The natural consequences of half a century of excessive piggishness.
By Rod Dreher
The American Conservative
I don’t know about you, but “Kenosha, Wisconsin” has always been for me one of those place names — like “Duluth, Minnesota,” “Peoria, Illinois” — that convey a certain Midwestern solidity and decency. Nothing happens in Kenosha, and that’s how it should be.
Well. Last night in Kenosha was — how to put this? — full of happenings.
A reader sends a link to a Twitter thread about the deadly overnight violence there among rival gangs — political militias, seems like — armed locals, and the police. The reader comments:
I never would have imagined we’d be cos-playing Syria here in America, to paraphrase someone on twitter. I’m not a big government guy, but I do believe one of THE major functions is law and order. Where is it? Why should I support any government that can’t provide it? Do we even HAVE a government now?