Insights from Quadrant

Nazis! Nazis everywhere

Richard Fernandez is a prolific blogger and always worth reading. His latest post, which seeks to understand why manic and parnoid Left is spotting “Nazis” here, there and all over the shop, is no exception. A taste:

… Now there are racists and Nazis everywhere. They lie in wait on freezing streets ready to victimize people of color. They surround hapless native Americans in Washington with insulting smirks. They are depicted as chasing children while driving around in trucks flying confederate flags. Racists are even able to masquerade as Democratic officials. Is there nothing they can’t do?

Those who see this as the true picture of America in 2019 are genuinely terrified. While some might dismiss this as paranoia, the woke explanation is that Nazis are everywhere and the sightings are real. Despite the apparent gains of recent decades, they were just hiding, lying dormant. They are now emerging under the patronage of Trump, like roaches when the lights are dimmed, to fill every nook and cranny. This persistence confirms the existence of intractable white, male, and privileged malevolence that not even decades of liberal culture can eradicate…

The full post can be read here.

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