The Corner

Re: Gawker and Crowder

Charlie, plus ça change, as the saying goes. The thug Left has been enamored of violence since I was a pup in the ’60s. Back in the day, it was called — admiringly — direct action, which basically meant applying a brick to a window or a fist to somebody’s face when you were caught up in Days of Rage. 

 

 

Of course, it’s a long stretch of moral high ground from the civil-rights movement to protecting union privileges for beefy thugs, but that’s progress for you. 

Michael Walsh — Mr. Walsh is the author of the novels Hostile Intent and Early Warning and, writing as frequent NRO contributor David Kahane, Rules for Radical Conservatives.

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