Skip to comments.Who Are We? ... Mark Steyn
Posted on 02/01/2013 4:32:52 AM PST by Rummyfan
In my last column, I argued that culture trumps politics, since when many readers have demanded to know what exactly I meant. Well, look no further than the very first post-election issue Republicans were told they needed to address: getting on the right side of Hispanics by neutralizing the illegal-immigrant issue. A population perhaps the size of Australia's or four mid-sized EU nations' strolled into America and decided to stay. In doing so, they broke the law. Literally. That's to say, some of the most basic laws of the nation lie shattered and discarded. Municipally, we have "sanctuary cities." At the state level, Illinois is merely the latest to consider issuing driver's licenses and other legal ID to persons who are in the country illegally. Federally, the president himself has decreed by executive order that the laws of the nation not be enforced and, indeed, anybody minded to try enforcing them (Arizona) gets hauled into court.
This is a highly legalistic society with laws against everything and most of them with stiff jail sentences attached. Yet a group of squatters has rendered the law irrelevant. Four of the September 11 terrorists obtained the picture ID they used to board the plane through the illegal-immigrant day-worker network in the parking lot of the 7-Eleven in Falls Church, Va.
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,font color=red> Because the Left understands where the real victories are won: Politics is a battle, but culture is the war.
Because the Left understands where the real victories are won: Politics is a battle, but culture is the war.
Our country is lost.
BTTT. I think Steyn is not as popular at FR as he should be, but the reason is his logical view is so depressing and undeniable, that it affords little opportunity for us to carry on believing we matter anymore as conservatives. The game is over and the battle and war is lost, but ... that’s too hard a reality to face.
We are just along for the ride from here on out.