once more, your humble narrator succumbs to entrapment
Virtue signalling is easy, until you have to actually bear the costs of the policies you supposedly favor. The people of MV, NY, DC, and Chicago are getting a hard lesson about that right now.
the Obamas are building a wall already!
It's hard not to find this pretty delicious, and wonderfully hilarious.
Setting aside the hilarity of highlighting rich-person-hypocrisy for a moment, I actually think this is a great thing for America.
I don’t think it’s sustainable for a rich elite to carry on making decrees from private estates and never have to confront the reality of how they are reshaping the world. The polarisation in politics is a mirror of the polarisation in wealth, lifestyle, and power that has happened. Ordinary people are increasingly not 'heard' in their wishes for collective culture — they're shouted down, boxed out, shamed and censored.
I do believe that politics is downstream of culture. We do need for the ‘elites’ to be faced with a dose of the exact reality they ordered, before they push free countries off the cliff of [moral pomposity and] sheer insanity. Far from being divisive, I think DeSantis is actually doing something necessary to bring the two halves of America back together, under one reality ...actual reality.
Martha’s Vineyard - it’s just a case of sour grapes.
How sad. They specifically ordered telescopic philanthropy. At a distance! They don't want to actually ... SEE the poors. No wonder they're demanding to speak to the manager.
The illegals are getting a lesson in our caste systems. The Boston Brahmans ship them from Martha’s Vineyard to cape cod, then the middle class will ship them from cape cod to southie.
I'm on Nantucket right now. We are deploying along the ridges and readying the Navy. Against the MV'ers that is - not immigrants. There's nothing a Natucketer despises more than Anyone from the Vineyard.
As a Floridian, I am so proud of DeSantis that I have a Cheshire Cat grin that's running all the way up to my bald spot!!!
Holy Moley! El Gato You gonna blow a 50 amp fuse if you keep this up. This could be the title for the new Bond film: From Florida with Love.😎
Thousands of Brazilian migrants cook their dinner and fold their laundry. 50 Venezuelans show up and everyone loses their minds.
Welp, the bleeding hearts at Martha's Vineyard -- bleeding borscht, my grandmother would have said -- have already begun deporting their busloads of migrants elsewhere. We knew this would happen, didn't we?
Now, that’s change you can believe in.
tucker carlson's take is also worth a look
Having lived in the "cradle of liberty" for nearly 30 years and managing (somehow) to deal with the insufferable sanctimony of the majority of its residents, I laughed out loud when I heard 𝑒𝑥𝑎𝑐𝑡𝑙𝑦 where these planes landed "in Massachusetts". A couple people mentioned this to us yesterday, saying "Did ya hear about...landing in 'Massachusetts'?" And I said..."Not 'Massachusetts.' 𝑴𝒂𝒓𝒕𝒉𝒂'𝒔 𝑽𝒊𝒏𝒆𝒚𝒂𝒓𝒅!"
Now we know DeSantis has to know there's a big difference between just landing somewhere in "Massachusetts" with its many airports vs. landing at the one airport in 𝑴𝒂𝒓𝒕𝒉𝒂'𝒔 𝑽𝒊𝒏𝒆𝒚𝒂𝒓𝒅...As my better half said, "That's a huge, "Phu kk you, Massachusetts," from DeSantis, which is true and which just warms the cockles of my heart. ❤️❤️❤️ Couldn't happen to a "nicer" bunch.
I thought diversity was our strength!
Thanks, Gato! I am enjoying the heck out of this particular debacle. MV so deserves this! Too bad they won't learn a permanent lesson from it. Someone should install those stupid wind turbines out there ASAP. The Obamas can take 30 of them. Because they're so civic-minded, they'll probably ask for 60 of them!