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The science is settled: US liberals really are the dumbest creatures on the planet – Telegraph Blogs

June 24, 2011

The science is settled: US liberals really are the dumbest creatures on the planet – Telegraph Blogs.

I am a nut for a good piece of satire.  This piece by James Delingpole at the Telegraph certainly fits the bill.  Here is the lede:

Today I am in New York on my publicity tour for Watermelons and as I sat at breakfast this morning, chomping on an Ess-a-bagel and reading Thomas Sowell’s Basic Economics I found myself wondering – not for the first time – why it is that liberal-lefties manage to be so utterly wrong about everything.

“Because they’re stupid,” said a libertarian friend of mine.

“Oh come on, not all of them surely? A bit misguided, maybe but…” I protested.

“No really they’re stupid because they’re not interested in facts. They just want to construct their pretty little narrative about the world, regardless of whether or not it has any bearing on reality. And then they want to dump it on us. And ruin our lives. So not just stupid but evil too.”

Well, you know me: what a big-hearted, sensitive, caring, emollient kind of guy I am. I thought these words were harsh, really harsh. But that was before I saw this video.

Read more here.

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