The Democrats have historically been populist and the Republicans have historically been elitist -- now, both rely on faux populism to appeal to the working class.
Republican majorities in both the House of Representatives and the Senate have supervised and facilitated the decline of America. Is this permissible because they fail us under the guise of "conservative?"
Republicans are quick to label Puerto Rico statehood as a win for the Democrats. But can the opposite be true?
If America is merely viewed as an idea, it is rendered malleable and unworthy of sovereignty -- an unexceptional place that is a placeholder for principles that can exist elsewhere.