We have threads on this forum where people who pledge to keep their oath to defend the constitution are regarded by most posters as crazy/paranoid traitors.
And all champions of liberty are seen as "extreme."
At what point did this occur? IMO its been a slow incremental process. 10 Years ago if you claimed that the NSA were doing what we now know they're doing, you were "crazy." 5 Years ago that made you "paranoid." Now the response is "So?"