Progressive Morphing

It seems to happen all the time, but it’s rare to glimpse it while it’s happening. I’m referring to the process of a political progressive beginning to morph into a conservative. I was reminded of that process by this article, wherein a committed progressive is complaining about the ill effects of the teacher’s union in Minneapolis.

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It’s pretty clear that she hasn’t connected all the dots (yet), but I imagine she will.

It’s sometimes seems a harsh awakening to realize that good intentions don’t always lead to good outcomes, using government power to help someone always harms someone else, and that men are not angels. Though it may be harsh, it’s an awakening that needs to be more common.

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