“Shocked”—liberals’ ever-repeated response to the non-liberal world of reality which they refuse to acknowledge
In connection with the recent posts on how liberals inevitably describe terrible and predictable events as “shocking reminders” of things that the liberals already ought to know about, such as that terrorism is a threat to us, here are some past articles in which I discuss the liberal syndrome of “shock”:
And here are the two recent pieces:
Update: Here are further articles that touch on the same idea:
A liberal who has been mugged is still—a liberal [In which I relate “shocked” liberals to “mugged” neoconservatives in a four-part typology of liberals and conservatives.