By Victor Davis Hanson | June 23rd, 2019
Progressives do not see the United States as an exceptional uniter of factions and tribes into a cohesive whole—each citizen subordinating his tribal, ethnic, and religious affinities to a shared Americanism, emblemized by our national motto e pluribus unum. Instead, they prefer e uno plures: out of one nation arise many innately different and separate peoples.
Progressivism’s signature brand is now tribalism: all of us in different ways are victims of a white male Christian heterosexual patriarchy—or a current 20 percent hierarchy that past and present has supposedly oppressed anyone not like themselves. In contrast, our differences define who we are, and are not incidental to the content of our characters. The salad bowl, not the melting pot, is the new national creed. America is to be a conglomeration of competing tribal parties in the fashion of the Balkans, Rwanda, or contemporary Iraq.........To Read More....
My Take - VDH outlines just how irresponsible are so many of these race hustling contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination. Good read!!!! What I found surprising is Cory Booker, who I think is dumb as dirt, yet he's a graduate of Stanford and a Rhodes scholar. So much for the quality of education at these institutions.