The Left versus Right political discourse is a snare.
Of course, Left and Right is a nonsensical distinction in the contemporary world. In The West all mainstream political parties, and nearly-all of the fringe, are on the Left!
Politics is on The Left because its principles are secular - which is to say we have a God-excluding politics, a politics 'built-upon' some kind of utilitarian (pleasure-pain) calculus.
(Except that it is impossible truly to 'build' upon utilitarianism, so instead we get long-term destruction.)
The only real alternatives are The Left (ie. all mainstream politics/
media), or Religion (ie. The Right that does not exist).
Not Left versus Right; instead, (secular) Left versus Religion.
Society is either secular - based on evanescent psychological expediencies; or else society
is based on religion - and ultimately, overall, in the long run, aiming to run things in a way satisfactory to divinity.
The primary choice that is not-Left is therefore "which religion?" That question is the basis of real politics - now extinct.
modern West there are only two viable religious choices, of which Christianity
is currently the one less likely to prevail.)
Government is properly just a means to an
end. The big question should be 'what end?'
In our secular, increasingly anti-Christian world, the problem is that our 'end' - our
aim - is wrong. Ultimately, Western people (en masse) do not know what are the right things to do.
But because public discourse excludes/ rejects Christianity; from a Christian perspective (which is where I stand) we are not even trying
to do the right things.
We do not have 'good intentions' that are thwarted by available political options - quite the contrary: in The West we are actively trying to pursue wrong goals and to live by
wrong ideas. The big problem as we stand now is not the politics but the people; the people are corrupt, cowardly, pleasure seeking, trivial.
From where we currently stand, nothing Good can happen until after the people (en masse) recognize their appalling, evil-seeking, destructive spiritual state; and repent.
Nowadays, in an increasingly-corrupt world of mostly-corrupt people aiming at ever more corruption; political analysis and discussion is therefore only of value when it leads
to a consideration of ultimate goals - asking what, overall, are we trying
to achieve'; what, overall, is our society aiming-at? And does that make sense: And is it Good?