Written by: Robert B. Charles
The day before yesterday, Trump was elected, and then 2020 came with COVID-19, chaos, and recrimination. Disinformation, censorship, and a surreal sense that reason, rule of law, history, and institutions were being upended in favor of raucous riots, rolling ridicule, and no end to political hypocrisy. All this was capped by a second impeachment, a sense that “inmates are running the asylum”—a line from 1920 dystopian horror flick Cabinet of Dr. Caligari. But wait: The sun also rises.
If there is a sense of being spun about, disoriented by the peppered nonsense from the left, that is not a bad assessment of where we are. Through a series of unresolved actions and a breathtaking lack of accountability that dates back to Obama–Biden, Americans feel frustrated, ignored, and disserved by politics. Patriots are getting tired of being cast as villains. They feel fundamentally betrayed.