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TODAY'S CONSERVATIVES THINK JUST LIKE THE LEFTOVER HIPPIES DO | 2003-04-26

All the rightists I know assume that everybody who is pro-gay is anti-white. But opinion really is divided among young Americans, and throwing all their opinions together is stupid.

The 60s leftovers and today's conservatives have exactly the same picture of young people. Both assumed that all the young people on campus would be against the Iraq War the way "young people," meaning leftover 60s hippies, were.

The fact is that what looks unnatural and ugly to me and you looks unnatural and ugly to young people. Liberals have told young people what opinions they are allowed to express, and the truly rebellious young people won't accept it. Conservatives and leftover hippies think that "campus rebellion" means loud mouthed leftists. But a surprising number of young people realize that the so-called "revolutionaries" are the most obedient servants the ruling liberal professors have.

Those so-called "campus revolutionaries" are the thugs who enforce Political Correctness. A lot more students realize that than do leftover hippies or professional conservatives.

I find those young people a lot easier to deal with than conservatives who thump the Bible and give in to fashionable opinion when liberals demand it.