Sean Thomas is writing about the UK, here, and how the pathological loathing of the British left for all things British is a major part of the reason for Britain’s steep cultural and societal decline. But with a few choice edits, his observations apply equally to the American Left.
LabouritesDemocrats and Lefties revile and deride so many of the things perceived as quintessentially BritishAmerican. Take your pick from the monarchyConstitution, the flag, the Army, the history of rampant conquestManifest Destiny, the biggest empireeconomy in the world, the supremacy of the English language, anyone who lives in the countrysideflyover country, the national anthem, the City of Londonsuburbs, the RoyalUS Navy and Marine Corps, a nuclear deterrent, the lion and the unicornbald eagle, duffing up the French, eating loads of beef – all this, for Lefties, is a source of shame.
Basically, how can people who openly loathe their country be trusted to govern it? How can they be entrusted to defend their country and their culture against forces that would see it destroyed?