Friday, October 28, 2016

Just How Long Have I Been Saying This?

     It’s a disheartening thing when any Presidential candidate excommunicates half the country from the human equation. That’s basically what Hillary Clinton did, with her quip about “deplorables.” She’s reading from the 21st century progressive playbook. I call it Moral Majority 2.0, which has taken all the worst qualities of the so-called Moral Majority of the 1970s and 1980s, and valorized them — with a progressive flavoring. It’s now perfectly okay to hate, despise, lie about, abuse, bully, browbeat (or physically beat!) people who are “bad” — because the “bad” people deserve it. -- Brad R. Torgersen

     It’s a bit disheartening to be so far out in front of the “field.” Ah, well. Another commentator of note has captured that problem rather accurately:

     Being right too soon is socially unacceptable. – Robert A. Heinlein

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