When ‘Unity’ Means ‘Shut The Hell Up’

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By Ben Shapiro~

On Saturday evening, presidential front-runner Joe Biden—who doesn’t actually become president-elect until vote counts are certified—gave a preliminary victory address.

In that address, he spoke of his mandate to govern: a mandate, he said, that extended to marshalling the “forces of decency … fairness … science … hope.” Which is a pretty vague mandate, as it turns out.

Former Vice President Joe Biden addresses the nation from the Chase Center Nov. 7, 2020, in Wilmington, Delaware. (Photo: Andrew Harnik-Pool/Getty Images)

But there was another overarching mandate Biden expressed: a mandate to come together, to unify as Americans. “To make progress, we must stop treating our opponents as our enemy,” Biden said. “We are not enemies. We are Americans.”

All of that is nice. Who wouldn’t like a country in which we could enjoy cultural events together without being lectured about the alleged evils of the…

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