They’re certainly, however the Republican social gathering has “spoiled” them over time. Stoking their worst character traits and including extra divisiveness and bigotry to the combination as a substitute of working to enhance our society.
I’m starting to see some parallels between our society and a baby rising up. A younger youngster principally must be “tamed” human impulses like greed, aggression, sulking, rudeness, should be corrected early on, in any other case these children (ultimately) study to “conceal” many of those impulses attributable to social pressures at school, however go on to be terrible folks.
The Republican social gathering particularly selected NOT to appropriate sure points of American society within the curiosity of the better good. As an alternative, they select to facilitate these dangerous impulses (southern racism, tribalism, greed, and so forth.) as a result of they understood that it was a strong path to them gaining and sustaining their political energy. I’m particularly chatting with the Southern Technique, however little mini variations of this “dangerous parenting” (actually: dangerous management) abounds.
Challenge the masks debate on a parent-child mannequin. Child says “I do not like sporting masks!” and stomps his ft. Dangerous guardian says “Good! Take a look at how strong-willed you might be! Not letting anybody push you round!” guardian would possibly say “put it on in order that we do not unfold the virus! For those who do not put it on you will not get to go outdoors.”
Clearly the child that has at all times gotten the white-glove therapy from his mother and father will want getting his means… however he’ll proceed being a jerk.
What we’ve got within the Republican “40%” is a collective group of jerks.