Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Must Read Dennis Prager: "Why Left Wingers Cut Ties With Trump Voters"

This actually happened to me a few weeks ago. Just on Facebook and not in person so seriously LIKE WHATEVSSSSSS but this is exactly the kind of rhetoric that preceded my being dispatched to Facebook Friend Gulag.

You know, the old "it's not me, it's you, Rosen" kind of thing...

Anyway, read the whole thing! So good. 

This is the intellectual territory really where Prager always hits his stride. He knows the leftist mind inside out and backwards.

It's also quite lovely (maybe a little bit naive, too) that he has enough faith in humans to encourage people to still try to maintain ties, despite all the anger and hostility. I actually don't think this pans out when you are faced with that much raw emotional anger, but hey-do what you gotta do.

A few good nuggets, but seriously read the whole thing:

"People on the right think that most people on the left are wrong; people on the left think that most people on the right are evil. Decades of labeling conservative positions as “hateful” and labeling conservative individuals as “sexist,” “intolerant,” “xenophobic,” “homophobic,” “racist,” and “bigoted” have had their desired effect."

"The Left associates human decency not so much with personal integrity as with having correct — i.e. progressive — political positions. Therefore, if you don’t hold progressive positions, you lack decency. Ask your left-wing friends if they’d rather their high-school son or daughter cheat on tests or support Trump."