When our Speaker of the House told our Olympic athletes to avoid angering China. Really. I looked it up to make sure it wasn't some right wing lie. She actually told them to avoid angering China. And she's one of the most powerful politicians in Washington.
I know. It's smart, it's logical. And it's the 21st Century. If did speak out and they got swept away by China, what could America do? America is close to becoming a 2nd World country. I think we know it. I think the World knows it. This is why Madison Avenue, Wall Street, Hollywood, the NBA, and not a few other industries and interests are embracing the anti-Westernism of the Left, while sucking up to .
As my oldest son said, and it was true: We grew up in the Age of Democracy because the people with the wealth and power in the 18th Century felt it was in their best interest to build a world striving for freedom, democracy and equality. Now, the people with the wealth and power no longer see value in a world striving for freedom, democracy and equality. In fact, as they see the billions that countries antithetical to such principles are enjoying, it might just be that our best and brightest see such things as freedom, democracy and equality as obstacles to their best interests.