Poor Dana Milbank!
In “The weakest generation?” Dana laments that his generation remains untested in the cauldron of sacrifice, in the safe-guarding of liberty. His parents’, “the greatest generation,” fought great battles – the Great Depression, the fascism of Germany, the imperialism of Japan, and the civil rights movement of the 60s.
Meanwhile, “Generation X” had only nominal threats – “the fight against apartheid, for gay rights and for environmentalism.” For this, he concludes, we are “soft: unthreatened, unchallenged and uninspired.”
As I went looking for the world’s smallest violin, I noticed the real reason for this handwringing.
A hit piece, a summary dismissal of the integrity, character, courage, and patriotism of conservatives and independents, specifically “Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, Paul Ryan, Sarah Palin:”
“Without a transcendent social struggle calling us to seek justice as Americans, they substitute factional causes — Repeal Obamacare! Taxed Enough Already! — or manufactured crises over debt limits and government shutdowns.”
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