The American Left and the Death of Political Discourse

Much has been made of the precipitous decline and near death of political discourse in the United States.  Many attribute this to the coarsening of the language.  However, this factor is a symptom of a current underlying and foundational dilemma: the inability of not only the general public but nearly all of the so-called societal leaders and opinion makers to generate an original thought,  as well as a stubborn refusal, because of a rapidly evolving totalitarian mindset on the Left and their total domination of the Democratic Party, to use reason and logic when confronted with irrefutable facts and arguments. These traits can be explained, insofar as the general public is concerned, as the consequence of their subjection for the past forty years to a woeful and deliberately incomplete education bordering on indoctrination.  However, this factor does not fully explain many of the so-called best and brightest falling into the same abyss and being unable to...(Read Full Article)

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