Ed Driscoll

That's Some Catch, that Catch-22

Pretzel logic, now in the large economy size:

Progressive:  Your military metaphors break civility and encourage violence.
Conservative:  Your side uses them all the time.
Progressive:  We are fighting in a revolution to break the power of our capitalist oppressors. So, we’re justified.

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“Praising riots involving Molotov cocktails and people burning to death? Fine. Criticizing a lefty on a cable TV network? Why that’s ‘hatemongering’ and incitement.”

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“CA enviro group sues to stop solar plant.”

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“ABC’s Klein Adopts Euphemism ‘Investments’ to Refer to Obama Spending Proposals.”

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“I’m not racist, I know people who voted for Obama, although I try not to talk politics with them because we’ll just get into an argument and they’ll accuse me of being racist when they’re losing in order to end the discussion.”