“A New Variety of Privilege”
[Shanta] Driver’s position seems instead to be based on the contemporary leftist theory that groups certified as “oppressed” deserve special treatment at the expense of the “privileged.” Such a view, however, collapses in its own illogic. A system that gives special treatment to members of an “oppressed” group is simply a new variety of privilege.
Yes, The Left is supposed to be about “equality.” Yet, with every single issue that comes along, there is always one class of people The Left wants to win all the time, and another class of people they want to be beaten all of the time. And, of course, they’re full of complaints whenever they don’t win. All of the time.
They’re not about equality and they never have been. Where did we ever get such an idea? They said so?
When liberals look at the poor, first and foremost, they see people who will vote for them in exchange for goodies. This gives liberals a perverse incentive to keep as...Read More
Just as an aside, I would so totally pay to watch a movie about the American Revolution done by the
I will be liveblogging the debate starting tonight at 9 PM. Pop a bag of popcorn, grab a few beverages