I could not help but stop what I was doing when I heard Are environmentalists fascists in disguise ? as one of the questions posed in a BBC Interview of Jonah Goldberg promoting his book Liberal Fascism: The Secret History of the Left from Mussolini to the Politics of Meaning, published by Penguin.
The argument is a bit over the top yet controversy can spur conversation.
Some of us, whether reformed smokers, newly vegetarian or onto any other newfound passion might show missionary zeal, lack of humor or perspective and lack of respect for dissenting views, yes we can?
That's why I try to keep my Green Day musings on the practical rather than the high minded side.
Megan Mc Ardle gives her take (The Atlantic, January 23) on Liberal Fascism (the Book).
Flirting with controversy for Green Day # 63
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