Revisionist history is setting in regarding Leftist violence.
It’s setting in because too many on the Left regard groups like Antifa as useful counters to the alt-right and Neo-Nazis, even though Antifa has targeted mainstream conservatives and engages in violence that breaks the rules of any civilized society.
On Tuesday, Professor NDB Connolly of Johns Hopkins University discounted the value of liberalism, which he derided as “paper,” in The Washington Post:
Liberalism — our paper — preserves our country’s long commitment to contracts. Under liberalism, citizens stand in contract with their government. The government’s job, in turn, has been to enforce contracts between individuals and groups.