… [Recognizing] the human capacity for evil, or just for plain screwing up; that is why rules are important. … Having rules that are respected make it harder for people to break them. This is a more subtle, but in the long run a more trustworthy form of compassion that … softness of heart.
A key to the mentality of the left is that it judges itself by its best intentions, and judges its opponents - America chief among them - by their worst deeds.
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I have also been attacked by my opponents as someone seeking to purge university faculties of leftist professors. This is false. The first provision of the Academic Bill of Rights is that no professor should be hired or fired because of his or her political views. I have never myself called for the firing of any professor for his or her political views, nor would I.Topics in Politics
|Birth:||10th January, 1939|
|Profession:||Activist, Editor, Writer|
David Joel Horowitz was born in Forest Hills, Queens, New York. He is an American conservative writer, activist and editor. He is a founder and current president of the think tank the David Horowitz Freedom Center; editor of FrontPage Magazine. He founded the organization Students for Academic Freedom, purportedly to oppose political correctness and leftist orientation in academia. He has worked as a columnist for Salon magazine. He has recounted his ideological journey in a series of retrospective books, culminating with his 1996 memoir Radical Son: A Generational Odyssey. He received a BA from Columbia University in 1959 and a master's degree in English literature at University of California, Berkeley. He also wrote The Free World Colossus: A Critique of American Foreign Policy in the Cold War.
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