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Check out the patriotic cover of Time Magazine for this Independence Day weekend. Headline: “America Must Change.” Powerful cover art. Lots of featured authors who apparently all think the same thing. Just in case there’s anyone out there who isn’t sure why all this chaos is happening right now – intentional economic shutdowns, riots in the streets permitted by Democrat mayors, cancel culture demanding complete submission to their demands of the day. Why now? Because “America Must Change.” And that change begins at the top, don’t you know.
Between now and November, the violence and unrest are only going to get worse. Because it must. The left understands that the only way to get Trump out of office is to make Americans hurt, make them blame themselves somehow for these assaults on their culture, and to make them seek to make all this go away by voting for new leadership. That’s all this is. It’s just the left’s approach to politics. Especially when they’re desperate. And the overwhelming success of President Trump so far makes them desperate. So they run every play in their playbook. It looks violent and nasty. But it’s just politics.
Leftism in general, and Democrats in particular, have a violent history. This is not new. This is just how they do politics. And if you think they’re violent when they’re out of power, just wait until they’re actually in power. If you can’t imagine that on your own, just ask someone from Cuba. Or Venezuela. Or Nazi Germany. Or heck, Chicago.
This isn’t new or interesting. It’s just politics. Just leftist politics. This is how it’s done. No group of people will voluntarily give up their rights and property to strengthen the centralized control of the state. Trying to convince someone of the virtue of your leftist goals is hopeless. They’ll never vote against their own interests. At least, not willingly, or at least not unless they’re under extreme circumstances. So if things are going pretty well, the left must create extreme circumstances. To encourage everyone to play along. It’s not new or interesting. It’s just politics. That’s all this is. And our media would be exposing this for what it is. If we had a media.
Ah, well. Hang on tight – the next four months are going to be rough. And it’s by design. But hey – it’s just politics.Published in