Also, when you escape a Communist regime, you treasure liberty and you understand that as government and state expand, liberty must contract.
The notion that there is no basic value system is far more incoherent or invalid than the notion that there are essential values. Every religion can tell you it has basic values. You ask a Christian, most Christians would say love God and love your neighbor. Is that the entirety of Christianity? No one in his right mind would say it is.
The problem for the Left, however, is that the moment it stops painting the Right as vile, it has to argue the issues.
To posit the existence of a Creator requires only reason. To posit the existence of a good God requires faith.
Marcus Terentius Varro