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a harvest of pain

By Diogenes (articles ) | May 13, 2004

ECUSA primate Frank Griswold affects to be wounded by the hesitations of refractory conservatives regarding the Gay Anschluss, but Gregory Venables, who has some brass in his pants, isn't buying it (thanks to Lane Core for the cite):

You speak with clarity about your grief over the pain your actions have caused and yet you proceed with your relentless agenda. Do you not see that there is an enormous contradiction here?

When one considers that you were advised by the Lambeth Bishops Conference, the ACC, the Primates, and the Archbishop of Canterbury that to proceed would bring a harvest of pain, it is hard to see why you find the consequences you now experience surprising.

We're all familiar with the decaf Stalinism of the soft Left: the plea for tolerance morphs into a plea for diversity morphs into a plea for affirmative action morphs into ideological control of the apparat. Once the Inverts are in a position to dictate policy, dissent in the ranks becomes a threat to unity and must be eliminated.

What the Left does supremely well is manipulate public opinion into agreeing that the principle motive of its opponents is hatred. I doubt that, in the entire history of journalism, the phrase "Left-wing hate group" has ever appeared -- to those who think in boilerplate Dan Ratherese it would be a contradiction in terms. In the popular imagination, conservatives have a monopoly on malice, and on the political level, Griswoldism will almost certainly triumph.

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