Thursday, September 21, 2006

A Disgraced, Corrupt Ex-Governor ...

Jonah Goldberg blasts the gay ex governor of New Jersey, James McGreevy. He doesn't blast him because he is gay, but because he was corrupt, and tries to relativise his own ethics. An example:

He tried to leap to safety by grabbing on to the guardrail of identity politics, declaring with focus-group clarity: "My truth is that I am a gay American." That formulation — "my truth" — was exquisitely postmodern, implying that truth isn't something we can all lay claim to any more. It must be personalized, relativized. It's all about me.

Goldberg captures the essence of what is so wrong with much of society, there is no truth but my truth, as I see it. Read More.

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