Monday, July 20, 2015

Language Fails

The National Review's Kevin Williamson, on Vermont Senator and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders:
He is, in fact, leading a national-socialist movement, which is a queasy and uncomfortable thing to write about a man who is the son of Jewish immigrants from Poland and whose family was murdered in the Holocaust. But there is no other way to characterize his views and his politics.
Oh, I bet if you really tried you could find a way to describe Bernie Sanders' politics without calling him a Nazi. But it's amazing how the need for page views can suddenly cause one to lose access to a thesaurus, or one's basic capacity for human decency.

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