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Friday, February 17, 2017

Internal Secession and the Road to Ruin: Two Countries

Trump did not cause the deep division in the country. It caused him. There are two very different Americas. I suspect that the half of the country that voted for Trump, that voted with wild enthusiasm, that roared at huge rallies, was not so much voting for Trump as against the other America. It was just that they had never had a chance before. The two countries have little in common and do not belong on the same geography.

Whether Trump proves to be the catastrophic buffoon he apparently aspires to be, the current protests illuminate a stark difference between his supporters and Hillary’s. The chasm is far deeper than just politics, embracing culture, taste, manners and morals. The groups are distinct and incompatible .

The difference begins with manners. Throughout the campaign Trump’s partisans forgathered in huge rallies, applauded, calmly went home, and later voted. At the same time we saw on Clinton’s behalf mobs of ill-bred, worse mannered, loutish, perennial adolescents blocking highways, shutting down rallies, engaging in vandalism and physically attacking supporters of Trump. Cars were destroyed, fires set, ATMs smashed. Black Lives Matter, always ghetto predators, were worst, but low-grade college students and their equally dismal professors joined in. They were obscene, infantile.

And naive: They apparently believe that they harm Trump though of course their behavior drives people in the other direction. I am no fan of Donald , but I look the foregoing and think Anything else.



Anonymous said...

I don't think either side has a clue of what's going to happen. Both sides are deep in their beliefs , thus making a civil war inevitable , The left will die quickly just because of gun control that they believe in , they have few.
In the event they do have guns , they don't know how to use them effectively .

Anonymous said...

Give me liberty or give me death!

Anonymous said...

It was either Trump or the physically compromised, long term political hack with a trainload of baggage and who lied at every turn to the American people while feathering her own family nest with global "donations" that were, essentially, entry fees to her offices and guarantees of favors.

Anonymous said...

WOW! This article is spot on. Sad but true. I attribute a lot of the left wing demise to political correctness in reverse by saying anything they darn well please. Conservatives have more grace than to call them out. I see the left as a circus side show like the bearded lady. Can you imagine; this is what the world is watching and thinking how stupid and "unhinged" these goof balls are. This is why I continue to thank god every day for the Trump victory even though (again) he was not my first choice.

Anonymous said...

8:50 Exactly right. We are ready to deal with them anytime. I will protect what is mine and my family at any cost.