An NYU conference celebrates the founding document of the sixties-era radical left.
David Brooks has a provocative column today likening today’s Tea Party movement to the New Left that emerged in the 60s counterculture. Brooks is right about some of the outward similarities: the populist rhetoric; the grassroots activism; the disdain for political elites; and, ultimately, the somewhat diffuse policy agenda defined more by what it stands [...]
Read Mary Grabar’s original Pajamas Media article here.
Read David Swindle’s NewsReal rebuttal here.
I will respond to your post, David, because it, like many of the posts in response to my column points to a very important divide in the conservative/libertarian movement. Thank you for the opportunity.
Your post also points to a [...]