Sat. Jan 29th, 2022

Commentary Peter Seeger poignantly asked, “Where have all the flowers gone?” I ask, instead, where have all the liberals gone? Have you noticed? There are no longer any of them out there. They’ve been replaced by “progressives” (actually, regressives, but that’s another matter). You can also seek, but in vain, any affirmative action programs. All have disappeared. And what do we have in place in these once-upon-a-time vaunted initiatives? Why, we’re now stuck with the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion philosophy. Similarly, while plain old ordinary “racism” was once the scourge of the land, infecting the body politic and economic, it, too, has faded away. Has bigotry disappeared? Not a bit of it. Instead, there’s “systemic racism” and “white supremacy” now haunting us. In like manner, there are no longer any retrogressing countries; they’re now, miraculously, all happily, “developing.” There are no longer any “swamps,” which we could revile. They’ve been …

Author: Walter Block

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