Is Julius Goat right?
The "divine" Julius started a very popular Twitter thread in which he claimed to see an air of entitlement in the traditionalist demonstrators at Charlotte. The torches at the peaceful demonstration the night before the big fracas seem in particular to have inflamed him. He then goes on to say that the demonstrators in fact had nothing to complain about because they had not suffered a range of problems that various minority groups had suffered. He said that the law never:
Enslaved their great-grandparents
Robbed their grandparents
Imprisoned their parents
Shot them when unarmed
He then goes on to list the other injustices that white, middle-class men have never suffered from the travel ban on Muslims to police violence against black people to historic efforts to prove non-white intellectual inferiority as well as church burnings and hangings.
Then he examined the “we will not be replaced” rallying cry of the white supremacist protesters. Replaced as ... what?
Replaced as the only voice in public discussions.
Replaced as the only bodies in the public arena.
Replaced as the only life that matters.
He then said he would “love to see these people get all the oppression they insist they receive, just for a year”. That might mean a world “where you ACTUALLY can’t say Christmas”, where “the name ‘Geoff’ on a resume puts it in the trash” or where a polo shirt makes people so nervous it could get you kicked off a plane, he said.
“Put that in your torches and light it, you sorry Nazi b****es,” concluded Julius Goat.
Organisers of Saturday’s Unite the Right rally said, however, that it was staged to protest the planned removal of a statue of Confederate commander General Robert E Lee from a park. Individual marchers may have had larger agendas than that but to say that the whole march had a larger agenda is just an unproven assertion.
And it is certainly an absurd assertion that they were Nazis. That Julius Goat asserts it does not make it so. The real Brownshirts of the occasion were the Antifa demonstrators who turned up with bats, sticks and flamethrowers and proceeded to attack peaceful marchers.
It is of course true that attacks on American traditional culture have not bitten very hard so far -- except in the colleges and universities. But the colleges and universities are a large omen of things to come. They are an alarm beacon of what seems to be coming. They are a warning of what appears to lie ahead for all Americans -- a future where speech is strictly regulated, justice is denied and a tight net of Fascist regulations surrounds everything that people do.
So, yes. The goatish one is right that white males have not suffered as much as some other groups have. But he seems to want to deny them any interest in their future. He somehow overlooks that white males may rightly take alarm at what they see lying ahead of them. And some of them want to prevent and resist what the Leftist establishment clearly have in mind for them.
"The price of liberty is eternal vigilance" is a well-known maxim among conservatives and that vigilance may have to be exercised from time to time. What is wrong with that? If you see a juggernaut hurtling towards you, what is wrong with trying to stop or deflect it?