Saturday, February 20, 2010
Driftglass' and Blue Gal's Friday Podcast
Apparently I have a temper.
Also I have some leftover graphics to haunt your nightmares from a long post I never finished (but which turned out much better in last week's podcast than it was ever gonna in print) about Conservatism being exactly the same as pornography. Because, like porn, wingnut politics evokes the same visceral responses, caters to the same kinds of obsessions, forgives the same kinds of irrationalities, and rewards the same kinds of extreme behavior.
Which is why, over and over again, we on the Left cope so poorly with it.
Because since its earliest, most flamboyant days
To its corpulent twilight
Conservatism has been swept along by not by the power of its plot or its policies, but by the sheer
ugly, violent prowess
of its actors.
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