As we once again see the multiculturalists in London do the things globalists do after their friends and countrymen get slaughtered — light candles and offer up thoughts and prayers — it may be worth coming up for air and taking a hard look at where Western society is as a growing concern.
The first thing we should realize is that the European Union is breaking apart. Historians will look back on 2016 as the tipping point, the year Donald Trump was elected, the year Brexit went through, the year more populist leaders came to the fore and the year Eastern Europe started to turn away from Brussels.
Poland is in open warfare against European Union Council Chairman Donald Tusk, the former Polish prime minister who was just accused of treason by his own country. The new government in Warsaw is enraged that Mr. Tusk was re-elected as head of the council, since they perceive him as attempting to delegitimize nothing less than Polish sovereignty.
Hungary is enraged at Brussels and German Chancellor Angela Merkel for attempting to stop Prime Minister Viktor Orban from shoring up his own borders, for attempting to prevent the unleashing of hordes of refugees on his own people. By the way, Hungary is now building a big, beautiful, double-barrier, electrified wall, complete with a force of “Border Hunters,” and — guess what? — it’s working.
French nationalism is on the rise. Sweden no longer exists as we knew her. (Mr. Trump was right again on that one, by the way). Germany is irrevocably changed — its culture extinguished by unchecked immigration. Turkey is now actively pushing its own politics into countries throughout Europe, backed by growing Muslim populations in a string of European capitals. The second Ottoman invasion of Europe is almost complete.
The globalists, forever bowing to the god of mindless generosity and the agenda of open borders, free drugs and the destruction of the Christian religion, refuse to stand up for the rights of their own people. If ordinary Europeans want to live in freedom and security, they will have to take matters into their own hands. Most likely, it is too late. The damage has been done.
For, you see, globalists don’t care. They’ve got their corporations, their hedge funds, their offshore accounts in the Channel Islands and elsewhere. The fight for freedom really has morphed from one between capitalists and communists to between a clash between globalists and nationalists, between those who have no loyalties and those who treasure the safety and security of their own country.
Yes, Vladimir Putin saw this coming. And yes, the Kremlin has gone along for the ride, fanning the flames of the inevitable nationalism that comes from seeing a loved one butchered by another tribe. The blame for Brexit doesn’t fall on Moscow. The blame for Mr. Trump doesn’t fall on Moscow, either. The blame for the future populist leaders who will be elected in Europe won’t fall on Moscow. You can be a nationalist and an American patriot without being a pro-Russian flunky, no matter what the corrupt mainstream media try to tell you.
The blame for the breakup of the European Union lies at the feet of those very globalist leaders who let down their people. It lies with those who put the religion of cultural Marxism above their own citizen’s safety. It lies with those in Europe and America who don’t believe that their culture and the future of their children are worth saving. It lies with the willful denial of the “progressives” who are inexorably killing their own people for some magical fulfillment that will never come from Islam or from any other secular god.
• L. Todd Wood is a former special operations helicopter pilot and Wall Street debt trader, and has contributed to Fox Business, The Moscow Times, National Review, the New York Post and many other publications. He can be reached through his website, LToddWood.com.
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