And their madness transcends politics. Anthony Esolen’s Welcome to the Mental Ward is the most grimly funny thing I’ve read for some time. Can’t excerpt this; just read it.
UPDATE 21 June: Linked in the pingbacks is a thoughtful discussion of Esolen’s article. Roger Pearse, who knows somthing about antiquity, aptly points out: “…the same people were quite willing to persecute Christians for not sacrificing to the gods in which they themselves did not believe. For their real belief was to bow to the powerful.”