Category Archives: America Becoming French

Slapping Down the Invisible Hand

Change may be in the air. Conor Friedersdorf, subbing for Andrew Sullivan at the Atlantic, decided it was time to quote Eric Hoffer in The True Believer: When people are ripe for a mass movement, they are usually ripe for … Continue reading

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How to Make a Republican Cry

The issue was discussed at length last month – using the word socialism to scare people silly seems to have stopped working. On Thursday, April 9, there was the release of that Rasmussen poll – it seems that only fifty-three … Continue reading

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