Urbin Report

Sunday, January 30, 2005

An Observation about the Left and the Right...

Dean points out:

In the late 20th century, the right was forced to confront Mussolini and Franco and, ultimately, Hitler. They had their noses rubbed in those men and the movements they represented. As reluctant as most of them were, most of them were honest enough--sooner or later--to confront all that full in the face.

Still to this day, the left has refused to allow itself to be confronted full in the face with Lenin, Stalin, and Mao. Instead, most of them still make excuses, or bloviate and act offended and change the subject when someone brings it up.

This may ultimately be the most important difference between left and right today.