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A version of Les Miserables, new to US viewers, began airing on PBS Sunday night. While even nominally civilized people of the West were cognizant of the cruelty human beings were capable of for hundreds of years, Victor Hugo's novel of 1862 was an exceptional rendition of man's capacity for barbarity. While Lincoln and the abolitionists were fighting to end slavery in America after having won independence from England, France was still suffering the disastrous consequences of their own ten-year revolution.
But that nation lacked the spirit of humanity that animated our revolution and resulted in the American Constitution. Their revolution devolved into mass murder. The Reign of Terror began when the Jacobins seized power in 1793. Thousands were guillotined and Christianity was eradicated.
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Sound familiar? Our Left has driven itself into a Jacobin frenzy. If they could guillotine President Trump and every one of his supporters and get away with it, many leftists would.
They actually do believe we should all be discounted, erased, disempowered. Our votes should not count in their world. They are smart and entitled, we are stupid and should not be heard.
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It has taken many centuries to arrive at the moment in time in which we now live and breathe. The American miracle, our Constitution and market economy, has brought wealth and security to millions of people on the planet. And yet to the global Left, the US is a scourge to be eradicated, just as Israel, the only democracy in the Middle East, should be extinguished. This is how lunatic the left has become.
They revere power and control over liberty, over freedom for every individual. They do not count or see us as individuals; they see us all as members of one identity group or another. We are black, white, gay, trans, rich, poor,...
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