By F. Roger Devlin | 16 August 2019
THE UNZ REVIEW — Founding-stock Americans are now perilously close to becoming a powerless minority ruled over by aliens who cherish a carefully cultivated resentment — not to say hatred — toward us. If nothing is done to change the trajectory in which our society is moving, it is hard to see how our children can avoid outright physical persecution.
The hostile elites who rule over us, of course, paint a different picture. Even as they triumphantly celebrate America’s growing racial diversity, they are incredulous any whites could imagine their group is being replaced: that is a “conspiracy theory,” perhaps a symptom of mental illness. Nonwhites are, indeed, growing in numbers and power, but somehow, simultaneously, whites are not losing out in any way. Indeed, we enjoy enormous unearned privilege. The real danger to America is white supremacy, a “sinister ideology” (Donald Trump), a “depraved evil” (Ted Cruz) now said to be on the rise.
The two sides in America’s looming struggle now live in such different mental universes that communication between them has become almost impossible. One reason for this mutual incomprehension is language. Popular political discourse is filled with expressions meant not to communicate, but to manipulate. […]