Left to their own devices

The left’s all-or-nothing policy has historically left it with nothing. Worse, the left is pushing itself out of the institutions and onto the fringe. It gives the impression that all it can do is make noise. It’s a shame. The country needs the left. The fertile left, not the spasmodic nihilists.

All take and no give

The biggest ideological victory scored by our crazy brand of leftism is that it convinced us that there really is a world in which we can spend without paying taxes.