That’s the thing about all these internet nationalists, fascists, reactionaries, etc.: Their knowledge of politics, history and culture is almost entirely informed by Civilization and Paradox games.
So of course the wheel is a big deal. How else are you going to get chariot archers?
–TipTupKek, Reply to:”Fuck your robust civil service and lucrative trade routes, I want wheels damnit!“, Reddit.com, 14 September 2016