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February 21, 2011

Liberal Cows Grazing on Astroturf

Power Line - Think Stupidity
One curious feature of today's left is its obsession with "astroturf." There is a reason why lefties who work for billionaire-funded web sites like Think Progress constantly talk about astroturf: it is the world they live in. They are paid by rich liberals, and the demonstrators who are bused in to left-wing protests are generally union members who are paid to attend. No one on the left does much for free. So lefties find it hard to understand that ordinary citizens ("Tea Partiers") will turn out at rallies without being paid, that conservative voters vote on principle, not financial self-interest, and that conservative activists act out of conviction, not because they are subsidized by a sugar daddy. Failing to understand that conservatism--unlike liberalism--is a movement of principle, not self-interest, they are constantly looking for the elusive, non-existent money trail.

Posted by Vanderleun at February 21, 2011 11:09 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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Leftists don't "find it hard to understand." They understand perfectly well. Their denials are purely tactical.

Posted by: Francis W. Porretto at February 22, 2011 1:51 PM

I have to share this and I'll steal that header as well, with citations of course.

Posted by: RedCarolina at February 23, 2011 9:30 AM

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