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Richard Cohen Explains Conservatives

Harrison Bergeron Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 2:44 PM
If only we had lost our "reliable monster" when Communism fell! How many times must we run the socialist experiment before the Dumbocrats finally give up on it? Robespierre, Marx, Lenin, Mussolini, Hitler, Stalin, Mao, Gorbachev, USSR, China, N. Korea, Cambodia, India, England, France, Italy, Spain, and Greece. Hundreds of tries, dozens of flavors, millions dead or enslaved, billions impoverished without a single success at producing "Social Justice", and STILL the Dumbocrats pursue their Socialist paradise. It took a war to end their defense of slavery, and it will probably take another to end their socialist fixation. We'll lose our "reliable monster" when the Dumbocrat party renounces its passion for all that is evil.
rmccarthy Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 8:28 PM
In my opinion, what the Left takes for granted or just can't understand are the only things that allow them to seem successful at all, aided by their falsely blaming and demonizing their opponents.
On the last day of 2012, Washington Post columnist Richard Cohen inadvertently clarified two huge matters regarding the left.

The first was the ignorance about conservatives and conservatism that permeates the left. The second was the primary reason decent people identify with the left: the effective caricaturing and demonizing of the right. Were it not for caricature and demonization, most otherwise intelligent and decent people would not be on the left.

This is what Cohen wrote in his column, "Republicans Adrift:"

"It is conservatism that is both intellectually exhausted and nearly indefensible. It is the movement of the ideologically ossified,...