The nice thing about being on the Left is that your arguments never become stale. Regardless of what the facts say, whether or not a claim has been soundly refuted in the public arena, or how many times you’ve said it, you can always recycle the same smears. Today’s recycler is Peter Beinart, who takes to the Daily Beast to bemoan the Republican Party’s descent into bigotry.
Chicago is infamous for having the most powerful and unassailable Democrat political machine in the nation. When I heard that after the election of our most liberal President, a favorite son of the Chicago machine, two network television shows would be set in Chicago I thought “Here we go…” I did not expect that both would portray the Chicago machine as corrupt, elitist and hopelessly liberal.
As usual, Moore is all over the philosophical map, weaving non sequitur into a net of lies. His overarching tactic remains the same as it has always been, to represent black as white, up as down, left as right, and good as evil. In fact, you can fairly well predict what Moore will say about anything by taking the truth and stating the opposite.
A Jewish student at the University of California at Berkeley who was attacked by a Muslim student last year has filed suit against UC Berkeley for failing to provide a safe atmosphere. In her suit, 21-year-old Jessica Felber alleges that UC Berkeley did not effectively deal with harassment and intimidation by Muslim and pro-Arab student groups, leading to “a dangerous and threatening environment.”