This might be a good time to remind everyone that eight weeks ago the president of the United States incited a mob into attempting to lynch the Congressional leadership and his own vice president, in an attempt to cling to the office from which he had been duly ejected via an election.
The reason right wing symbolic politics are so successful is that all the hysteria about cancel culture, formerly known as political correctness, is simply an inchoate cry of rage from white America that it doesn’t get to be simply America any more.
There really isn’t anything more to it than that.
I mean look at this:
It will never ever stop being 1968 for these people, even for the ones who weren’t even alive yet.