Marching in Lockstep:
The Wrong Way to Read
BreakPoint with Chuck Colson
December 27, 2004
An article in the online magazine Slate reveals a lot about the forces of political correctness. Slate assistant editor Julia Turner was clearly in a tongue-in-cheek mood when she wrote “Laura Bush—Why liberals shouldn’t like her.” But the article turned out to be even funnier than she intended.
Turner, you see, is bowled over by the idea that an avid reader like the First Lady is not liberal. Of course, it is well known that Laura Bush is married to a fairly influential conservative. However, Turner writes, liberal book-lovers could not believe that Mrs. Bush was on board with her husband’s policies.
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