Being a leftist means never having to say you’re sorry.
The Associated Press is not taking a conservative position here, but we have reached such a point of cultural decay that fact-based positions that derive their grounds from reason and proof are already innately conservative. Or as George Orwell put it, “We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men.”
Many thanks to Barry Goldwater for this post’s title.
Let me preface this by saying that I have absolutely no military experience. I am a linguist by trade, a libertarian, and an armchair counterjihadist with more experience in the service industry than I care to admit. Believe it or not, this gives me an interesting perspective [...]