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Liberal narrative is "the truth"?
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Moreover, some of President Obama’s complaints are unsettling. As he sees it, the liberal narrative is “the truth”, competing narratives are “factually incorrect”, and the press has a duty not to treat truth on an equal basis with falsehood. By this standard, any article that doesn’t heap scorn and disdain on those who disagree with him is biased; “balance” is an illusion when it comes to subjects about which liberals are passionately convinced that they are right.
It just isn’t that simple. Political disagreements are often about values and context—about which facts are important and should move policy rather than about whether side A or side B is right about some specific point. There’s a totalitarian impulse and a deep hostility to the concept of public debate lurking not far below the surface here, and it’s a little unsettling that President Obama seems to think there are a lot of public policy issues on which the liberal viewpoint is True and the conservative viewpoint is Dumb.
Liberals are often some of the least tolerant people when they are sure they are right; like the Massachusetts Puritans from whom, culturally and intellectually, much of modern American liberalism descends, they believe in freedom for God’s Elect — and force to make the heathen and the unenlightened Do Right.
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311 days ago
This is the core of the problem in this country today. Most Liberals lack the intellectual ability to engage in a factual conversation on most significant issues from the economy to Constitutional issues.
That's why they see opposition to free contraception and Chick-fil-A’s opposition to same-sex marriage not as protection of First Amendment rights but as attacks on women and gays. As a result, they simply adopt the talking points of their leaders, without question. In their minds the talking points become fact and therefore, truth.
This is how the Germans adopted the Hitler lies as truth. Liberals are no longer foolish, they are downright dangerous.
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