Tuesday, April 8, 2014

The continuing radicalization of the Left

Whatever happened to American liberalism and its vaunted support for free speech? Susan Goldberg traces the totalitarian temptation in its contemporary context.


RebeccaH said...

Good article, well worth thinking over.

bruce said...

Yes that seems to be pretty much the NeoCon case for Classical Liberal activism. I concede it may well be where the world is heading eventually, but I'm a pessimistic PaleoCon these days, in the British (Canadian?) tradition where we are called Tories. I'm still not sure what USA PaleoCons want as the US seems to me founded on the Classical Liberalism Goldberg describes and I don't see what a PaleoCon can do about it.

Outside Canada I don't think you can be an American Tory. David Warren makes the Tory case: