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True Believer

Why Herman Cain Won, and Why You Might See Rick Perry in Mickey Mouse Slippers Next Week

Christopher Ingram | Posted 11.26.2011 | Politics
Christopher Ingram

Voters are looking for someone who calls a socialist president a socialist, not whatever euphemistic poll-tested answer Mitt Romney calls President Obama.

What Motivates Extremists? The True Believer, Eric Hoffer's 168-Page Classic, Has Some Answers

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 09.24.2011 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

Hoeffer's condemnation is a bitch slap to all those who believe so strongly in a cause that they want everybody else to believe in it. That single-mindedness is the core question of Hoffer's book: what kind of people become fanatics?