Umair’s last paragraph:
And in that way, violence is a cycle. A great wheel. Which only the gentle hand of love can stop, with the might of humility, and the true strength of grace. Maybe one day we’ll get there.
How, I ask? Singing kum-bai-ya at the campfire hasn’t worked to my knowledge.
What Umair said here is well known among progressive thinkers. Nothing earth-shattering here.
Umair’s fear mongering tactics (No Umair, the USA is not in a fascist state because Umair is not in jail) is alienating readers from the right side of his spectrum. His ability to influence the more reasonable minded of this demographic is next to zero.
Umair’s articles can be good. For example, a few months back, he gave us the idiocy of the political left’s obsession with transgender bathrooms while the climate is changing too fast. That was a good point. Transgender bathrooms won’t mean a damn thing when we move to a Mad Max world.
Umair’s solution seems to be voting for Elizabeth Warren. But with that line of thinking, he seems to believe the America’s 1787 Constitution is still working well. No, it is not working well. It elected Donald Trump. And Mr. Trump’s main competitor was not exactly endearing Americans to her cause, whatever that was. If Ms. Warren is elected, the system will produce a ferocious opposition to her direction . Plus, like all presidents before, she will be so busy putting out fires, there won’t much opportunity to implement a good direction.
If there was a sign(s) the system is broken, it can’t be made any bigger! Umair can’t see it. Maybe some of Umair’s readers can.