The Corner

Imagine (Apologies to John Lennon)

A good point on yesterday’s “lack of imagination” thread, from a reader:

“Since when do people on the left suffer from a lack of imagination? They

can imagine John Ashcroft’s jackbooted minders breaking down doors to

inspect library cards. They imagine that September 11th was a Republican

plot to boost business for Halliburton. They imagine that Bill Clinton was

a great President! Need I go on? The problem with lefties is more

fundamental. They simply cannot deal with reality. Rather than face the

fact that evil men do horrible things to innocent people, their post-modern

alarm bell rings, setting off a spate of apologies, rationalizations and

evasions. Reality simply won’t fit into their utopian vision. Imagine

that!”

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