...hold that the basic unit of existence is the tribe, which they define by the crudest, most primitive, most anti-conceptual criteria (such as skin color). They consequently reject the view that the achievements of Western— i.e., individualistic— civilization represent a way of life superior to that of savage tribalism.(HT Instapundit. Boldface is mine.)
Sometimes the village madman is the sanest guy in the place.
Such times aren't the best of times.