When the statists want to take something from you — whether it’s a tax increase, a mandate on what you can eat, or on what you must buy — they need a bogeyman. That eeevil insurance company about to raise your rates beyond an authorized percentage or the rich person about to … be rich, these are your enemy, the left tell you.
Read more at the PJM link below.
‘Please’ and ‘Thank You,’ Said the Left’s Bogeyman
Progressives, leftists, liberals, fascists, Islamists, statists, Jersey teachers’ unions — really, anyone who thinks they deserve a bit more of your stuff — use the tactic of winning over adherents by claiming the existence of a Bogeyman.
Indeed, there is no greater impetus behind the long-term survival of these ideologies. I hope not to understate it: you simply cannot support the taking of another’s Natural Rights without convincing yourself — or being convinced at the point of a firearm — that the other does not deserve them, or cannot be trusted with them.
No Bogeyman, no liberalism.