POLITICS FROM THE NECK DOWN

Some weeks ago, I observed how poor we liberals and progressives are at dealing with human irrationality. I further observed that fascists of any kind live and die by irrationality. They’ll only deal with facts convenient to their bunk lines.
I now suggest that a, perhaps the, line of separation between the democratic left and what might be called the alt-left is in their respective attitudes toward human irrationality. The alt-left is rare now, much weaker than it was when I was in college, but it does still barely exist. We of the democratic left tend to treat irrational human nature as either one’s own…