Thomas Lifson notes current levels of intimidation and ideological indoctrination in this country, without even once mentioning an event at one of our elite universities(!).
Political correctness has attained a level of institutional power today in the United States that it can justifiably be compared with the totalitarian brainwashing efforts seen in Mao Tse-tungâ€™s Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution (also known as “fundamental transformation”). The salient social mechanisms shared by the two efforts at thought reform are pubic shame and self-criticism.
Consider the case of Louis Graham, editor of the Memphis Commercial Appeal, the cityâ€™s venerable daily newspaper. He had the temerity to publish an accurate headline.
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