In the progressive world, everybody knows beforehand, once and for all, that on any subject, there’s only one opinion. In fact, everybody’s mind has been so indoctrinated — and agreement becomes to such a degree easy, natural and imperceptible — that I don’t think any hypocrisy enters into it.
For example, let’s take MSNBC, CNN, The New York Times (Pravda on the Hudson), The Washington Post (Pravda on the Potomac) and the Hollywood and Broadway elite. Throughout the day and night, your TV sets, smart phones, tablets and “Pravda“ teaches them just what they should know, think and believe. He who strays from the path had better look out. Any time you speak with a progressive, you feel as if you are conversing with all of them. There’s no repositioning from “the talking points.” And when you start defying their argument, then, simultaneously, they speak louder and over what you are saying.
It’s as if they promised a people’s dictatorship. Instead, they are far from the mark. A dictatorship, yes, obviously; but the dictatorship of a man, not the “masses.”