Ever since the media declared Joe Biden the winner of the 2020 election, the Left has wanted those of us on the Right to understand two things: that they desperately wish to heal our national wounds and unite with us as one people, and also that we are vile, subhuman, barely sentient redneck scum. These two messages would seem to be in tension with each other, but it may only appear that way to me because I am myself barely sentient redneck scum.
Credit where it’s due, New York Times op-ed writer Wajahat Ali has found a way to merge these two apparently conflicting messages. In a Times piece that provides an extraordinarily clarifying look into the elitist left-wing mentality, Ali describes his attempts to “reach out” to Trump supporters and explained why he has now given up the effort.
It may be useful, before examining the article, to review one of Ali’s outreach efforts on CNN earlier in