The View From 1776
Thursday, June 19, 2008
The Model for Obama’s Bringing Us Together
A collectivist government run by the Democrat-Socialist party will bring us together, by force if necessary. Just as the Soviet Politburo could claim to represent the democratic will of the workers, Senator Obama’s backers are confident that the are in sole possession of all relevant knowledge. Hence they ought to be empowered to impose moral relativism and scientism upon the nation. In their view, people who aren’t liberal-progressive-socialists are ignorant and don’t deserve a voice in a statist regime.
To see how the process is intended to unfold, read Theodore Dalrymple’s latest sketch of what’s happening in the EU.