Friday, August 29, 2003

Pierce at Altercation


And, of course, nowhere in the SCLM is it mentioned that a good number of the “activists” — CNN’s term of art — who’ve gathered to prostrate themselves are the kind of folks who believe that things went bad wrong after Appomattox. Probably ought to have mentioned that in all the soft-focus reverie regarding the 40th anniversary of Martin’s Big Speech. However, a couple hundred thousand antiwar marchers get tagged with a few dozen unreconstructed Stalinist gobshites.

That SCLM...