Friday, November 22, 2013

The Left's Midas Touch
Everything leftists control turns to rubble

By Dennis Prager
November 19, 2013

Detroit declined for decades under Democratic leadership.

The Midas Touch is named for the mythical Greek king Midas, who is said to have been able to turn everything he touched into gold.

The Left has the opposite ability: to turn virtually everything it touches into rubble. Sometimes it happens quickly; sometimes it takes generations. But it is inevitable.

Almost the only time this is not true is when the Left takes a position that is shared by non-leftists. But whatever the Left transforms in its direction is damaged, and often destroyed.

Name the institution or the value transformed by the Left, and that institution or value is ruined.

Here is a partial list:

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