Unified Patriots by Civil Truth
While many like to wallow in accusations of scandal and to debate all the details, I am disturbed by how this L’Affaire de Roy Moore represents the latest example of the increasingly compulsive need to nationalize the conducting of state and local elections and to shout to the world how you think those voters should think and act.
Perhaps this is just reflective of the spreading plague of weaponized mob outrage in our land that in turn has created the execrable defense mechanism of virtue signaling, a pallid attempt to preserve purity and one’s standing in the eyes of other in a world where moral standards and enforcement of said standards have been usurped by self-appointed commissars of the public good, subject to the shifting sands of convenience and expediency.
As a result, it seems almost that everyone from the President on down feels the need to demonstrate their intellect and superior wisdom and virtue by intruding into other peoples’ business, in this case to educate the “benighted” voters of Alabama as to how they should conduct their affairs of state. We don’t seem have enough to keep our own lives in order and to engage our own communities, to clean up our messes: we want to run other peoples’ lives as well. But I’m sure that we really don’t want the same were the roles reversed and have to endure a multitude of folks haranguing us.
Once again we seem to be living more in Alice’s Wonderland surrounded by Red Queens operating under the principle of “verdict first, then the trial” in their increasingly frantic calls on Roy Moore to resign[…]
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