Skip to comments.Spare Me the Purity Racket (MoDo gets it sort of right)
Posted on 07/28/2019 8:59:39 PM PDT by DoodleBob
WASHINGTON After I interviewed Nancy Pelosi a few weeks ago, The HuffPost huffed that we were Dreaded Elites because we were eating chocolates and horror of horrors the speaker had on some good pumps.
Then this week, lefty Twitter erected a digital guillotine because I had a book party for my friend Carl Hulse, The Timess authority on Capitol Hill for decades, attended by family, journalists, Hill denizens and a smattering of lawmakers, including Pelosi, Chuck Schumer and Susan Collins.
I, the daughter of a D.C. cop, and Carl, the son of an Illinois plumber, were hilariously painted as decadent aristocrats reveling like Marie Antoinette when we should have been knitting like Madame Defarge.
Yo, proletariat: If the Democratic Party is going to be against chocolate, high heels, parties and fun, youve lost me. And Ive got some bad news for you about 2020.
The progressives are the modern Puritans. The Massachusetts Bay Colony is alive and well on the Potomac and Twitter.
They eviscerate their natural allies for not being pure enough while placing all their hopes in a color-inside-the-lines lifelong Republican prosecutor appointed by Ronald Reagan.
The politics of purism makes people stupid. And nasty.
My father stayed up all night the night Truman was elected because he was so excited. I would like to stay up til dawn the night a Democrat wins next year because Im so excited to see the moment when the despicable Donald Trump lumbers into a Marine helicopter and flies away for good.
But Democrats are making that dream ever more distant because they are using their time knifing one another and those who want to be on their side instead of playing it smart.
(Excerpt) Read more at msn.com ...
You remembered the Rule.
I’m only here for the CZJ pics.
Is MoDo allowed to buy a clue?
I have been calling them Secular Puritans for 2 years.
It is probably constructive that someone like MODO is figuring it out too.
I'm not really too up on the French Revolution, but is this just like the Montagnards turning on the Sans-Culottes? Or the Jacobins? Mo Do better watch out, the new left avant grade is taking no prisoners.
Poor Mo, she hasnt figured out the socialists despise people like her. She will be the first one pushed onto the carts headed to the guillotine.
Maureen Dowd is an elitist. What her father did for a living has no bearing upon that.
Then on an article about guns being found in a pond, Tax-Chick mention boating accidents right away...my faith was renewed.
I think the CZJ rule is a little sophmoric but as I said before, I'm an originalist. Carry on.
Btw, the article is worth reading.
She's got that right.
When I think of the way the left loves control, punishment for unorthodoxy, and pushing their warped values on others, I think the Spanish Inquisition is the better comparison for them than the Puritans. The Puritans at least tried to live righteously; the Inquisitors just liked to attack others until they submitted.
There are rules.
She got her revolutions wrong I think. This is more like the Bolsheviks turning on the Mensheviks. Because leftism is built on always shifting values and goals, newer leftists eventually turn on their old heroes. That seems to be a historical constant, and at least we get to enjoy watching them eat their own.
Cocaine Mitch should be locked and loaded with an impeachment trial in the Senate, where they can go through the corrupt origins of the investigation before an audience of millions.
Dowd sucks, regardless.
CZJ sent me
Not a chance, MoDo. Not a fat chance!
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