I went to a Staind concert back in 1999. I was 18-years-old at the time. I am now 40-years-old. I was redpilled back in 2001. I’m now a father and a husband.
As I have pointed out several times this year, there has been a shift in mood among the normies. The public mood for the last two decades was complacency and degeneracy. The Joe Six Pack and Solly Soccermom era of nihilistic consumerism is over. Everything is becoming deeply politicized.
There were people like us who looked at the trends and who realized the trajectory that this country was on years ago. Most people didn’t want to think about it and focused on their own lives. I think more people started to wake up over the last decade. I also think there has been a big change since last summer which I have been seeing in the polls. The George Floyd riots and the rollout of systematic racism woke up millions of people. Donald Trump’s defeat also radicalized a large swath of his base.
If there has been a cultural change among the normies, the music White people listen to is one place we might see this. Anyway, this is what I am seeing in the new Toby Keith song and the new Aaron Lewis song. The mood is no longer complacency or triumphalist like in the George W. Bush years. The mood has darkened and now the themes are anger, alienation, resentment, disillusionment, loss.
Normies are definitely starting to feel alienated. You got to admit that a bunch of normies storming the U.S. Capitol was a big step for them. Check in on your normie friends and have patience with them. Some huge number of them appear to have woken up over the past year since they lost their faith in Q and Trump. They might be more receptive to our messaging with Joe as president.