With Howard Zinn, contemporary American academia found its court historian. Zinn, who died January 27 at 87, was like a gigantic echo chamber, accurately reproducing — and actively reinforcing — every left-wing cliché with which the academy has abetted its sense of election these past several decades. “You see how smart he is,” saith the [...]
Why do political “progressives” feel the need to lie so regularly about who they are? The question is an old one, but is newly prompted by a biography of feminist leader Betty Friedan, which establishes beyond doubt that the woman who virtually created modern feminism is a political imposter. In her path-breaking book, The Feminine [...]
Dogged. Resolute. Moral. Optimistic in the face of multiple setbacks. Committed 1st and foremost to the individual and not the ideology.
Although it would be easy to peg these attributes to a Conservative such as Ronald Reagan, in this case they belong to the late Sarah Rose Horowitz, who of course is David [...]