Why did the 'New Left' transition from disdain for authority, to worship of it?
All I know about the 60s is what I hear or heard from family members, what I read, and the music (which I love). The clear message of the 60s neo Left is that authority (and Government) is to be regarded with suspicion at best, hostility at worst.
Now, it seems, many of that same generation seem to adore the current crop of politicians who want to control just about every segment of their social milieu-banks, hospitals, schools, auto makers, garbage collection etc. They not only want central authority, they crave it for themselves and everybody around them.
What happened to them?
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