Politics Isn't Just Tactics

Many of the commenters on my article last week on "Democrats: End of the Big Push" took me to task for underestimating the ruthlessness of the Democrats. Maybe I do underestimate them. But here is something to back up my point. A well-known Democratic activist recently said this: Planned Parenthood is not going anywhere. It's not going anywhere today. It's not going anywhere tomorrow. For some reason, his remarks seemed eerily familiar to me. As in this speech given 50 years ago in 1963: In the name of the greatest people that have ever trod this earth, I draw the line in the dust and toss the gauntlet before the feet of tyranny, and I say segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever. Hey, Barry! How this line to pull in the bitter clingers: "Planned Parenthood today, Planned Parenthood tomorrow, Planned Parenthood forever!" People adopt aggressive tactics and "eliminationist rhetoric" when their cause is in trouble. So the aggressive tactics of the angry liberals...(Read Full Article)

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