There are many excellent insights in this article by Tom Woods – a worthy, short read.
From the article:
The left is in my view getting pretty much what it deserves, after having brought nearly all of life under the purview of the state. Not one tear should be shed for them.
And the double standards are ridiculous. Left-liberals who had precisely zero to say about Barack Obama’s connivance at the starvation of an entire country — Yemen — are hysterical about temporary immigration restrictions. I don’t know precisely where on the scale of state enormities those rank, but I’m fairly certain it’s somewhere below starvation.
So discombobulated are leftists that they’re suddenly willing to consider forbidden thoughts.
About a third of Californians, for instance, now favor secession from the Union. There’s also talk of trying to keep state money from flowing to the federal government.
Now when you and I advocated things like that, these very people called us racists, “neo-Confederates” — my favorite dumb-guy smear term — and reactionaries.
It’s different when the self-righteous ninnies want…. [click here to read the whole article].