Self-esteem and self-respect are so low in our society that an authoritarian regime hardly has to lift a finger. It can rely on the shaming of lunatic “Karens” and unemployed moronic 30-year-olds philosophizing in Twitter mobs from their childhood bedrooms to force grown men and women to: don face diapers, duck and cover for 12 months from fear of catching a cold, and submit via group pressure to destroying treasured childrens’ books and changing their brand of syrup for absolutely no reason. Is it any wonder we now face growing censorship, seizure of private property and confiscation of guns? Our population, with rare exception, is shockingly and embarrassingly milquetoast.
Michael J. Hurd, Daily Dose of Reason