Magazine April 19, 2010, Issue

The Week

(Roman Genn)

• May we now call it “big §#*$%@! government”?

•  During the eight years of George W. Bush, we heard constantly that dissent is the highest form of patriotism. The moment Obama was inaugurated, dissent became the highest form of racism, fascism, and so on. Right from the first town-hall protests, anti-Obama opinion and activism were stigmatized. The stigmatization seems to have reached a peak with the passage of Obamacare and the emotions this has aroused. Liberals in general have portrayed the tea partiers and other Obama critics as an undemocratic mob. There are bad elements in every movement, of course,

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