A Conservatism Of Violence – The Dish | By Andrew Sullivan – The Daily Beast

What is it about the fringe right that always gets them to threaten violence against critics? Check out this post from the deranged rightist, Robert Stacy McCain, about what he can imagine would happen to Joe McGinniss for writing a book that includes (unlike Going Rogue) plenty of reporting and facts – all of which can be empirically challenged in open debate. Instead we get this neofascist fantasy:

via A Conservatism Of Violence – The Dish | By Andrew Sullivan – The Daily Beast.

 

Really.. why does the far right edge of politics always threaten violence against people who criticize them or even disagree? Is it because their grasp on reality is so tenacious that any criticism might force them to face their own thoughts that they – themselves – find very uncomfortable?

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