Madness now reigns in every quarter of America, from the iconic to the irrelevant to the
fundamental. Statues of Lincoln, Douglas, and Jefferson are toppled or defaced. The rules of capitalization have been altered. We are told that 1619, not 1776, was our founding date—and this by a “civil rights” activist-journalist who had no idea of the date that the Civil War began. Abnormal is normal; normal is despised and discarded.