Calling all Deplorables
Ilana Mercer brings a message of hope
“Republicans and Democrats have tinkered with the country’s composition and character long enough to account for Biden’s America. You know it.”—Ilana
I had written what I thought was an inspired column about “Trump Going Into Beast Mode.” It was a post-politics column. It was meant to point disappointed voters away from the crass and crooked politics of democracy, and toward that process Trump always somehow sets in motion. And that process has been Trump’s achievement. He has blown the lid off the American political system in all its corruption, in general, and, of late, he has exposed the farce that is the “democratic” integrity of the system, in particular.
Trump’s latest, unintentional victory is to unmask raw, ripe, unfettered democracy as a travesty to all, unworkable except in a territory the size of the ancient Athenian city-state, or maybe modern-day Monaco or Estonia. Democracy is when everything is up for grabs without constitutional limits. Globalism is an extension of that. Trump has exposed globalism as democracy on a world-wide scale, funded by Americans. Democracy is toxic, from both party perspectives—especially since we no longer have a republic where the central authority has clearly limited and delimited powers. Continue reading