Posted By Ian Schwartz
Attorney General Bill Barr said some self-proclaimed “progressives” have become increasingly militant and totalitarian in their collectivist and revolutionary policies. In a speech to the National Religious Broadcasters Convention on Wednesday, Barr said the goal of the progressive movement is to create a permanent coalition of able-bodied citizens dependent on government.
“ATTORNEY GENERAL WILLIAM BARR: While many factors have contributed to the polarized politics of today, I think one significant reason our politics has become so intense and so ill-tempered is that some in the so-called “progressive” movement have broken away from the fold of liberal democracy to pursue a society more in line with the thinking of Rousseau than that of our nation’s Founders. That has played a major role in our politics becoming less like a disagreement within a family, and more like a blood feud between two different clans.”
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