Dire Warnings, Part III: The left just can't help itself 2000–2010

Leftists have been warning us for decades of dire consequences for us to come if we don't vote for them and instead opt for free markets.  I have written about the early years of this phenomenon and the very latest ones. The middle period is worth a look, too, if for nothing other than that it often describes how the left behaves once it has power.  Here are a few problems:  2001: We again had a cowboy, incompetent idiot in the White House, and on 9-11-01, we were attacked by radical Islamic terrorists. In the 1990s, when we were being led by a brilliant Democrat, Bill Clinton turned down opportunities to get Osama bin Laden and, along with his deputy attorney general, Jamie Gorelick, decided that it would be a great idea for the intelligence and justice departments not to share information.  We also didn't screen Saudi pilots very well. So George Bush was blamed for the attack.  Dire warnings when they...(Read Full Post)
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