Excellent piece from on the many rhetorical tricks used by the US leftist commentariat to minimise & excuse the assault against
“Bluntly put: a masked mob publicly beat and robbed a gay, Asian journalist who offered no resistance.”
"Stupid, ugly, and oppressive ideas actively distort language to create a semblance of reason and respectability; in turn, the corruption of language further predisposes people to uncritically accept and conform to the same sorts of orthodoxies."
"Stupid, ugly, and oppressive ideas actively distort language to create a semblance of reason and respectability"
Response to assault: 1. Attackers were faultless 2. Offense was harmless 3. He asked for it 4. Assault was for a greater good 5. What about Charlottesville?