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Tales From the Politically Correct Crypt

“Just the Facts, Ma’am”

Our nation is clearly in the midst of a culture war.  The most important battles are not being fought in Washington, D.C., but in our media, churches, schools, civic organizations, youth groups, and universities.  Western civilization, as we have known it, and America, as we have known it, are losing.  Much of the time, the losses come about by default.  Few people seem willing to take a principled stand against the onslaught.  Most Americans retreat before a shot is fired.  They think, evidently, that they can escape—and they can, for a time—having to deal with the changes wrought by the globalists, the social engineers, the postmodernists, the deconstructionists, and the socialists.  But that escape is, at best, a dereliction of duty, and, at worst, cowardice in the face of the enemy.  The enemy, meanwhile, is emboldened, gains momentum, acquires fresh troops and new bases of supply, and launches new offensives.

The battleground where people are least likely to dig in and fight is the university.  The liberal professor of the 50’s and 60’s has given way to the authoritarian, cultural Marxist professor of the 80’s and 90’s.  Few conservatives can be found, and they are generally notable only for their silence.  Most university departments were cleansed of conservatives long ago.  More recently, a drive was launched to cleanse the departments...

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