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February 15, 2010 03:20

The Real American Narrative

Walter Lippmann, opining in 1932. “In the name of progress, men who call themselves communists, socialists, fascists…progressives, and even liberals, are unanimous in holding that government with its instruments of coercion, must by commanding the people how they shall live, direct the course of civilization….”

Got it? That’s progressivism in a nutshell. “We the people” are to be “commanded” and “coerced” by a tyrannical government, into doing what a Progressive elite feels is best for the collective.