Tweet During the Bush era, a lot of Progressives engaged in faux civil disobedience. They marched and screamed, periodically hanged or burned Bush effigies, and even allowed gay marriage, secure in the knowledge that they’d suffer virtually no consequences. Actual vandalism might get imprisonment or a fine, but everything else allowed them to sleep in [...]
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Tweet The Dalai Lama spoke today in Berkeley, and reminded me strongly of Gandhi. This was Gandhi’s approach to the Nazis, as expressed to the English (who were, you remember, the nation against which he was rebelling): “I would like you to lay down the arms you have as being useless for saving you or [...]