tress and sell millions of workout videos. Like most new leftists, she gorged on American capitalism while simultaneously demonizing it. She mouthed revolutionary socialism but made millions catering to shallow consumerism.
Ms. Fonda embodies the moral and intellectual bankruptcy of the ’60s left. Its seminal idea boils down to one impulse: hatred of “Amerika,” which was spelled with a “k” to suggest its fascist undertones. New-age liberalism represented the politics of illusion and selfloathing — the refusal to acknowledge that, for all of its flaws, the United States has been the greatest force for good in modern political history.
Her treasonous behavior and shameful past are why viewers did not want Ms. Fonda on QVC. This boycott should continue until she stops peddling the false image of a misunderstood, aggrieved and noble peace activist.
There was nothing noble in what she or her fellow radicals did. Just ask the people of Vietnam.
Jeffrey T. Kuhner is a columnist at The Washington Times and president of the Edmund Burke Institute.