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USEFUL IDIOTS, PROGRESSIVES AND SOCIALIST DICTATORS

 

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Why are so many progressives attracted to socialist dictators like the late Hugo Chávez? Are they just “useful idiots,” or is it their longing for a powerful person to rule without all the constraints of democratic government so they can impose their vision of the greater good?  (Read the full column at EWRoss.com)

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2 Responses

  1. Reposted from LinkedIn says:

    Anything anti-American can become attractive to leftists who want everyone to know what free thinkers they are. It is also an emotional refuge for those who had issues with their fathers and with father figures.

    By Bret Rivers

  2. Reposted from LinkedIn says:

    Which is NOT to say that blind faith in “the state” is any better. As with any tool, it is how and when to use that analytical tool.

    By Keith Langer

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