Thanks for posting.
While reading, a thought struck me. (I immediately hit it back and wrestled it into submission.)
An old saw is that, “The perfect is the enemy of the good.”
Seems to me in our present fix this should be updated to, “The perfect is the most deadly enemy of the good.”
America today provides objectively greater prosperity and freedom to a larger part of its population than any nation before.
It is admittedly not perfect. Therefore it must be fundamentally changed in the ways VDH describes to make it more perfect. Since perfection can never be achieved by humans, the fundamental changes must continue forever. The likely, indeed certain, result is that such changes will eventually result in the collapse of the system that was pretty darn good, and its replacement by a system with greatly reduced prosperity and freedom.
It is the inevitable result of man becoming his own god....after ignoring the wisdom of our Creator.