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Saturday, August 12, 2017

The Liberal Crackup - WSJ

It is time to admit that American liberalism is in deep crisis: a crisis of imagination and ambition on our side, a crisis of attachment and trust on the side of the wider public. The question is, why? Why would those who claim to speak for and defend the great American demos be so indifferent to stirring its feelings and gaining its trust? Why, in the contest for the American imagination, have liberals simply abdicated?

via www.wsj.com

Mark Lilla.

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/2017/08/the-liberal-crackup-wsj.html

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"Why, in the contest for the American imagination, have liberals simply abdicated?"

Because they are preening arseholes, insofar as an arsehole can figuratively preen.

Posted by: dearieme | Aug 13, 2017 12:37:08 PM