A divorce agreement between liberal and conservative America
A reader sent this e-mail which was written by a law student and has been circulating among conservatives: I’ve edited it slightly.
John McNeil writes:
I could do without some of the things that Mr. Wall suggests we on the Right keep, like Wal-mart, big oil, corporatism, etc. Not too crazy about “invading” and “hammering” either. But he’s on the right track.LA replies:
I actually took out one sentence that was a real clunker, where he said that medical care is a “luxury.”September 7
Ken Hechtman, a Canadian leftist with U.S. connections, writes:
“Battle Hymn of the Republic” is ours. It comes from the side that won the Civil War, not the side that lost. Scientology combines the worst features of a profit-making business with the worst features of a religion. That one’s clearly yours. What else … We’ll keep all the universities except for Bob Jones College and Oral Roberts U. You get the Beltway think tanks. We keep the eight hour work day. You can have slavery back. You keep the Second Amendment, the rest of the Bill of Rights is ours.LA replies:
“Jeffersonian,” in his article, “The Reds and the Blues: Time for a Divorce?”, also conceded that “Blue” (leftist) America would get the better universities, but added that “Red” (conservative) America could quickly create good ones of its own.Dean E. writes:
The divorce would be a tremendous boon to that 95 percent of African-Americans who voted for Obama. In one fell swoop they could be rid of their white racist oppressors and made perfectly equal to their white liberal comrades. Cries of “racism!” would be a thing of the past. In the universal egalitarian utopia of Liberal Land, racism is unthinkable, and those blacks who chose to live with us would have no cause for complaint, having chosen voluntarily, for inexplicable reasons of their own, to live with such as us. We would get the Clarence Thomases, the Thomas Sowells, and the Booker T. Washington-Uncle Tom types, and they would have all the Jesse Jacksons, Al Sharptons, and guys with their pants falling off. It’s really quite an agreeable idea.Robert B., who forwarded the “divorce agreement” e-mail to me, writes:
You know, my daughter is at _____, a liberal, Ivy League school if ever there was one, so what is so heartening to me is that this is making the rounds at even openly liberal colleges. She even has friends there who are known as “DWGs.” A “DWG” is a “Democrat With Guns.” You were right, Lawrence, Obama has spurred a “counter conservative revolution” such as would never have happened had John McCain been elected President.
Posted by Lawrence Auster at September 06, 2010 11:12 PM | Send