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Robin Hoods don’t smash shop windows

Robin Hoods don’t smash shop windows

The myth persists that the left—while it might often be naive and unrealistic—still has its heart in the right place. Those who want to redistribute income are the gallant Robin Hoods of contemporary life. “Occupiers" and socialists clearly have real concern for the downtrodden and poor. Those who demand social justice are more sincere, more compassionate, more spiritual and surely more Christian than the rest of us.

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John Agresto is the former president of St. John’s College in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and the American University of Iraq. He is the author of Mugged by Reality: The Liberation of Iraq and the Failure of Good Intentions

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