Why leftists, especially intellectuals, are the least likely to suspect that they are ignorant of the things with which they meddle.
Conservatives frequently make unfavorable comparisons between Barack Obama and Jimmy Carter, but it’s a rarer occurrence to see leftists do the same. So when a lefty zealot like Eric Alterman does precisely that in his latest Daily Beast article, it’s bound to raise eyebrows, though it shouldn’t—where The One reminds right-wingers of Carter through his international and economic ineptness, Alterman sees Obama aping some very different traits from his predecessor.
Yes, we the people have a moral obligation to lend a hand to our young, our sick, and our downtrodden, but the role of our federal government is to protect our individual rights so we don’t have to watch our backs all the time, so we can focus on other pursuits, such as bettering ourselves and the world around us.
In a visually compelling format Glenn Beck heaped justified ridicule on one of the many false precepts of progressivism, to wit, that it is somehow “unfair” that some people have more money than others.
To do this, Beck gave President Obama (and his audience) the silent treatment on his TV show. (video link)
As a video clip showed the president [...]
Our favorite talk show host Glenn Beck recently criticized Paul Ryan, for giving a speech in which he tried to rehabilitate progressives such as Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson. Beck’s criticism came after he read this post over at the popular conservative Hot Air blog, in which Ryan is praised for being a “real progressive.” Unlike Ryan, Beck [...]
“Progressivism is a cancer in America,” Glenn Beck said during his keynote speech at CPAC this year. He’s also repeatedly said it on his show. Jon Stewart, a progressive, reacted last night with a long monologue styled after Beck. And, I must say, it was pretty hilarious, topped off by Jon Stewart wearing white sneakers [...]