Right vs. Left in Charlottesville

Let’s get something out of the way: Charlottesville is not about Confederate statues or Robert E. Lee or the Civil War or American history. What happened on Friday night and Saturday is about power, specifically about forcing the great mass of Americans to choose sides in a zero-sum clash between contemporary American versions of Weimar gangs.

Source: Charlottesville Was A Fight Between The Tribal Right And Tribal Left

A plague on both their houses. I choose the center, with a slight lean toward my right shoulder.

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Author: David Wolf

An adviser to corporations and organizations on strategy, communications, and public affairs, David Wolf has been working and living in Beijing since 1995, and now divides his time between China and California. He also serves as a policy and industry analyst focused on innovative and creative industries, a futurist, and an amateur historian.

1 thought on “Right vs. Left in Charlottesville”

  1. As if shouting “black lives matter” and “black lives don’t matter” are semantically equal — plainly they are not.

    What’s “center” mean when you’re fighting literal Nazis?

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