...With the passing of sixteen years, the arrogance has only become more gross, shameless, and cruel. I thought I had the measure of our overclass, but I was shocked at the heartlessness with which Paula Deen was treated. As I opined on Radio Derb:
The nastiest thing of all, I thought, was her publisher’s canceling Ms. Deen’s forthcoming book, which was already selling well by pre-order, and would surely have made them a bundle of money. Making a profit by doing mean things to people is all too common in the world, God knows, and nothing to be surprised about; but FORGOING a profit so that you can be mean to a silly but harmless old woman is something close to pathological.
Liberalism is not just wrongheaded; it is malicious. And it never quits until its target has surrendered unconditionally to overclass norms. You thought they’d finished tossing and goring the Boy Scouts of America? Think again:
SB 323 is designed to target nonprofit groups, particularly the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), who “have a long history of out-of-line discriminatory practices against gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth here in our community.”
Europe is of course the overclass ideal. In Germany, a swarm of state agents converged on a home last Thursday and abducted four children to prevent their being homeschooled. Coming soon to an American household near you.
It is liberals’ fondest belief that they have replaced a heartless, brutalizing old order with a gentle, compassionate new one, free of all the evils inherent in such outdated institutions as single-sex military academies, scouting clubs that exclude pederasts, and the nuclear family....