The backlash to the Supreme Court legalisation of same sex marriage finally hit
“It’s not a civilization, it’s a vicious marketplace, and we deserve the junk we get.”
“America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without a civilization in between.”
Henry James (well, one of his characters)
“… unprecedented and unique in the history of mankind; the arrival of a nation at an ultimate stage of evolution without having passed through the mediate one; the passage of the fruit, in other words, from crudity to rottenness, without the interposition of a period of useful (and ornamental) ripeness. With the Americans, indeed, the crudity and the rottenness are identical and simultaneous;…”
Dark days ahead
The end of abortion, women’s rights, same-sex marriage is now a very real prospect. Perhaps even recriminalisation.