How Much Longer Will Thanksgiving be a National Holiday?
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This is a legitimate question. According to the New York Timesâ€™ 1619 Project, according to what is taught in US universities and public schools, and according to what the American left and those influenced by them believe, to celebrate Thanksgiving is to celebrate the racism of white supremacy. As this belief is growing and not shrinking, how much longer before Thanksgiving becomes a day of atonement for racist sins?
Erasing national holidays is a way of erasing a culture. As Thanksgiving grows increasingly offensive to people of color, as Easter, once a Christian celebration of the Resurrection, disappears into baskets of candy for children, and as the celebration of Christmas is increasingly confined to the home, the three major holidays in the United States rot away, leaving the culture unsupported by public celebrations.
It is the total failure of the American intellectual class not to see this.
The same cultural deracination or dissolution is occurring in Great Britain. A recent poll found that almost half of young British see their country as â€œstructurally racist,â€ and think their country was founded on racism.