May 06, 2003

'Are Liberal Intellectuals ...

'Are Liberal Intellectuals Less Interested in the History of Foreign Countries Than Conservatives'? That and more is what Michael Totten, a liberal blogger, is asking, in a thought-provoking essay on the right-left split.

Posted by at May 6, 2003 04:53 PM

Funny quote from the article:

"Conservatives don't write about China and Iran because they're into Taoism or because they swooned at the Persian film festival. The interest is there because these countries are dangerous."

This guy's going up on my list along with you and Nick Denton as one of the few who can made strong statements without hyperbole or hysteria.

Posted by: Dave Herman at May 7, 2003 08:49 AM
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