Monday, October 11, 2004
Repeat After Me: That Horse is Not Dead
Activism and Irony in the Age of ABB
“I’d join a movement...if there was one I could believe in.”
“We are not looking for one answer. We only ask for the current brutality to stop, to create new space for thousands of possible answers.”
For more reasons than I can list here, it’s always fascinating to dwell in the netherworld of Left activism. One such reason is the way so many on the Right and almost all in the Center view the Left as a monolithic entity: the tree-hugging home to both John Kerry and Ward Churchill...Michael McMoore and Ralph Nader...Noam Chomsky and Dan Rather...Susan Sarandon and Arundhati Roy.
Excuse me while I sigh...deeply.
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