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Time to Grow Up, GOP

Rick 2811 Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 8:53 AM
It appears to me that when the bulk of all media was liberal and no one to really confront them, they weren't quite as slanted...not lots of competition to watch. Nowadays we have Fox News and others, the internet to help bring out the antithesis to liberalism, the liberal media, and liberals in general, have dug in their heels to either leave out pertinent information, distort or outright lie about political happenings. If you are thinking immediately of Obama, go back to sleep !! Just citing "F&F and Benghazi, just these two, demonstrates where the media is on the above point. All liberals know it too, but they just laugh knowing of their advantage !

It's hard for a lot of people, particularly on the right, to recognize that the conservative movement's problems are mostly problems of success. The Republican Party's problems are much more recognizable as the problems of failure, including the failure to recognize the limits of that movement's success.

American conservatism began as a kind of intellectual hobbyist's group with little hope of changing the broader society. Albert Jay Nock, the cape-wearing libertarian intellectual -- he called himself a "philosophical anarchist" -- who inspired a very young William F. Buckley Jr., argued that political change was impossible because the masses were rubes,...