The Changeable Liberal


Posted: May 12, 2022 12:01 AM

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Washington — Do you remember the days when our liberal friends were forever claiming the moral high ground on almost any issue no matter how devoid of moral content the issue might be? They claimed it, of course, on issues of war and peace. “All we are saying is give peace a chance,” the chorus would sing out. Yet they even claimed the moral high ground in the controversy about tobacco, though I do not recall what they sang. Possibly it would be something denouncing Winston Churchill as a colonialist or an empire-builder. I recall with great clarity their insistence that it was immoral for women to wear fur coats. Though, again, I do not recall their song to furbearing animals or even animals in general. It was probably a real tearjerker. Perhaps it was something about a furry little creature in its mother’s womb.

Now, of course, the liberals and the left in general have a new enthusiasm: abortion. There will

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