Morally superior liberals
Almost all of the pathologies that confront this nation today are the responsibility of liberals.
• Who perpetrated and perpetuated a welfare system that has destroyed the black family? Before the Great Society, blacks were married at a slightly higher rate than whites. Today, approximately 70 percent of black children are born out of wedlock.
• Who has all but eviscerated discipline from schools and families?
• Who routinely practices mercy to the guilty? Mercy to the guilty is cruelty to the innocent.
• Who preaches moral relativism? Without absolutes of right and wrong, a civilization will not last.
The answer to all of these is today's liberals/progressives.
If liberals were to look honestly and objectively at the disasters they have fostered, it would destroy their entire narrative — that they are self-appointed, morally superior saviors rescuing the human race. This narrative is not one that is easily let go.
For me, I prefer freedom as opposed to a morally superior ideology that is methodically destroying it.
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