Proving, among other things, that there is no honor among thieves, that they have no principles, and that force is essential to liberalism, this hilarious episode from the Democratic National Convention is a must-see. It came after they realized they had oopsied when they, er, uh, forgot that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel, and when they removed the last solitary mention of God from their ungodly platform. So much fail:
Two-thirds, huh? The Party of Lies doesn't mind lying to its own, even on their own stage and in front of the world's cameras. Granted, God poses a problem for them. Hadley Arkes on that:
That was a flash revealing the true soul of this party. [. . .] The real heart of the issue is that most of the people in that hall, in the Democratic convention, really don’t accept the understanding of rights contained in the Declaration of Independence: The Declaration appealed first to “the Laws of Nature and Nature’s God” as the very ground of our natural rights. The drafters declared that “self-evident” truth that “all men are created equal,” and then immediately: that “they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights.” George Bush was not embarrassed to insist that these are “God-given rights,” as opposed to rights that we had merely given to ourselves. For if we had given them to ourselves, we could as readily take them back or remove them.And that's the general idea. Read the rest.
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