It’s come to this. Facing flagging public support for their platform, Washington Democrats are now resorting to enlisting cartoon characters to help drum up support for funding public television with taxpayer money. Of course, it’s hard to tell muppets and House Democrats apart—unserious people look alike to my senses.
It’s always done “for the children.” Whether it’s ostracizing home-schooling, making power tools less useful and accessible, or reminding parents that Daddy Barack and Mommy Michelle know better than you which foods your children should eat, Big Government Progressives always seem to want to have control over you, from cradle to dinner table to grave.
Prof. Jonathan Haidt, a social psychologist at the University of Virginia, is an expert in the “intuitive foundations of morality and ideology.” During his speech, Haidt asked the audience to self-identify their political leaning. The results were, again, unsurprising: an estimated 80% of the 1,000 psychologists identified as liberal. Only 3 people in attendance—that’s 0.003%, to those keeping score at home—were conservative.
Haidt called this headcount a “statistically impossible lack of diversity,” noting that recent polls estimate that 40% of Americans identify as conservative, and 20% identify as progressive or liberal.
Our story begins in December 2010, when Ohio Democratic Party Chairman Chris Redfern—hot off of his public, on-camera tirade against so-called “Tea Party f—rs”—accused then-Governor Elect Kasich of racism and sexism on Twitter. This was met with great criticism from both the Ohio conservative blogosphere and Democratic members of the legislature, most notably State Senator Ray Miller (D-Columbus), who is himself African-American
His is a name that resonates across the centuries as one of the most brutal and genocidal warlords in humanity’s history. He was such an evil man, he was selected by rock-lobster aliens to represent the abstract concept of evil, alongside 1960s actors Phillip Pine and Carol Daniels DeMent. His reign of terror extended across [...]