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The public has recognized that Corporate, Chamber of Commerce Republicans,
and Wall Street Democrats
are the same party, and serve the same constituency,
and it’s NOT THEM.

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Thursday, November 10, 2016

THE GREAT LIBERAL FREAKOUT!!!!!!!!!!!!!


From Power Line:

The Great Liberal Freakout is under way, as we’ve noted below. Here’s my haul.

The head of the Joint Center for Political Studies, which the Washington Post describes as a “respected liberal think tank,” reacted to Trump’s landslide thus: “When you consider that in the climate we’re in—rising violence, the Ku Klux Klan—it is exceedingly frightening.” Castro, still with us, said right before the election: “We sometimes have the feeling that we are living in the time preceding the election of Adolf Hitler as Chancellor of Germany.”

Claremont College professor John Roth wrote: “I could not help remembering how economic turmoil had conspired with Nazi nationalism and militarism—all intensified by Germany’s defeat in World War I—to send the world reeling into catastrophe… It is not entirely mistaken to contemplate our post-election state with fear and trembling.”

Esquire writer Harry Stein says that the voters who supported Trump were like the “good Germans” in “Hitler’s Germany.” Sociologist Alan Wolfe is up in the New Left Review: “The worst nightmares of the American left appear to have come true.” And he doubles down in The Nation: “[T]he United States has embarked on a course so deeply reactionary, so negative and mean-spirited, so chauvinistic and self-deceptive that our times may soon rival the McCarthy era.”

The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, keeper of the “Doomsday Clock” that purported to judge the risk of nuclear annihilation, has moved the hands on the clock from seven to four minutes before midnight.

Oh wait, did I say this was the reaction to Trump?? 

Sorry—these are what the left was saying the day after Ronald Reagan’s election in 1980. 

Some things never change.

BONUS POINTS 


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2 Comments:

Blogger Redneck Texan said...

That was about the time period I met my first real live adult liberal.

He hated Reagan when everyone else I knew loved him.

I thought he was a rare aberration ..... until I discovered social media. Then I couldn't believe how many there were really were in other regions.

Kinda when I stopped looking at the populations of other regions as compatriots.

Thursday, November 10, 2016 2:26:00 am  
Blogger Epaminondas said...

That's awesome and classic. Here's hoping Trump can deliver even MORE change that Ronnie

Thursday, November 10, 2016 11:25:00 am  

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