Progressives Again Call for ‘Revolutionary Justice’ After GOP Comments on Unemployed

by Donald Douglas | December 28, 2010 2:19 pm

An update to “Progressives Cheer Mark Madoff Suicide as ‘Revolutionary Justice’ [1].”

Turns out that the DownWithTyranny![2] progressives are invoking revolutionary appeals again. A ten-point roster of GOP quotes on the unemployed and public benefits actually ends with Marie Antoinette’s famous line, “Let them eat cake.” And then the progressive response:

Now we know that Marie Antoinette was expressing the modern-day Republican philosophy centuries in advance. And what happened to her?

This is another one of those times where I take progressives at their word. Republicans aren’t Bourbons, but radical leftists would love the same dénouement:

Via Memeorandum[3] with more progressive extremism at Digby’s[4].

Cross-posted from American Power[5].

  1. Progressives Cheer Mark Madoff Suicide as ‘Revolutionary Justice’ :
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