Radical New Rules for Post-America

By Victor Davis Hanson
March 31, 2021

There are 10 new ideas that are changing America, maybe permanently.

1) Money is a construct. It can be created from thin air. Annual deficits and aggregate national debt no longer matter much…

2) Laws are not necessarily binding anymore…

3) Racialism is now acceptable. We are defined first by our particular ethnic or religious tribe, only secondarily—if at all—by an American commonality…

4) The immigrant is mostly preferable to the citizen..

5) Most Americans should be treated as we would treat little children. They cannot be asked to provide an ID to vote. “Noble lies” by our elites about COVID-19 rules are necessary to protect “Neanderthals” from themselves…

6) Hypocrisy is passé. Virtue-signaling is alive…

7) Ignoring or perpetuating homelessness is preferable to ending it…

8) McCarthyism is good. Destroying lives and careers for incorrect thoughts saves more lives and careers…

9) Ignorance is preferable to knowledge. Neither statue-toppling, name-changing, nor the “1619 Project” require any evidence or historical knowledge…

10) Wokeness is the new religion, growing faster and larger than Christianity itself…

Americans privately fear these rules, while publicly appearing to accept them…

Read more on each point at https://amgreatness.com/2021/03/31/radical-new-rules-for-post-america

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