I’ve noticed conservative commentators commonly refer to liberals who blindly support Liberalism and B. Hussein Obama as Kool-Aid drinkers. With rare exception Liberals outraged and what is so comical is they know it’s a slam, but don’t get it. Well let’s take a moment and educate the mentally less fortunate.
Drinking the Kool-Aid has to do with zealously believing empty promises, hoaxes, and out right lies and avoiding any facts or truths that rebuke the belief. The term Kool-Aid drinkers, refers to the mass suicide orchestrated by James Warren “Jim” Jones on his followers in Jonestown, Guyana, on November 18, 1978. The reason this escapes all but a few Liberals is that it is a historical fact and occurred before the personal awareness of most Liberals.
Jim Jones was a devout Marxist, admitted communist and member of the American Communist Party. A true Liberal! He became disenchanted with the party when they criticized some of the policies of Joseph Stalin and Mao Tse-tung. Jones formed a church and merged its teachings with Marxism. He called it the Peoples Temple Christian Church Full Gospel. Notice the liberal characteristic of identifying the group as something it wasn’t.
At first Jones and the Peoples Temple was very politically active and well connected in democrat circles. He offered “change”. They were instrumental in electing democrat George Moscone as mayor of San Francisco. In 1976, Jones moved in high level democrat circles and met with liberal icons like VP candidate Walter Mondale, First Lady Rosalynn Carter, Governor Jerry Brown and Lt Govenor Mervyn Dymally. During a testimonial dinner Willie Brown introduced Jones stating “Let me present to you a combination of Martin King, Angela Davis, Albert Einstein … Chairman Mao – a young man came upon the scene, became an inspiration for a whole lot of people. He’s done fantastic things.”
Although he had done nothing inspirational, like a young man of today, he received accolades that he had not earned from willfully blind liberal admirers. Shortly afterward Jones took his followers to Jonestown, Guyana and established a Marxist Commune where he imposed Marxism / Communism on his followers. Jones claimed he created a “benevolent model communist community” the purest communists there are – dedicated to live for socialism, total economic and racial and social equality. However, in the liberal totalitarian utopia none of the members were allowed to leave. On November 18, 1978, and after being denied access to other communist countries, Jones orchestrated the mass suicide of 900 members by ordering them to drink cyanide-laced grape flavored Flavor Aid (now referred to as Kool-Aid). The few that did not willingly drink the concoction were murdered.
Referring to Liberals of today as Kool-Aid drinkers is just as relevant as referring to the People Temple members as Kool-Aid drinkers. The relevance is found in the willful blindness to follow all the liberal hoaxes without checking the facts. During the 1960’s liberals predicted man made global cooling and a new ice age caused by carbon dioxide and starvation in the US by 2000 due to over-population. Destruction of the Ozone by floral carbons in spray cans. A mere 40 years later liberals are promoting more hoaxes with man made global warming, melting ice caps, and extinction of species and on and on.
The liberal response as presented by the new Messiah. Tax the rich, deny energy independence, prevent drilling for oil, free health care to everyone including illegal aliens, secure the American homeland by surrendering to terrorist wherever they are and negotiate with them and prove how wise, benevolent and compassionate Liberals really are. Liberals are willful idiots drinking the Liberal Kool-Aid, unconcerned with the facts, the truth or the consequences.