The Thing About It Is, Just Shut the Hell Up
Whenever lefties start blathering about the other sides focus on social issues, prepare for those same lefties to start a full-fledged social issues/it’s my body/war on women assault. When it’s the economy, stupid, and your man hasn’t been dominating on economic issues, then you need some plan B. And what is a better plan B than plan B? In other words, shut up evil conservatives.
Similarly, Rick Santorum needs to stop assisting the left in keeping the focus on social issues. It’s not a winning issue, especially when we’re going broke. Look, I get it, but big government is not the answer.
Sarah Hoyt needs to shut up too (h/t Grerp).
Eric Holder – Still crazy after all these years
Chuck stumbled across a PSA on ginger-bullying featuring a subtle rehabilitation of uber-blond Draco Malfoy. As the father of one redhead and one strawberry blond, I’m both glad for and interested by the fact that girls don’t suffer ginger shame as boys do. I’m also glad my true redhead is on the dark/non-orange end of the spectrum and that she only has a few freckles.
Ferdinand and Vox Day can celebrate – The Rise of the Young Calvinists
Lately, I’ve been thinking about language, namely the ways that definitions are subverted and the newspeak used to make people shut the hell up. A glaring example of this is the word misogyny.
Meet kettle: Every time Obama starts rhapsodizing on algae cars and flat-earthers and Rutherford B. Hayes, you know what I’d like to tell him?