Monday, January 6, 2020

How the Left Uses Its Old Lies to Justify Its New Ones

By Robert Spencer

Late in November I wrote at FrontPage about how Raymond Buckley, Chairman of the New Hampshire Democratic Party, called me a "white supremacist" in the run-up to my speaking event in his cold little state, and repeatedly refused to retract when asked to do so. Now Buckley’s lawyer, William E. Christie, has finally responded to a letter from my attorney. In doing so, Christie reveals a common but little-known tactic of the Left: build new lies upon old ones, to create a tower of mendacity as costly to counter as it is dishonest.

Of course, what happened to me is minor, but it is a microcosm of what is happening on a much larger scale. The impeachment proceedings in search of a crime against President Trump, however, show that this practice of building lies upon lies is a favored Leftist tactic. Raymond Buckley’s colleagues in the national Democratic Party are clearly willing to destroy our very system of government in their quest for partisan dominance and tell any lie in order to do so. My nasty experience with the Democrats in New Hampshire shows that this impulse didn’t spring out of nowhere. [more...]

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