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Monday, September 13, 2010

Liberal Myths

Liberals have long and loudly claimed that the modern Republican Party, especially its conservative wing, has embraced and promulgated racism. Gerard Alexander, writing in the WaPo, does a good job of dismantling the charge here. He wonders why Liberals persist in their insistence of what is obviously a falsehood. The answer is obvious -- it is in their political interest to do so. 

And while we are on the subject of liberal mythmaking, Richard Vedder writing in the Claremont Review takes a critical view of the way Democrats have systematically misrepresented the Great Depression and Roosevelt's response to it. Read it here.

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