Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Remember the Lessons of the Cultural Revolution in China

Instapundit notes the anniversary of the start of the Cultural Revolution in China:
Can it happen here? Probably not—at least not the way it happened in China. America’s equivalent of the Chinese “counter-revolutionaries” have more resources to fall back on and hence can afford to push back. (They are also increasingly armed. Even I, the original Miss Fumblefingers, have a mean-looking (though antique) firearm in my bedroom. Just thought you’d want to know.) 
Still, when faint echoes of the Cultural Revolution occur hereas they frequently do these days—I get butterflies in my stomach. Our civilization, like every civilization, is in many ways more fragile than most people understand. 

The College Fix: Day of Absence Lives on at Evergreen:
Last week, The Olympian reported that Evergreen State “will look to cut more than 10 percent from its operating budget for 2018-19 and raise student fees because of declining enrollment.” 
Instapundit: Get Woke, Go Broke!


AP: Mass Indoctrination Camps in China Still Going On....

TOM: In The Mailbox 05.16.18: Legal Insurrection: NYT Report Confirms Obama’s FBI Spied On Trump

1 comment:

  1. It was one big government-sponsored lynch mob and, when the quotations of the country's absolute ruler are treated as Holy Writ, this is what you get.

    This sort of thing happened here 50 years ago. The Kgb was behind it then; now it's Dr Evil.

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