The Unz Review:ㅤNYAG Letitia James vs. Donald Trump—Not Just Politicized Justice, But Peculation?, by John Derbyshire

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The Unz Review:ㅤNYAG Letitia James vs. Donald Trump—Not Just Politicized Justice, But Peculation?, by John Derbyshire

23-03-24 04:15:00,

[Adapted from the latest Radio Derb, now available exclusively on VDARE.com]

See also: Manafort, Marlborough, And Robert E. Lee: Criminalizing Policy/ Personnel, Differences— U.S. Politics Regressing To The Primitive

Settling in the U.S.A. in my forties, I brought with me from the Mother Country some preconceptions.

Foremost was the U.S.A. I’d seen from a distance while growing up: a great can-do nation, victorious in two huge wars, a popular culture bubbling with vitality, technological leadership culminating in … a Moon landing!

Reading and listening, I got some historical background: a group of colonies maturing into a nation under the guidance of well-read, broad-minded Enlightenment scholars; the civilizing of great Western spaces inhabited by stone-age nomads; the Civil War (presented as high idealism in action); the steady businesslike advance to modernity.

The American story, extracted in outline from history like that, is a wonderful one: uplifting, encouraging.

But then today I open my newspaper and read about current events which have not a trace of uplift or encouragement about them: illegal aliens swarming in across the southern border, property rights surrendered to squatters, lawlessness unpunished [ It took 6 cops and 15 minutes to arrest a single fare-dodger: NYPD reveals difficulty of MTA’s turnstile-jumping crisis,

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