Bob Tyrrell: Liberal Unfairness vs. James O’Keefe – The American Spectator


WASHINGTON — Irving Kristol, the recently deceased godfather of neoconservatism, once said to me, “Fairness is not a Liberal value.” I thought about his asseveration while observing the Liberals' colossal indignation over conservative activist James O'Keefe's entry under false pretenses into the district offices of Senator Mary Landrieu D-La.. O'Keefe is the merry prankster who […]

Moral exhibitionism: Media Matters’ in-house flasher


Thomas Sowell calls it “moral exhibitionism”: that annoying leftist habit of expressing disproportionate outrage over cooked-up “controversies.”
For those who indulge in such “self-satisfied preening,” Sowell writes, “indignation is a way of life”:
Progressives are in the business of complaining and denouncing (…) Some of the most vocal critics of the way things are being done are [...]

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From the Pen of David Horowitz: December 3, 2009


Antonio Gramsci once described the revolutionary temperament as a pessimism of the intellect and an optimism of the will. For the veterans of my radical generation, the balance was tipped when we sustained what seemed like irreparable injury to our sense of historical possibility. It was not even so much the feeling that the left [...]