God Forbid You Disagree

I already hated the old, liberal PC. I don’t like this new, conservative PC any better.

By Richard Reeves

“WASHINGTON — This is the way Machiavelli, the cynical Florentine philosopher of politics and power, put it in ‘The Prince’ in 1513:”

“‘Everyone sees what you seem to be, few perceive what you are; and those few don’t dare oppose the general opinion, which has the majesty of the government backing it up. … The masses are always impressed by appearances and by the outcome of an event — and in the world there are only masses. The few have no place there when the many crowd together.'”