Vegan Cafe to Tax Men, Seat Women First
When Crocodile Dundee premiered in 1986, it portrayed the land down under as a nation of rugged individualists. Based on my conversations with some Australian friends, those folks still exist in the land of kangaroos and koala bears.
Unfortunately, social justice warriors are now down there as well:
The feminist vegan owner of Handsome Her eatery in Melbourne, Australia, is making [men] pay an 18 per cent “man tax” as well as giving women priority over seating.
Owner Alex O’Brien told Broadsheet website: “I do want people to think about it, because we’ve had this (pay discrepancy) for decades and decades and we’re bringing it to the forefront of people’s minds.
“I like that it is making men stop and question their privilege a little bit.”
Ms O’Brien says the response from her customers has been positive, with one man even donating $50 (£30) to the cause.
She said: “There’s been nothing but positivity from everyone, males and females.”
Of course she's seen nothing but positivity. It's a vegan cafe, for crying out loud. That means the whole stupid establishment exists to preach to the choir of Leftist idiocy.
Through this, however, we can see what the Left really is. Leftists don't actually fight for equality. They want power and revenge.
In this case, O'Brien wants revenge because she believes that men are paid more by employers. This is despite the fact that most Western nations have laws forbidding such behavior, and that the "gender pay gap" is a pernicious myth, but whatever. O'Brien is seeking to combat injustice not with equal treatment, but with more injustice.