By Brian Thomas of the Federalist Papers.
Dr. Danusha V. Goska was a lifelong liberal who “could not conceive of ever being anything but a leftist.”
Her fantastic column, “Top Ten Reasons I Am No Longer a Leftist,” details how and why her philosophies changed.
How far left was I? So far left my beloved uncle was a card-carrying member of the Communist Party in a Communist country. When I returned to his Slovak village to buy him a mass card, the priest refused to sell me one. So far left that a self-identified terrorist proposed marriage to me. So far left I was a two-time Peace Corps volunteer and I have a degree from UC Berkeley. So far left that my Teamster mother used to tell anyone who would listen that she voted for Gus Hall, Communist Party chairman, for president. I wore a button saying “Eat the Rich.” To me it wasn’t a metaphor.
Read the rest here.