The Left's Big Obsession

The "leftist mind" has been undone by its allegiance to bad ideas. In the movie Casino (1995), Ace Rothstein is dining in the restaurant of the casino he manages and discovers that his blueberry muffin doesn't have as many blueberries as his dinner companion's blueberry muffin.  Being the boss of the joint, he marches back to the kitchen for a chat with his baker (video): ROTHSTEIN: From now on, I want you to put an equal amount of blueberries in each muffin -- an equal amount of blueberries in each muffin. BAKER: Do you know how long that's going to take? ROTHSTEIN: I don't care how long it takes. Put an equal amount in each muffin. This scene mimics the political left's obsession with equality.  A lefty is like a child at a birthday party complaining that another kid got a bigger piece of cake than he did. In a conversation about equal treatment of the sexes -- I forget whether we were talking about the military draft, unisex bathrooms, or what -- a young woman actually...(Read Full Article)