Creating Our Counter-Culture

Our real enemy -- the true villain in our current mess, the implacable opponent of what we want in life -- is not the silly gaggle of scurrying politicians trying to please those who control education, recreation, information, and all the other choke-points in society.  We can win elections, but if we lose the daily war to define what is good and what is true and what is wise, the best we can achieve is a long retreat which must end in our undoing. The left long knew that capturing Hollywood and television programming, creating totalitarian groupthink in colleges, dominating the news media, infesting all the chic charities and foundations, and things like that was the key to their victory.  George Orwell described what sort of people would be in the Inner Party, and he explicitly named them in 1984: "... bureaucrats, scientists, technicians, trade-union organizers, publicity experts, sociologists, teachers, journalists and professional politicians."  We would today add...(Read Full Article)