Why are the progressive left so angry…. and so ungrateful?
That’s a question raised and discussed by Francis Menton in an article on his Manhattan Contrarian blog (“Why Are They All So Angry“), here’s an excerpt:
It’s the defining characteristic of today’s progressive left: Anger. And it’s not just the rioters like Antifa, or the unspeakably rude people who confront administration figures in restaurants and gratuitously yell at them. Take a look at any of the new icons of the Democratic Party when they are speaking — for example Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, or Ilhan Omar — and you see them seething with barely controllable anger, if not outright fury. Same with essentially every left-wing commenter on CNN or MSNBC.
And I’m just getting to the Democratic presidential candidates. Bernie