There are, essentially, two kinds of tyranny. The tyranny of the strong, and the tyranny of the weak. Fascism, which appeals to the bully in all of us, has always been of the former sort; identity politics, which appeals to the groupie in all of us, has degenerated into the latter. Why? Because though it's billed as a fight for the underdog—and who can quarrel with that?—the proverbial fine print says something else. Namely, that the cause of the underdog justifies depriving the overdog of his constitutional rights. So, though they don't violate people's rights by beating them with nightsticks, identity politicians tend to accomplish a similar tyranny by committee,... More >>>