What would motivate two young Muslims to blow up innocent men, women, and children? What did America do to deserve such an outpouring of irrational, blind hatred? In the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings, it is clear that most Americans still do not understand the ideology of radical Islam.
No matter what progress Republicans may make in electoral politics over the coming years, it will be difficult to roll back the steady march of liberalism that has taken place inside our cultural, bureaucratic and legal institutions -- from academia to regulatory agencies to the Department of Justice -- but we have to try.
Rampant unemployment will, eventually, give way to a political crisis as austerity measures galvanize radical political parties opposed to the status quo.
When students are pondering a “bill of rights” for themselves, one might expect to see a vending machine in the cafeteria or a longer lunch hour on the list of demands. You know, kids stuff.
Its ideology is not--and ideology matters.