Skip to comments.We are witnessing the end of the liberal era
Posted on 11/18/2016 9:43:03 AM PST by Old Teufel Hunden
In just two months' time, the world will bid farewell to President Obama. In his final overseas trip before exiting the White House next January, Mr. Obama stood alongside his German counterpart Angela Merkel at a press conference in Berlin, warning against a "meaner, harsher, more troubled world."
In the wake of last week's stunning electoral victory by Donald Trump and the Republican Party, he seemed a diminished figure, as did Mrs. Merkel, the guardian of a liberal ancien regime that is beginning to crumble on both sides of the Atlantic.
The winds of change are sweeping through the West, challenging decades of conventional wisdom, overturning the dominant liberal consensus, and reviving a greater sense of national identity and self-determination. Without a doubt, the extraordinary victory by the Vote Leave campaign in Britain's EU referendum was a precursor to the November presidential election in the US, with an emphatic humbling of the political establishment against all odds and all expectations. Though the Brexit campaign was in many respects different to that of Mr. Trump in both style and messaging, both succeeded in delivering a political earthquake that shook the global political order.
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Could not have said it better myself. It's hard to believe this article was on CNN.
Don’t buy it. Liberals are just slithering back under their rocks to regroup.
Era = error.
I hope reforming the failed public school monopoly is high on the priority list.
The Soviets were the original model for liberals. Hell, even the Russian can’t stand liberals now.
>> We are witnessing the end of the liberal era <<
No. No, we’re not. Alinsky was right when he called Lucifer the first radical. We need to brace for everything that they can throw at us.
All the elites have managed to do is get a lot of people killed.
Liberalism is hydra. Just because you’ve cleaved off a few heads don’t think your work is through. It never is.
It is a reflowering of the classical liberal, as opposed to a totalitarian, era.
Lots of s***-for-brains Socialists matriculating through the Public Schools and Universities.
Tyranny never, ever rests.
Not really liberal in the classic sense. The leftist propaganda era maybe.
“We are witnessing the end of the liberal era”
I hope so.
Spot on... when the republicans begin to grow a pair, and the 47% who vote for Santa Claus begin defecting I’ll believe we’re on to something...
End of the liberal - start of the insane, extreme, post-modern Marxist era.
Burn them off instead. :)
Yeah, don’t count your chickens.
If only Millenials had voted Hildebeast would have gotten 503 EV’s.
I expect them to seize control of the Dem Party and nominate someone at least as radical as Bernie.
A few of us go off to that Great Polling Booth in the Sky every day. This is a hearts-and-minds battle we have on our hands.