Despite the other sides near insane pronouncements, and their living in the echo chamber. We broke thru the echo chamber and hurt their feelings, not to mention told them yet again that we will not comply.
Despite winning this little battle. We do not control the levers of power. The other side makes the laws. Both elected and unelected officials. So expect the dickheads to pass more laws or fiat dictates.
However we are at that point in American history, similar to the Soviet state. The Soviet people said "They pretend to pay us, so we pretend to work"
In the US case it is "They pretend to rule us, and we pretend to obey"