Xenophobia is fear of the alien; oikophobia is fear of the familiar: "the disposition, in any conflict, to side with 'them' against 'us', and the felt need to denigrate the customs, culture and institutions that are identifiably 'ours.' " British philosopher Roger Scruton
Left-leaning Americans often are driven by conscious and subconscious oikophobia.
by Ivanchuk August 28, 2010

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