Why Liberals Cannot Defend America

A good place to start understanding why liberals cannot defend America is the Amazon jungle. There is a tribe in the Amazon called the Yanomamo. When a Yanomamo woman gives birth, she tearfully proclaims her child to be ugly.

In a loud mortified lament that the entire tribe can hear, she asks why the gods have cursed her with such a pathetically repulsive infant. She does this in order to ward off the envious black magic of the Evil Eye, the Mal Ojo, that would be directed at her by her fellow tribespeople if they thought she was happy and her baby was beautiful.

So she is afraid to be happy, because of the fear of being envied by her fellow villagers.

From now on, whenever you think of a Liberal Democrat, I want you to think of that Yanomamo woman in the Amazon. For it is that primitive jungle fear that makes a liberal.

This is most easily seen in the children of wealthy parents. Successful businessmen who have made it on their own normally have a respect for the effort and the economic system that makes success possible. Their children, with their unearned inheritance, are easier targets for guilt-mongering by the envious.

So they assume a posture of liberal compassion as an envy-deflection device: "Please don’t envy me for my father’s money — look at all the liberal causes and government social programs I advocate!" Teddy Kennedy is the archetype of this phenomenon.

Envy-appeasement explains why Hollywood is so liberal. The vast amounts of money entertainment stars make is so grossly disproportionate to the effort it took them to make it that they feel it is unearned. So they apologize for it. The Liberal strategy is to apologize for his success, his country’s success, his civilization’s success, in order to appease the envious.

Liberalism, the mind-set that dominates today’s Democrat Party, is thus not a political ideology or set of beliefs. It is a psychological strategy to avoid being envied. Liberalism is the politicalization of envy-appeasement.

Thus, all Liberal Democrat passions are frenzies of masochism. What could be more idiotic and masochistic than to oppose missile defense? Democrats oppose it because they do not want their country defended.

The Democrats’ hysterical belief in the "global warming" hoax is because they do not want their civilization to prosper.

The entire Political Correctness movement attacking America’s culture is nothing but masochistic envy-appeasement advocated by those who do not want their culture to survive.

The pro-abortionists’ crazed determination to prevent any attempt to stop mothers from murdering their children by the millions, or the equally crazed mission of the environmentalists to prevent DDT from saving millions of children from dying of malaria, means that they do not want their species to exist.

As the Amazon tribeswoman who says her baby is ugly, so the white male liberal says his gender, his race, his country, his civilization and even his entire species is ugly.

This is why liberals always root for those who hate America. Liberals are incapacitated from being able to defend America because of their primitive fear of the Evil Eye of America’s enemies. Liberals are incapable of pride, deep pride, in being American. Instead they feel embarrassment.

We conservatives feel that pride. We think it is the coolest thing in the world to be American. But Liberal Democrats are embarrassed rather than proud to be American, they want to apologize for being American, to wallow in the goo of moral relativism and multiculturalism, because they have a compulsion to appease the envious.

So America’s enemies from Islamofascist terrorists to mullahs in Iran to the Chicoms in Beijing are not the real problem. They are like wolves who smell weakness. The real problem is our weakness – our lack of civilizational confidence caused by liberal envy appeasement.

The fundamental primary job of conservatives, then, is to laugh at and reject the envy of America-haters, to expose liberal appeasement as a primitive jungle fear of envious black magic, to promote and achieve civilizational confidence – genuine pride in the moral worth of the unmatched accomplishments of Western Civilization.

Do this, and America’s enemies will scamper away like whimpering mongrels rather than coming after us like ravenous wolves. Conservatives are capable of this, liberals are not.  That is why we can defend America and they can not.