The left can’t tolerate the truth–they want their ideological bullshitting to be dominant, and the obeisance of the benighted masses.
Moynihan was a brain with humility–and he was always searching for the truth–which is why he showed that liberal “solutions” were just plain wrong. That is the ultimate sin in a totalitarian state, run by the nomenklatura, the oligarchy, the ruling class.
Try to ignore the writer of this essay, Sam Tenenhaus, except for getting the drift of how a prick “writer at large” for the New York Times would spin the Moynihan career when he isn’t and never will be strong enough to carry Moynihan’s briefcase. My, what arrogance, what ignorance, what arrogant ignorance. But he does express pretty well the frustration of the left–not getting their proper dose of big idea utopianism in the conflicted political environment. Continue reading