2001-2008: Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
2009-2016: Dissent is the highest form of racism.
2017-? (Probably): Dissent is the highest form of misogyny.
1. Make outragously idiotic or partisan (or both) statements with no supporting evidence.
2. Refuse to answer any responses, usually including some sort of personal smear while refusing.
3. When your opponents tire of getting no response and start mocking you openly, cry and play the victim.
Slipping into madness is good for the sake of comparison - Unknown.
You can tell yourself whatever you want to make yourself feel better.
If you want to believe the South was the victim, go ahead.
If you want to believe Southern slave culture was proud and noble, go ahead.
If you want to think the murder and bondage of an entire people was second to tariffs, go ahead.
Other than a few other fringe posters writing in this thread, no one outside of it will take you seriously.