Absolute Moral Authority

Because plain old moral authority just wasn’t good enough — a mesablue production

Absolute Moral Authority Roundup

Posted by mesablue on December 18, 2006

I don’t intend this blog to be an aggregator or just a linkfest. However, since I chose to name the blog Absolute Moral Authority, a little context is probably in order. The issue has gotten a lot of attention lately and is one of the reasons I decided to carve out a little spot in the blogosphere. Plus, I need to figure out fun little things like trackback pings.

I haven’t seen an Absolute Moral Authority roundup anywhere else, so hopefully this post will actually serve some small purpose.

To start off, Hot Air Introduces the Absolute Moral Authority card.

Find yourself in a jam? Are your anti-war lies catching up with you? Then use the Absolute Moral Authority card and get right out of trouble free. Once you play the Absolute Moral Authority card, no one can ever question you again, no matter what you say or do!

A great article from last year by Charles Krauthammer — Bad Choice for an Antiwar Voice in The Washington Post.

Pajama Pundits on Cindy Sheehan and Moral Authority.

Michelle Malkin writes about the sensitive subject of Criticizing The “Jersey Girls”.

Unfortunately, lost in all the hype and hyperbole on both sides is the central point about the absolute moral authority the MSM confers on victims they agree with–while victims whose politics they do not share can’t get the time of day.

The Unalienable Right serves up on Maureen Dowd’s unique view of moral authority.

Mark Steyn covers the issue in a New York Sun opinion editorial, Absolute Authority?

The QandO Blog, You Will Respect My (Moral) Authority!

When it comes to making arguments from a position of moral authority, let him who is without sin cast the first stone.

An ongoing discussion at Political Crossfire Where does the ultimate moral authority come from?

That’s enough to get started. In the future, I’ll link articles that I feel are important to the issue and actually add my thoughts.

Moosetracked at the Bullwinkle Blog.

One Response to “Absolute Moral Authority Roundup”

  1. […] While 2006 will be remembered for many fine examples of Absolute Moral Authority, it was also a year that saw many violent acts perpetrated with the excuse of “outrage” by our Muslim friends. […]

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