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Unruly Progressives
National Review Online, by Jim Geraghty

Original Article

Posted By:AVFD15, 3/26/2014 11:21:12 AM

Shortly after Barack Obama rose to the presidency, the Right became fascinated by Saul Alinsky, and in particular by the philosopher and community organizer’s “Rules for Radicals.” Many on the right focused their attention on Alinsky’s Fourth Rule: “Make opponents live up to their own book of rules. You can kill them with this, for they can no more obey their own rules than the Christian church can live up to Christianity.” The strategy of “making them live up to their own book of rules” is frequently mentioned and discussed these days at Breitbart.com, Instapundit, Ace of Spades, and just

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a great read and punishing itemization of the left´s double standards. Loved this pull quote:

"As long as a particular position or stance lets progressives feel good about themselves, they will embrace it. Thus the measuring stick of Obamacare is not whether it’s actually providing the uninsured with health insurance — the majority of the uninsured remain oblivious to even the most basic facts about the law — but whether a liberal feels that it’s a sign that he cares about the uninsured more than other people.

Liberals will deem Obamacare a failure only if it stops making them feel good about

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Rinktum, 3/26/2014 12:00:11 PM     (No. 9784989)

Excellent read. Feelings sum up the depth of progressive ideology. Not facts. They are still stuck on the " if it feels good, do it" philosophy touted in the 60´s.

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