In discussions with Leftists on a variety of topics, a common path is followed when things get contentious: Leftists will attempt to take the moral high ground, though undeserved, through self-anointed positioning. Facts won’t matter. Leftists will attempt to take the intellectual high ground typically by citing his or her credentials or experience. Facts won’t matter. Leftists will cite consensus, typically from a cherry picked collection of articles, websites or other like minded groups. Facts won’t matter. Out of desperation, Leftists will segue to Saul Alinski’s Rule for Radicals #5: “Ridicule is man’s most potent weapon” and #11. “Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, polarize it.