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Powerline just posted a must-read essay from the great David Horowitz. The whole thing is frighteningly perceptive as you might expect (Horowitz spent 20 years as a communist radical in his younger days, and he understands the left as few do), but here is a very brief taste:
Democrats are not democrats; they are totalitarians. They have declared war on the First Amendment, the Second Amendment, the Electoral College, the Senate, the Supreme Court, the election system, and the idea of civil order.
I would love to hear my Democrat friends attempt to argue with any of those points.
Conservatives tend to believe in freedom to do as one pleases. So conservatives naturally tend to allow those they don’t agree with a great deal of latitude: “Well, I don’t see it that way. But whatever makes you happy, buddy. None of my business.” So while polite conservatives like Ronald Reagan, George W. Bush, myself, David Horowitz, and millions of others were playing nice, the left was using any means at their disposal to accumulate power.
In the last election, the Democrats made it clear that they didn’t care (and it didn’t matter) who voted for whom. Biden didn’t even bother to campaign, which seemed odd at the time. But not now. This blatant power play has scared a large number of previously deferential conservatives into the realization that we are involved in a war, whether we choose to participate in it or not. And that this war has been going on for some decades.
And that has many of us, like me and Mr. Horowitz for example, rapidly evolving from disappointed to pissed off.
Voter fraud is an important part of all this. But it’s not that simple – read Mr. Horowitz’ quote above again, if you like. As he points out in that passage, a nation of free people is faced with an invasion of totalitarians. This election matters, but not as much as everything else Mr. Horowitz discusses in his essay.
What should be done? What can be done? I’m not sure.
But a good first step would be acknowledging the situation we find ourselves in, and recognizing what exactly we are up against.
And Mr. Horowitz’s essay is a good place to start.Published in