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The Stone Truth: Left-Wingers Are Boring

stuart97 Wrote: Dec 07, 2012 12:18 PM
Maybe marginalization of Paul's supporters lost the election; maybe it didn't. But as the Republican Party tries to figure out why it lost what should have been the easiest election since Reagan-Carter, it should think about how it is going to expand its base so we don't have to face McConnell losing to Hillary in 2016. The only fiscally conservative, non-Republican group out there is the libertarians. And the libertarian principles are fundamentally attractive to any thinking person who still believes in freedom. Republicans would do well to talk to the libertarians, and vice-versa. They could combine to win a lot of elections without sacrificing principles, if they try.

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...