Where Do We Go From Here?

For the second time in their ignoble history, the Democrats have fired on Fort Sumter. Now the question is, what are we going to do about it?

I wrote my initial thoughts on the Trump verdict yesterday afternoon. I want to add to them here.

If Joe Biden is re-elected following this outrage, he will be an illegitimate president. What does that mean? It means, I think, that no one should be obliged to follow his executive orders. All such orders will be illegitimate and should be disregarded, as appropriate. Likewise, residents of the sane states, and their public officials, should be free to disregard rules and orders that come out of the Biden administration’s agencies–the Biden EPA, and so on. And rulings of Biden-appointed judges, or of panels on which one or more Biden judges were part of the majority, should not be given any precedential effect.

More fundamentally, the Democratic Party is now illegitimate. We should stop treating it as a normal political organization. We conservatives have played by the rules, trying to hold our country together in the face of increasingly radical and irrational conduct from our political foes. Those days should be gone. The Democratic Party is now exposed as the enemy of freedom, democracy and the rule of law, and should be treated accordingly.

Yesterday was one of the worst days in our country’s history, the worst, I think, since 1861. I do not know whether we can survive the lawless regime that the Democrats have thrust on us. I have been saying for a while that we are on a path to disunion. I don’t think that fate is inevitable, but in their abuse of the legal system, the Democrats have taken another giant step down that road.

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