No, A Catholic Kid Wearing A MAGA Hat Isn’t Like The Klu Klux Klan

The Federalist | 1/22/2019 | Sumantra Maitra
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For all his murderous intent, Leon Trotsky once stumbled upon a piece of wisdom that has lived through ages. At the height of the Weimarian dysfunction in Europe, Trotsky wrote that sometimes, there is a limit to reasoning.

A quote often misattributed to him states that you might not be interested in war, but war is interested in you. Trotsky didn’t write “war,” he wrote dialectic, but the fundamental wisdom remains true. What are the options for you to reason with people who have already determined that you are the enemy? At what point do you realize that this is all futile, as the other side is not willing to entertain any reason, and is determined to crush you for political power?

Display - Brett - Kavanaugh - Affair - One

A display of that was evident last during the Brett Kavanaugh affair. No one probably even remembers the names of the accusers anymore, and they have vanished in the fog, as political pawns usually do, once their puppeteers have deemed their time over. The latest is the Covington Catholic case.

It is hard to find a more disgraceful 48 hours for a section of American national media than the episodes of BuzzFeed’s Russia story and the unfortunate Covington kids, who were raked over the coals after they were publicly slandered by black nationalists and a Native American man. What transpired for almost two days was a mindless, emetic barbarism, by grown-up humans exulting in ritualistic bloodlust, supported by soft but vile totalitarian justifications by otherwise self-declared reasonable ones against a bunch of school kids, for what essentially amounts to their choice of hats.

Robby - Soave - Dots - Reason - Magazine

Here’s what happened, as Robby Soave connected the dots for Reason Magazine, a far better reporter than anyone in CNN, MSNBC or the American papers of records. A bunch of Catholic school kids attending the March for Life were...
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