Evan Sayet, a conservative comedian and author of "The KinderGarden of Eden: How the Modern Liberal Thinks and why he's Convinced that Ignorance is Bliss," told Examiner.com Wednesday that the left's response to Monday's shooting at the Washington Navy Yard helps explain why liberals are the way they are.
'Every day another example pops up in the news," he said in an email. "Look at the shootings in the Navy Yard, where the very purpose of the Leftist response is to turn the mass murderer into the victim -- a good man provoked by evil society."
He paraphrased Thomas Sowell, saying that "to the Modern Liberal the criminal is twice victimized: first by the things that provoked his crime and then by those who lust to see him punished."
Since Monday's shooting, liberals have attacked the NRA, blamed the sequester and made the obligatory calls for stricter gun control.
Sayet, who is set to appear at the Laugh Factory in Long Beach, Calif. on Sept. 22, was not always a conservative, but said he became one after seeing how liberals reacted to the terror attack of 9/11.
"Here," he said, "there was a real tangible example of good versus evil."
Yet, he said, he was surprised when he saw liberals "mindlessly" defending terrorists while attacking America.
For the first time, he added, he really had to think, and it came to him.
"The first time you think is the last time you're a Democrat," he said.
He went on to say that the modern liberal is intellectually retarded at the five-year-old level because that's when they are first placed into kindergarden. Liberalism, he explained, says thinking is an act of bigotry.
In 2007, he gave a speech at the Heritage Foundation where he laid out what would become known as the "Unified Field Theory of Liberalism." His website says it also explains why liberals "side only and always with evil over good, wrong over right, ugly over beautiful, profane over profound and the behaviors that lead to failure over those that lead to success."
That speech was hailed by Andrew Breitbart as, "One of the five most important conservative speeches ever given.”
The theory, which contains four laws and three corollaries, is spelled out in his book, but he said that every answer liberals give can be explained in just two of the laws.
The first law, he said, explains that "the modern liberal is raised to believe that indiscriminateness is a moral imperative because its opposite is discrimination."
"Indiscriminateness," he says in his book, is simply "the total rejection of the intellectual process."
He goes on to explain that "discriminating thought was, for all intents and purposes, outlawed" in the 1980s.
The second law basically says that "indiscriminateness of thought does not lead to indiscriminateness of policy."
In short, he said, liberalism sees success as injustice. The greater the success, the greater the injustice.
He explained in his book:
And, at a certain point, great and sustained success and failure proves to the Modern Liberal not only that great and sustained injustices have taken place, but that that these injustices (whatever they were) were intentional and part of some evil conspiracy.
Sayet, who once wrote for Bill Maher, said he wrote the book the way he did in order to bridge the gap between the truly brilliant writings that are sometimes difficult to digest and the more simplistic writings of others.
He uses his comedy, he said, to ridicule the left, which he describes as being "Rain Man" stupid.
The problem with conservatives, he added, is they are too collegial when debating liberals.
He cited Ronald Reagan, who often attacked liberals with a joke and a smile, saying conservatives can be just as affable as the former president while destroying their opposition with ridicule.
Sayet said September's club appearance is rare, as he doesn't work in clubs much anymore. Part of the reason, he said, is that some have seen him do his "serious" work, while others simply don't like the often vulgar and anti-American acts in many clubs.
But, he said, conservatives need to adopt humor as a tool to win the ideological battle with liberals.
Winning, he said, "may take us being to them what they have done to us."
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