Professor Allison Stanger of Middlebury College has written another excellent column – this one in the New York Times – in which she worries aloud about the increasing unwillingness of self-identified progressives to adhere to values – like protecting free inquiry at universities – that she treasures as linchpins of liberal thought.
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In the New Hampshire Democratic primary, Sanders was supported by 84% of 17-to-29 year-olds — those least connected to reality. Even the nonstudents among them have little life experience. If they have jobs, they’ve only been working a few years. Many still live at home with their parents. Most are unmarried and don’t have children to raise or mortgages to pay. That’s why they can so easily fall for a codger peddling recycled nostrums.
“The Democratic Party is defined by the broken family in the same way that the Republican Party is defined by the family. It is a refuge for minority groups where fatherlessness leads to single mothers and government dependency and for white middle-class Julia types who use government dependency as a substitute for parental dependency.”
In this season of Democrat-inspired voter fraud and DOJ lawsuits against states trying to prevent illegals from voting, it’s no surprise to learn that Al Franken’s slim victory over Norm Coleman in 2008 was likely due to the felon vote. That’s the conclusion reached by John Fund and former Bush Justice Department official Hans von