What’s with the left? Why have they so abandoned logic and reason that not only do they contradict virtually everything they stood for just ten years ago, their spokespeople having gone so far off the deep end as to embrace the incoherent proposals of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and to encourage the extraordinarily bizarre and increasingly hysterical narrative of Jussie Smollett? It is as if the Democratic Party has decided, once and for all, to adopt the psychological concept of“Magical Thinking” as its modus vivendi.
Democrats have been headed in the direction of magical thinking for some time and, in fact, have been well over the line since the advent of Trump. Remember, moments after the inauguration, thousands of women marching through the streets of our major cities wearing pudenda hats because something terrible was about to happen to their sex? Nothing did. That was only the beginning. Calling this Trump Derangement Syndrome is an understatement because it’s more psychologically disturbing than a mere political catchphrase can capture. With Smollett and AOC, this actual psychopathology — because that’s what it is — has reached new heights, in an apotheosis of magical thinking.
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