Why Identity Politics / Social Justice Warriorism is driving me mad

Posted March 2, 2018 7:29 am by Mrs. Pinkerton

Why Identity Politics / Social Justice Warriorism is driving me mad

Genius? Dunces? Him? CONFEDERACY???Mainly because it’s killing satire. What would Jonathan Swift have said to all the craziness going on in North American society these days? Possibly, nothing: he’d have been hauled before some human rights or social justice tribunal for writing Gulliver’s Travels (alternately, he’d have been given an award by Planned Parenthood for his essay “A Modest Proposal” wherein he –satirically– suggests that society solve the “overpopulation” and poverty problems in one go by eating their children.) It is satire. He wasn’t serious. You have to explain that these days.When satire is dead, comedy is dead. Also drama,

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