Leave the blog alone for a while, and all hell breaks loose…
To absolutely no one’s surprise, the FBI officially let Hillary Clinton off the hook.
Let that sink in a minute, then consider what it means for something we used to call the “rule of law.” What incentive is there for the rest of us to follow the law when it’s now painfully clear that it isn’t equally applied? There are real people doing real time in Federal Pound-You-In-The-@$$ Prison for lesser crimes. The irreplaceable Kurt Schlichter predicted where it’s all headed in his Independence Day essay at Town Hall:
The Romans had principles for a while. Then they got tempted to abandon principle for – wait for it – short term political gain. Then they got Caesar. Then the emperors. Then the barbarians. And then the Dark Ages. But hey, we’re much smarter and more sophisticated than the Romans, who were so dumb they didn’t even know that gender is a matter of choice. Our civilization is permanent and indestructible – it’s not like we are threatened by barbarians who want to come massacre us.
There used to be a social contract requiring that our government treat us all equally within the scope of the Constitution and defend us, and in return we would recognize the legitimacy of its laws and defend it when in need. But that contract has been breached. We are not all equal before the law. Our constitutional rights are not being upheld. We are not being defended – hell, we normals get blamed every time some Seventh Century savage goes on a kill spree. Yet we’re still supposed to keep going along as if everything is cool, obeying the law, subsidizing the elite with our taxes, taking their abuse. We’ve been evicted by the landlord but he still wants us to pay him rent.
We are skating on very thin ice. Meanwhile, this old Cruz ad becomes ever more relevant: