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20 Of The Most Embarrassing Moments In The History Of The Democrat Party

MariansMusings Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 11:00 PM
One of the most tragic embarrassing moments for Democrats was when Roosevelt refused to allow a ship of Jewish refugees to land in America during WWII. Carter's inept and failed rescue of Iranian hostages also ranks right up there. But Carter giving away Panama was inexplicable. Right now we could use the money it was bringing in. Never mind our investment in the project. MusingsByMarian dot com.

For example, one will virtually never hear that the Palmer Raids, Prohibition, or American eugenics were thoroughly progressive phenomena. These are sins America itself must atone for. Meanwhile, real or alleged “conservative” misdeeds — say McCarthyism — are always the exclusive fault of conservatives and a sign of the policies they would repeat if given power. The only culpable mistake that liberals make is failing to fight “hard enough” for their principles. Liberals are never responsible for historic misdeeds because they feel no compulsion to defend the inherent goodness of America. Conservatives, meanwhile, not only take the blame for...