Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Thoughts on the anniversary of D-Day

We've come a long way in 74 years.  This is what a united American nation did back then:

Decades of intentionally divisive politics have led us to where we now are, a disunited and fractured American empire:

There is no common identity, no shared polity.  There's only a winner-take-all sense of strife between groups who increasingly have little in common with each other.

More thoughts on this here.


Gorges Smythe said...

Sad, but true.

Rich in NC said...

...the Media and elites would have you believe this. Between the invisible and deplorable members of the country, there's probably a sizeable majority that is unaccounted for.

Borepatch said...

I hope so, Rich.

Ken said...

Billy Beck characterized it as the cannibal-pot organizing principle (paraphrased, but I think accurately).

Richard said...

This is why the choice is partition or civil war. (Leaving out surrender as an option.)