Sunday, June 08, 2014

The Ministry of National Thought

Coming soon in ObozoLand!

Argentina’s President Cristina Kirchner has created a new post: secretary for strategic co-ordination of national thought. -- quoted at HotAir

There are problems in Argentina.   They might be prelude to problems here.

At the Daily Beast, Joel Kotkin agrees with Bloomberg’s Stephen Carter on the rise of a new McCarthyism, this time imposing penalties for dissent from progressive orthodoxy rather than tolerating debate on a broad range of issues.

This is hardly confined to "academia," although it's worse there.

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