I think the history books are already full of the failures that lead to this. This is a direct through line from George Wallace and Richard Nixon.
For decades people who pointed out the trend were hushed up, and the steps over the line were waved away. For the sake healing and keeping the peace.
Like so much else that’s running around these days this ain’t new. I feel like I’ve thrown this link around so many times the last 4 years that I’m gonna use it up. But the warnings been out there for more than a half century.