The Age of Liberal Unreason

As Democrats come to terms with the shock of Trump’s victory, that process has yielded to a predictable and appropriate sense of shame. The Democratic Party, once confident in its ascendancy, had been dunked unceremoniously into an ice-water bath. With Hillary Clinton’s loss, Democrats were finally compelled to take stock of the utter devastation their party endured in the Obama years. That shame has, however, manifested in a combustible form. Near a 100-year nadir of their political power, chastened liberals are casting about for ways to soothe their badly bruised egos. This has taken the form of an obsessive pursuit of targets onto which they might shift blame for their unenviable political circumstances. Down this way lies madness.

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The Age of Liberal Unreason

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