Back to God, back to greatness, and other such phrases that sound inspiring and comforting to their followers.
I want a date. I want to know what year we’re going back to. Reagan’s years, when he tried so hard to never acknowledge the spread of AIDS? To some sort of magical time in the 1950s that exists only in fiction, where ladies and minorities knew their places, and everyone was happier for it? To some sort of time where we didn’t have an influx of immigrants to antagonize, because I’m pretty sure we hated the Irish something fierce back in the day.
"For too long, this country has wandered in darkness." How long is too long? How many decades of progress do you want to unwind? They might need to go pretty far back. All those pesky labor laws, hindering business from hiring children or locking their workers in factories without breaks! Pfft, they’ve just got to go.