In the wake of the president’s speech earlier this week, during which he attempted to sell his intervention in Libya, leftist commentators have seized upon one of his stated justifications and flaunted it as evidence that he really does think America exceptional. However, the exceptionalism they’re talking about has nothing to do with the historical concept.
America is entering a new era, subjugation to a tyranny of singular thought.
Let us heed the warnings preserved for us through History…
[N]o countries need associations more — to prevent either despotism of parties or the arbitrary rule of a prince — than those with a democratic social state. …if private people did not artificially and temporarily create something [...]
Editor’s note: Click here for a collection of the previous exchanges between Pajamas Media’s Mary Grabar and NewsReal’s David Swindle in this dialogue regarding marijuana legalization, conservatism, and the counterculture.
David, thank you for letting me reply once more.
“It’s not pot-smoking counterculturalists that are sending Guantanamo detainees to Illinois.”
But the [...]