Olivier Douliery / AFP via Getty ImagesA store displays a sign before closing down permanently as more businesses feel the effects of stay-at-home orders amid the coronavirus pandemic on June 16, 2020, in Arlington, Virginia. (Olivier Douliery / AFP via Getty Images)
Forget about divisions between Democrats and Republicans or black people and white people. Those are not the most critical yardsticks of our time.
Nor are the differences between city dwellers and suburbanites, men and women or blue-collar and white-collar workers.
No, the most important distinction between different groups of Americans today is this: Those who support big, controlling and dictatorial government and those who want less government and more freedom.
Some people love government. They want more and more of it. They want more government agencies, more government orders and even more government taxes. More taxes? Sure, because they want the tax money given to them — and to their “causes.”
On the other hand