The reporters who have been dealing with the hippies in San Francisco are almost unanimous: They regard the movement as phony, distasteful and meaningless. You cannot reform the world, they contend, by loading flowers onto old ladies who may have other, more substantial lacks: you cannot improve a society by turning away from it except for material support.
Wednesday, February 23, 2005
MH - Listening to Reason(er) II
by Our Word
More wisdom from Harry Reasoner. At the time he was talking about hippies, but he could be talking about any of the more painful do-gooder liberal groups we see (and especially hear) today: