The View From 1776

§ American Traditions

§ People and Ideas

§ Decline of Western Civilization: a Snapshot

§ Books to Read


Liberal_Jihad_Cover.jpg Forward USA

Monday, July 03, 2006

Pol Pot: A True Liberal

During the Vietnam era Pol Pot was one of the heroes of the student anarchists who today are the leading lights of left-wing liberalism.  Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and the spin-off Weatherman group of armed robbers and bomber-assassins proclaimed themselves and their fellow “freedom fighters” like Pol Pot to be moral exemplars for the American people.