Skip to comments.The Progressive Aristocracy: The Left seeks a separate set of rules for themselves
Posted on 04/22/2014 9:17:42 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
In recent weeks, we examined the Obama administrations willingness to reverse positions that it had once proudly proclaimed on whether an individual mandate is necessary, whether the individual mandate is a tax, whether it is important that you can keep your plan or doctor, whether lobbyists should work in a presidents administration, whether a donor should be appointed U.S. ambassador, and so on. Then we noted environmentalists who said they would not criticize or attack lawmakers who supported the Keystone Pipeline, as long as they were Democrats.
Last week, we expanded the discussion to progressives wide-ranging willingness to contradict their own professed principles: gun-control proponents who travel with armed bodyguards, voucher opponents who send their kids to private schools, and minimum-wage-hike advocates who pay their staff less than the minimum wage, among others.
So what do progressives really want? If, as I suspect, the currency of progressivism isnt policies or results, but emotions, what does that approach build?(continued)
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If I didn’t know better I would think it’s all about power! :O
The Lear Jet Leftists expect to form the core of the global Green Inner Party. They will continue to enjoy the finest foods and most advanced gadgets the world has to offer — while deciding your fate for you.
If you work very hard and show them your unwavering loyalty you may be permitted to join the global Green Outer Party. You will be allowed occasional servings of meat - and air conditioning on a rationed basis.
The rest of us will eat insects and swelter for the good of the planet.
Fixed the title for you.
(By Right I mean the government authorized Right: the Republican party.)
George Orwell, Animal Farm
Marx was wrong when he said, "History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce." In this case it was a farce first, and now it is history, and it may well become tragedy.
Free speech applies only to them, the laws apply only to us.
Only the elites of the Left seek it. The others don’t know they aren’t included.
We have known this for a while
“The rest of us will eat insects and swelter for the good of the planet.”
I had a co-worker lefty radical tell me that we should live in caves again. You and me, not him of course.