Moderate Centrist Politics

Banned Hipster

The infamous scene in Monty Python’s Life of Brian about the factional fight between the Judean People’s Front and the People’s Front of Judea is so funny because anyone who has ever engaged in politics knows how true it is. Essentially, it is the narcissism of small differences. Not coincidentally, if you’ve ever read Josephus’ Jewish War, about the time period the film is satirizing, it happened exactly like that. Jerusalem was occupied by three factions of Jews that were constantly fighting each other and got steamrolled by Titus and the Roman legions.

One of Aimee Terese’s most important insights about the Left is that despite the labels they use and despite the rhetoric they spout, they are all just loyal partisan Democrats. The Boomer Democrats call themselves “liberals,” the Gen X Democrats call themselves “progressives,” and the millennial Democrats call themselves “socialists.” Especially for the “socialists,” their…

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