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Exile on Kappert Isle

Spartan At The Pass

On March 12, 2012, Stanley Fish wrote the following in the New York Times:

“I know the objections to what I have said here. It amounts to an apology for identity politics. It elevates tribal obligations over the universal obligations we owe to each other as citizens. It licenses differential and discriminatory treatment on the basis of contested points of view. It substitutes for the rule ‘don’t do it to them if you don’t want it done to you’ the rule ‘be sure to do it to them first and more effectively‘. It implies finally that might makes right. I can live with that.”

Now, this article was trying to make the case to justify war on Rush Limbaugh but not a war on Bill Maher. I posit the same principles are being utilized to justify the ongoing political war being waged by the Democratic Party and the public service…

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