Left and Right and Right and Wrong

A bigger issue is the centrist Democrats’ willingness to roll over for reactionary coups like 9/11 (and many other important concerns) but the closed-mindedness and insensitivity to legitimate political concerns that Noam Chomsky displays here has also helped to push desperate and angry people away from leftist thought and writings and into the arms of deceivers who are promising something new, something “beyond left and right.” The left’s general aversion to thinking in terms of “conspiracy” in preference for blaming a system is somewhat understandable, but it’s all in the semantics when you get down to it, a linguist like Chomsky ought to know better and in my opinion, he probably does. More from Barrie Zwicker is here.

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