Friday, January 23, 2009

Open to new behavior or opinions and willing to discard traditional values ...

All those are liberals?
Any political term that supposedly encompasses Rachel Maddow, Paul Krugman, Bill Moyers and me (#18) [Glenn Greenwald] -- along with the likes of Maureen Dowd, Christopher Hitchens, Chris Matthews, Tom Friedman and Fred Hiatt -- is not a term that has any meaning.
I'll say!

I'm particularly struck by the 'willing to discard traditional values' in the definition of liberal. That would be traditional values such as witch-burning, religious wars and crusades, encouraging and enforcing ignorance, lying, cheating, ignoring and denying crimes when committed by the rich and powerful, seeing poverty as a crime ...

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