Crying Bigotry: Last Refuge Of The Liberal – IBD – Investors.com

Posted on August 26, 2010

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Liberalism under siege is an ugly sight indeed. Just yesterday it was all hope and change and returning power to the people. But the people have proved so disappointing. Their recalcitrance has, in only 19 months, turned the 40-year liberal ascendancy that James Carville predicted into a full retreat.

Ah, the people, the little people, the small-town people, the “bitter” people, as Barack Obama in an unguarded moment once memorably called them, clinging “to guns or religion or” — this part is less remembered — “antipathy toward people who aren’t like them.

That’s a polite way of saying: clinging to bigotry.

via Crying Bigotry: Last Refuge Of The Liberal – IBD – Investors.com.

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