Skip to comments.Noam Chomsky Gets Half a Clue
Posted on 07/05/2011 12:16:25 PM PDT by Paladins Prayer
Of all idiots, none is so useful as he who can masquerade as a genius.
MIT linguistics professor Noam Chomsky recently denounced Hugo Chavez, accusing the Venezuelan strongman of making an "assault" on his nation's democracy and of cruelty with respect to a female judge he imprisoned for issuing an unwelcome ruling. The criticism made headlines, as the "renowned scholar" had long given aid and comfort to Ego-and-Mouth Chavez. In fact, when the leader denounced President Bush in an infamous 2006 U.N. address, it was Chomsky's book Hegemony or Survival: America's Quest for Global Dominance that he waved and used as a prop. And Chomsky often praises Venezuela's socialist revolution, most recently saying, "It's hard to judge how successful they [the Venezuelan socialists] are, but if they are successful they would be seeds of a better world."
Well, socialism has only failed every time it's been tried, but I guess Chomsky's renowned intellect has finally figured out a way to do the same thing over and over again and achieve different results.
(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ...
Chomsky is only around to make the rest of us look sane.
Boy, nothing gets by Noam! Let’s face it, the guy’s brilliant!
Chomsky = Useful Idiot Savant.
Knows a lot about linguistics, but nothing about life.
“Reading Noam Chomsky is like passing a bladder stone. A lot of angst, a lot of wiggling, some pulsing anguish, and in the end producing nothing useful to anyone.” -ME
Don’t waste your time with Noam Chomsky. If he wasn’t a tenured professor, he would out on a street corner in ragged clothes ranting about Nixon, Reagan and the Bush family to random passers-by.
He was speaking about Climate Change at the local Moonbat Church in my city. No questions allowed.
He needs to buy a vowel.
I don’t know why or when everybody from academic linguistic experts to Hollywood stars somehow decided that doing well in these areas qualified them to be political experts and general gurus. Always left wing, of course.
Leftist radicals have no tolerance for “failing the cause”, and are the first to throw their own kind “under the bus” for not being perfect.
In this case, Chomsky is probably enraged, probably close to his typical state of mind, that Chavez has “failed the revolution” by getting cancer.
Chomsky assumes, or maybe knows, that Chavez’s cancer is terminal, so Chomsky has no more interest in Chavez, but has instead decided to discover the next radical messiah.
Exactly, the first things communists do after taking over a country is execute or jail any weak communists. Especially if they are not directly involved with the takeover.
It isn't pretty.