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If you haven’t read The Return of the King in a while you might be surprised how relevant the chapter “The Scouring of the Shire” is to modern-day America. When the hobbits Merry, Pippen, Sam, and Frodo return to the shire after their adventures abroad, they’re shocked to find their brethren (most of them, anyway) bowing to the petty dictates of power-hungry usurpers, and they decide to do something about it.
I was going to write a post about it, but Mrs. Guerra beat me to it.
I think it will inspire you toward a little obstinance of your own, in your corner of the map. The party tree of liberty needs to be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots (or Tooks, as it were).