Remember a few decades ago when defection from communist countries to the west was common? Those in the west understood why. Of course they’d want to defect, they’d say. They’re all but slaves in the Soviet Union… or Cuba… or China. Pick your communist paradise.
How things change. Now Russia and China are some of the great new bastions of capitalism. Sure, they’ve still got a dictatorial, oppressive government, but so does the US. And now the Fasco-Communist Police State of the US is home to all the worst forms of government all wrapped into one.
And the defections from the US and the rest of the submerging western economies has begun.