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Richard Cohen Explains Conservatives

ThefingerNoz Wrote: Jan 09, 2013 6:56 PM
What specific legislation is based on these labor theory of value, profit is theft, etc.? I am curious. These are slogans used by political operatives not active policies. The bottom line is that with respect to the size of government both the left and the right have pragmatically responded the realities of the modern world -almost accidentally and certainly incrementally enacting similar policies. Currently we have little problem because the republicans painted themselves in a corner and are using the rhetoric of the right to almost try to escape the consequences for wanting their cake an eat it two, They should have cut the govt when it would not have been noticed but didn't.
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,...