“Southern food has never been static…[Traditionalists] feared for the ‘southern way of life’, then stammered when asked to define it.”
Cooking in the American south, August 8, 2017 at 10:40AM
This is true of everyone, everywhere who pushes against change with a defence of ‘destroying our way of life’. And politicians understand it. It’s easy to get people to agree against a thing, especially change, than to agree for a thing – even their definition of ‘way of life’.