For the longest time, the American People – an inchoate concept that sadly no longer means much – have endured great wrongs. Examples of these wrongs are en masse legal and illegal immigration, open borders and the kind of multilateral trade deals that immiserate, impoverish and hollow out communities once staid and settled. And now, vaccine mandates: Take the State’s hemlock or lose your job. As a rule, private property – corporations – once shielded the individual from the State. No longer. American Big Business now gleefully enforces the State’s Law of Rule. There is nowhere left to run.
Ubiquitous black-on-white crime inflicted by a coddled criminal class, native born and energetically imported, is high on the list of State and corporate crimes against the citizenry.
Whether he postures on TV or on the Hill – the arguments advanced by the typical Republican front man against these defining depredations are, however, empty.
The “objections” put forth by Republicans in defense of their constituency are all theater and farce. It is essential to alert the voter to this void, mirrored, for example, in this columnist’s February 2019 warning that, “Every time a manifestly racist, anti-white event goes down, which is frequently, conservative media and politicians can be relied on to dub it ‘identity politics.’ ‘The left is playing identity politics,’ they intone. ‘They are dividing us,’ they’ll lament.”
However, “whatever is convulsing the country, it’s not identity politics,