We used to sing, “sticks and stones may break my bones, but ‘names’ will never hurt me.” Names, words, we pretended we were immune. We’ve since done a one-eighty. Evolved into snowflakes. Now people throw sticks and stones so folks won’t hear words they say might hurt you.
Or so they claim. All while hurling the McNasty at anyone who dares to question their motives.
Here we go daring again!
Wading once more into a game where pouty-faced elected officials bring legislation specifically to stop new media portals (us) from publishing their antics. It is, apparently, one thing to play the loose-lipped lying ass hat on social media and another to have those gems shared with the constituency. The former is a right; the second is hate speech.
Into this milieu of word games (down ole DC way) wades Kamala Harris She who has a nasty history with punishing minorities as an Attorney General to advance her career. And for whom having sex with powerful married men is only bad if it does not advances a woman’s career. Harris has declared herself an expert and champion of a new minority group. Asians.
New, you say?
In the leftyverse, Asians are white people for all purposes but those of a sudden political convenience. When there is a crisis, not to be wasted, to paraphrase the original Rahm Emmanuel. A global crisis on a world that has become a bar known as Cheers and everyone knows your name. But not everybody wants this, and Ms. Kamala has something to say about it.
It’s not the boy-girl from Ipanema, nor the City by the Bay. It’s the virus from Wuhan, China. Ground zero for the Chinese Flu. The Flu from Wuhan, China. But if you were to meet it at a party and wanted to introduce it to some friends, you’d best leave that bit out, or Kamala Harris (if she gets her way) will have your hide.
Democratic California Sen. Kamala Harris introduced a resolution last week calling on the Senate to condemn the term “Wuhan virus” as racist.
The resolution, introduced May 14, describes the terms “Chinese Virus,” “Wuhan Virus,” and “Kung-flu” as “anti-Asian terminology and rhetoric” that “have perpetuated anti-Asian stigma.” The resolution on the Senate to condemn “all forms of anti-Asian sentiment as related to COVID–19,” including “all manifestations or expressions of racism, xenophobia, discrimination, anti-Asian sentiment, scapegoating, and ethnic or religious intolerance.”
Calm down, Lefties. Intolerance of Jews and Christians will continue according to plan. I know that was close, right. No, we’re talking about a tailored effort to use the government to massage the vernacular. A formal public declaration by the United States Senate that these words in this order are bad. (Not their first rodeo.) And, since we’re here, anything else “we” decide fits the profile will be Bad too, as long as it does not apply to us, meaning Democrats.
Sure, it violates the Constitution, but that never stopped them. That’s part of the game. Interfere with people’s natural rights for as long as you can and hope that by the time it gets to the Supreme Court, the Judicial Slot Machine turns up 5 Justices willing to see things your way.
It is the leading cause of tyranny in your social diet, and you though it was wearing masks and keeping six feet away from each other. Wrong. It’s the tendency of the mask-wearing social distancers to elect politicians who see the oath of office (with that protect and defend the constitution bit) as a lock to be picked or a window to be jimmied.
If they can just get inside, they can steal everything while you’re sleeping, and by the time you wake up, it will be too late, and the odds are good that you won’t even be sure what’s missing.