I re-iterate; if people believe as we do, that the various social, governmental, and economic changes wrought by the political left are damaging to our way of life and the things we value, then what on earth is their motivation for empowering Conservatives? Conservatives pledge to do absolutely nothing to stop the left, and instead beclown themselves with free speech theatrics that no college dean or professor cares about. What a sweet deal for our opponents.All they ever have to worry about is 'being faced with opinions they don't like', while we are threatened with censorship, physical violence, jail, etc. Conservatives are usually the ones to point out how hard it is to win a war when you play by one set of rules, and the enemy plays by another, yet they fail to understand this is one the key reasons that Liberals have been stamping on their faces for decades. Maybe its part of this pathetic 'tribe of liberty' mentality pushed by Jonah Goldberg and his ilk:
" [...] whatever our differences with American liberals may be, conservatives understand that our argument with them is still within the family. The fighting is intense, but we’re all trying to figure out what it means to live in this country bequeathed to us by the American Revolution and the Enlightenment."
No, you are not in their "family". They don't believe in families, they believe in ideologically tinged warfare in the name of evil's emancipation. The only reason that this warfare isn't conducted with force of arms is that, looking at their own track record, they find the success average is far higher in parliaments and senates as opposed to trenches somewhere in Majadahonda. There is a segment of the voting public in the United States who are pulling the lever for Trump, consciously or subconsciously, because they believe he will give the left a bloody nose. Whether he will or not is besides the point, the fact is that some people are smelling the roses aboard Flight 93. They're sick of pretending that right wing ideas are equivalent to left wing ideas, and complaining when leftists don't do things that they are in no way obligated to do. If you want an idea to be heard at a university, then run it. Recognize where power lies, and whether you hold it or not. If you don't, then make it so that you do, and waste no time wondering what the other side will think of you. When you have power, use it.
The message to those on the right: don't get equal. Get even.
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