The underbelly of the American self-conscious

Donald Trump is the third sitting U.S. President to be impeached. Photo credit: CTV News

The founding Calvinist idea of mankind’s innate depravity due to original sin has been reborn in the 21st century and adapted to the left’s insistence on the innate depravity of the ruling class: the wickedness of the patriarchy, of “white privilege,” of “white supremacy” and of the nation’s entire past. To make a clean sweep, they have anathematized all of Western civilization.

An insightful piece by Lance Morrow on the connection between Nathaniel Hawthorne, Donald Trump, and human depravity. Source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/witch-hunts-then-and-now-11576626443