Why Do White Americans Wrap Themselves In the Counterfeit Flag?

Marking yourself as a traitorous-loser insurrectionist is, as they say, a powerful Aphrodite-act; like the neighbor’s perfumed labradoodle humping your leg.

Why does anyone do anything? Yes, we can attempt to answer these kinds of questions in a number of ways, badly, bloviating valiantly, energetically, etc. The best approach is to answer such a question…