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On July 4, Remember: We Are Not French

Gayle__CO Wrote: Jul 05, 2012 9:17 AM
Let's not forget China's One Child policy and the wholesale aborting of female babies. Joe Biden may think the policy is hunky dory, but I don't. And, Allison could probably care less.

This column is adapted from “Demonic:How the Liberal Mob Is Endangering America.”

It has become fashionable to equate the French and American revolutions, but they share absolutely nothing beyond the word “revolution.” The American Revolution was a movement based on ideas, painstakingly argued by serious men in the process of creating what would become the freest, most prosperous nation in world history.

The French Revolution was a revolt of the mob. It was the primogenitor of the horrors of the Bolshevik revolution, Hitler’s Nazi Party, Mao’s cultural revolution, Pol Pot’s slaughter, and America’s periodic mob uprisings from Shays’...