Skip to comments.Seriously, Who Cares if A Liberal Is Offended?
Posted on 08/01/2018 9:43:45 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
Go offend a liberal. It doesnt matter. The left gets offended over everything. Literally. They will find a reason to be upset about something. The ultimate goal of a leftist is to shut up the opposition. By taking the fifth rule of Saul Alinsky, ridicule is mans most potent weapon, liberals try to shut up anyone with whom they dont agree. To render the fifth rule ineffective, the recipient of leftist attacks must not care and voice their beliefs.
Charles Davis is the dean of the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia. Recently, a childhood friend of his, Brian Kemp, won a Republican primary in the state of Georgia. Davis took to Twitter and publically congratulated Kemp with the following Tweet: I went to high school with the GOP guv candidate @BrianKempGA. We played YMCA ball from childhood. Politics be damned. He is a nice guy, always was. Kind to a fault. Hes a friend, always has been, and will be when were old(er) and grey(er). Thats how all this should work, people.
Davis is exactly right. That tweet was kind and dignified. There was nothing political about it. He congratulated a life-long, childhood friend and there is nothing wrong with that. He acted like an adult. It sounded like that Davis is probably a Democrat and was putting politics aside to congratulate a lifelong friend with a mature gesture. If so, this outrage is another example of leftists eating their own to push their agenda.
However, some leftists saw the tweet. At that point, Davis formed a bulls eye on his back and became nothing more than a target for harassment. He was called names, and insulted to the point he issued an apology tweet that read, Id like to issue an apology to anyone offended by my tweet shout out to Brian Kemp Ive read and learned so much from you all and will endeavor to be more thoughtful.
The only thing that Davis could have reasonably learned from this experience is that the left is unreasonable and unhinged.
A mob on Twitter bullied Davis. He told a childhood friend good job for winning, then allowed himself to get shut down by a chronically angry group of keyboard warriors. The left cant intentionally teach anyone. If someone learns from them, it is because he or she was a victim or an astute outside observer of their antics.
The left attacks a person mercilessly until they cower in submission if they dont agree. Submitting is the wrong way to handle the left. They are never offended, only continuously angry and looking for the next target.
There must be pushback on leftists. Davis quickly gave in, and now he is a victim. If one pushes back hard enough, they will move on to someone else. Instead, Davis should have valued his childhood friend, and blown off the raging leftists.
There is no way to offend a leftist because they are in a constant state of the offense.
It doesnt matter when a liberal is offended. They attack people who dont 100 percent agree with them, regardless of political affiliation.
If educating the left is offensive to them, keep offending them.
It seems to me that the easily offended actually like to be offended.
That some people cannot be properly happy unless they think there’s something wrong or the world is against them.
So actively seeking to offend such persons is sort of a public service. That’s why when one of these twits says they’re offended the proper response is to either say you’re happy for them that they’re offended or just to say “you’re welcome”.
... and then do something to offend them again.
IMHO Twitter was specifically invented for herding the sheep.
I don’t, seriously I don’t give a rats ass.
BUMP!! The author is right: who cares? What difference does it make?
IMHO, we spend waaay too much of our time worrying about things that don’t matter.
One reason why Trump is so effective is that he doesn’t let the left’s antics get his goat.
Sorry Mr. Davis, you’re a disgrace, and a pussified wimp.
I would have told the “offended” snowflakes to go eff themselves.
If a conservative doesn’t like something, he avoids it. For example, if a particular TV show offends me, I simply stop watching that show.
But if a TV show - or a statue, or an idea, or anything - offends a liberal, that offending item must be destroyed.
I suppose that when liberals first tried that tact (maybe 20 years ago) they were amazed by how easy it was...how easy society gave in.
So now the liberals are drunk with power. Anything less than 100% PC must go. And it must go immediately. So yes, there is a fascist mentality in the US. And it’s on the left.
They demonstrate their extreme moral superiority by taking constant offense and looking down their nose at all of the vulgar people who hold different political views.
If they were not outraged, screaming, hysterical and violent, we would not fully grasp how morally superior they really are.
With the Left’s championing of homosexuality, abortion, the end of Sovereignty and complete disparagement of the Constitution I actually have no trouble discerning their moral ... difference.
A person looking to be offended will be successful 100% of the time.
No...they’re never properly happy! They do not understand true happiness, which is why they’re commies...not liberals! Why they do not know happiness is left to the imagination, but I suspect self-absorption is at the top of the list!
It’s fun to say it to their face: “Feminists are so cute when they’re mad.”
Liberals are the disease! F = ma is the cure!!
Anytime a lib pontificates on the outrage of the day and then asks for my opinion. I always have the same reply.
“Let me ask you something first, am I allowed to have an opinion that differs from your own?”
It’s amazing how that simple question makes them open to a civilized discussion. We may still disagree, but there is no name calling or shouting.
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