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The Stone Truth: Left-Wingers Are Boring

nawlins72 Wrote: Dec 07, 2012 5:59 PM
"But is libertarianism really too much to ask?" So Goldberg and the other Party elite can marginalize, ostracize and mischaracterize your position and then blame you for their political defeats.
rk58 Wrote: Dec 07, 2012 6:10 PM
Actually, I've read a lot of what Goldberg has to say, and he is primarily a non-statist.. which sadly you cannot say about the majority of republicans. Many right-wing commentators marginalize libertarians, but I don't see Goldberg being amongst them.

On thing non-statists are at a disadvantage of is in how to sell their vision. Its one of personal responsibility, which simply doesn't sell right now to the majority.
nawlins72 Wrote: Dec 07, 2012 6:21 PM
I've not run across much from Goldberg that would describe him as a non-statist, IMO.
nawlins72 Wrote: Dec 07, 2012 6:25 PM
http://townhall.com/columnists/jonahgoldberg/2011/12/21/ron_pauls_naive_promises
Stuart95 Wrote: Dec 07, 2012 7:15 PM
Republicans gotta admit that Ron Paul started looking a lot better after November 6.

I think we're past the point where a Romney can put on the brakes hard enough to prevent disaster. We need a little something more powerful.
Curtis108 Wrote: Dec 07, 2012 9:05 PM
No, actually, Paul looks as bad as the current occupant in light of his anti--Constitutional positions.

When, at long last, will people understand that the left is boring?

The question came to mind as I was dipping in and out of Oliver Stone's miasmic 700-plus-page tome. I'll never read the whole thing, and not because it's a left-wing screed full of slimy distortions about the evils of the United States (though that doesn't help). It's that it's boring.

Stone and co-author Peter Kuznick call their book "The Untold History of the United States," except, again, it isn't. This story has been told countless times before. As the Daily Beast's Michael Moynihan notes in a devastating review, Stone...