Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Star Trek and the Death of Liberalism

I know what you're thinking, but trust me, this is a much better read than what you're likely envisioning, and I encourage you to read the whole thing:


I read this last week.  When I clicked on it I thought it would be a frivolous piece.  I was amazed to see how much of a Star Trek wonk this guy was (holy crap) and how cogent his argument was.  

The fact that I knew every ST reference implicitly (although without the understanding of the contextual spin the writer put on it), makes me pretty nerdy, I guess.

It makes one wonder if JFK had not been murdered, and if LBJ had not had the chance to move the country down the one-way road of nanny state what would have happened to the Democrat party, and more broadly, our country.

It is almost impossible to grasp that the man that uttered the now politically incorrect slogan below was a Democrat:

Hat-tip: My brother

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