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Seen this? https://deadline.com/2021/09/paul-schrader-talks-infectious-cancel-culture-oscars-broken-being-thrown-out-of-paul-danos-zoom-poker-club-1234825403/amp/
Five years, or five months is a short time for cultural norms to shift? Applebaum is a historian, she knows that in the sixties there were quantum social sea changes of a few months as the Boomers came of age.
Meanwhile, while variations on this article get churned out every 15 seconds, Texas and the SC just got the ball rolling early on ending Roe V. Wade.
The people that Applebaum is describing have taken over nearly every HR department in the land. Along with most other institutions. Getting elected to run a government isn’t the only way to have power.
In fact, the stupid stuff being endorsed & enforced by the HR/journalism/university/Hollywood/how-many-other-power-centers? is actually helping Republicans take the power that helps them roll back Roe v Wade.
The Democratic Party, nay the country, has never been more in need of a few Sister Souljah moments. Keep telling Americans how morally deficient and in need of discipline you think they are and eventually you’ll scare them into voting in the other guy. Nearly everyone has believed something, at some point in the last 50 years (20? 10? The window keeps shrinking), that could end their career today.
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