A popular Fox News host just exposed Meghan Markle. The Duchess of Sussex and her husband, Prince Harry, left their royal duties and now live in the U.S., but the controversy is far from over. The nation is stunned.
During a recent monologue, Tucker Carlson said that international elites like Markle and Harry are essentially selling victimhood. “Deciding that you’re a victim has many levels of appeal,” said Carlson.
“For one thing, it gives meaning to your decadent, empty life,” Carlson continued. “When you’re a victim, you are inherently significant. Martyrdom means you are forever the hero of the story.”
What Carlson is getting at here is profound: Wealth isn’t everything. You can have everything in the world — all of the resources you could possibly want and still be unsatisfied. True happiness has to come from somewhere else.
Faith and family cannot be replaced by a yacht, mansion, or lavish trips. And they also cannot be replaced by victimizing yourself, but the super-wealthy and well-connected will try. It is like a new commodity to trade.
Most people aren’t going to buy it. During Markle and Harry’s recent tell-all interview with Oprah, it should not be lost on anyone the discussion centered on squabbles for power and the “burden” of being British royalty.
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