Why am I not surprised?
In our first crisis, the Revolution, a good chunk of the "nation" chose to stay with Great Britain.
In our second crisis, the Civil War, a good chunk of the nation wanted to undo it, in order to keep slavery.
In our third crisis, the Great Depression, a good chunk of the nation hated FDR, hated SS, hated everything and anything government did for the people.
Now, in our fourth crisis, a good chunk of the nation still wants a king, desperately wants to keep POC in "their place," and despises the government doing anything for anyone - except the rich and white evangelicals.
I'm not surprised ...
But it's very disappointing!
That in all the 400 years we've been in formation, we've not moved beyond this division, that a good chunk of the nation is still more than happy to undo the nation in order to create their version of a "free land" - harsh, violent, white, evangelical, non-cooperative, militaristic, and aggressive.