Thanks for that. The comments on Thinker speak for themselves. MB
Hi, MB. How are you?
Your comments all ring very true.As a teenager in the early 1970’s, I, too, was struck by the selective indignation of the political left. The antiwar movement kept harping about the immorality of U. S. involvement in Vietnam. They were defeaningly silent about the monstrous atrocities of the Communists. When Vietnam fell in 1975, the Communists murdered tens of thousands of South Vietnamese. Lo and behold, the self-appointed moralists and peaceniks were nowhere to be found. There was not so much as a peep from them. How predictable.You are spot on about the hatred that characterizes the political left. I remember the women’s liberation movement, and the “Women’s Strike” in 1970, which was timed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of women’s suffrage in the U. S. in 1920. The call to strike included messages such as, “Starve a rat! Don’t feed your husband tonight.” If that is not hatred (of men, in this case), then what is?
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