After the Great Disappointment

In the latest Weekly Standard James Ceasar likened the Obama adherents to the members of a failed religious cult. How will they react to their Great Disappointment, he wondered? Would it be "acceptance, denial, [or] deflection?" But I think that it is misleading to think of the Obamis merely as religious cultists. The point of leftism is not merely to be a faith, but a fighting faith. "The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways; the point is to change it." That was Marx in his Theses on Feuerbach, and he reminds us what "fundamental transformation" is all about. He tells us why the Obamis don't care about things like the letter of the law and think nothing of siccing the IRS on their opponents. After the Change, what difference will it make? For sure the Obamis are a religious cult. But they are also a political army. The question is not how they will interpret their Great Disappointment, but how well the political army will function now that Obamacare is...(Read Full Article)

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