Students at universities reacted like thugs rather than intellectuals when somebody opposing their view came to speak.
The 1940’s members of the RESISTANCE will be hailed as heroes for eternity. The new Progressive’s RESISTANCE will be judged as bullies in the future.
With the birth of social media people have become far more interconnected to each other, and have become able to gain access to news and information with incredible rapidity. That new access has given groups unprecedented power to organize. Social networking tools have been mobilized in the United States to develop grassroots political action on a myriad of topics. It was what propelled Barack Obama to office, and it aided the swift rise and mobilization of the Tea Party.