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The Left Is What It Once Loathed

Victor Davis Hanson, American Greatness

The more one is insulated from the downside of one’s abstract progressivism, the louder and more vehemently he expresses it. Move Nancy Pelosi’s palazzo to the border, subject Bill Gates to Bernie Sanders’s wealth tax and his envisioned 70 percent tax rate, have Dianne Feinstein or Gavin Newsom live in an inner-city neighborhood or make NBA stars follow Chinese rules of collective bargaining and state-mandated compensation, or subject Samantha Power, Bruce Ohr, John Brennan, and Andrew McCabe to federal indictments, and Barack Obama to an impeachment charade and we would not have what is now the progressive party.