Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.
Alexis de Tocqueville
This isn't a Republican proposal. It's a New Yorker proposal, based on a kind of overbearing stupidity that has nothing to do with Republicanism, and everything to do with New Yorkism.
The five great lies of the
We can be Godless and free. • “Social justice” through forced redistribution of wealth. • Silencing religious opinions counts as “diversity”. • Freedom without moral and personal responsibility. • Civilization can survive the intentional undermining of the family.