Now once again, as Sonicfrog reports, some folks on the left are taking to calling conservatives “dumb”:
This isn’t the first time I’ve come across this silliness. I’ve also seen the same applied to Victor Davis Hanson, and to Freeman Dyson. Why are they “dumb“? Because they have differing opinions on issues than liberals do, such as Hanson’s views on immigration and Dyson’s refusal to march lock-step with the sky-is-falling global warming crowd.
Note to the smug liberal crowd – Just because someone has differing views than you do, that doesn’t mean they are dumb! You simply have differing views on things. Period.
Emphasis added. You know, they’ve been doing this at least since the 1950s. It does seem that in order to spare themselves the difficulty of answering conservative challenges or intellectual rigor of addressing conservative ideas, they just label conservatives dumb so they can have done with it.
Wonder if this attitude comes from the paucity of conservatives on the faculties of our nation’s leading colleges and universities.