A number of definitions of insanity have been put forth over the years, and a recent interview has inspired me to add the following: It is when one is wrong over and over again but still expects himself to be right.
The interview was with a very worried man, linguist-turned-social critic Noam Chomsky. His concerns? Among other things, he said that he has “never seen anything like” what’s occurring in today’s America and that we are now “very similar to late Weimar Germany.” Yet the stuff of Chomsky’s nightmares is not ObamaCare and a metastasizing federal government but something else entirely: Tea Parties and middle-American angst.
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