The lefts social engineering never seems to work out, does it? And they never seem to learn, do they?
“…According to a recent news report, California has adopted a policy of increased leniency toward criminals. Unsurprisingly, violent crime in that state has significantly increased. Could anyone fail to make the connection between the leniency and the increased violence? Unfortunately, yes. Liberals and progressives have many talents, and cognitive dissonance is one of them. Indeed, without it, progressive liberalism would soon cease to exist.
It is a well known law of economics that the more one rewards something, the more of it one gets, and the converse is also true. The less one punishes criminality – murder, robbery, rape, and the like – the more of it is produced. So why do liberals persist in their fantasies, despite the overwhelming body of facts that would persuade any sane policy-maker that the fantasies are wrong?
The reason is that liberal ideology holds that humans are by nature good – or at the worst, neutral, a blank slate upon which society programs our behaviours. Liberals are convinced that, if only the right people in power make the right policies, then the masses of ordinary folk will behave altruistically, tolerantly, and benevolently…” Criminals are, after all, Good People…Not