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Saturday, November 28, 2009

Bent or Warped?

Lawrence Auster, in his post What liberals desire, said --

[As usual, Gentle Reader may want to read the entire post I've linked.]

In a speech to a group of Iowa Democrats last weekend Vice President Biden said:
I believe with every fiber in my being with President Barack Obama's leadership and capacity, we have a chance--we have a chance to bend history.
Gosh, I thought that American left-liberals were progressives who want to advance history toward its true fulfillment in a naturally ever-improving realm of equality, freedom, and peace. Now it turns out that they want to bend history. Maybe instead of calling themselves progressivists they should call themselves bendists.
And, as an aide to discussion, perhaps the rest of us could (finally!) just admit that "liberals" are simply bent?