As always, Kurt Schlichter gets right to it, in regards to the continuing yuk-fest among Virginia Democrats:
It’s called “Alinsky Rule No. 4,” pals. “Make the enemy live up to its own book of rules.” Cue the sad trombone. Somewhere, Brett Kavanaugh is laughing into his Budweiser.
I know I am, except it’s Dos Equis.
But this hilarity does bring up something serious we need to consider on the conservative side. We need to prepare for the next time some Republican gets besieged by SJW witch-burners, and be ready with our response to their unwarranted demands for his/her/xir’s head.
Our response should be, “Go pound sand.”
Now, that’s not necessarily the phraseology we should use. Mine would be more colorful, and anatomically challenging, but the point is the same. They don’t get a head for their wall. They don’t get to win. Not over silliness.And the main point? Fair game might require recent behavior:
So when one of ours has some bonehead maneuver from his frat days revealed by eager Dems smelling blood, that’s what we should say to the calls for resignation and social ostracism. “No.”Online mobs only have power if we allow them to have power. Joining one is, often enough, malicious. Why would you write a negative online review of a restaurant you'll never eat at, anyway?
Really terrible stuff, by someone of age, done recently? Perhaps a different story. But this bizarre, unspoken assumption that someone can’t change and grow up in a third of a century – especially when the evidence is that he or she changed and grew up in a third of a century – is profoundly destructive. It’s designed to allow the SJWs unlimited power to ex post facto decree someone unfit for society at their whim. They will scour a target’s past, decide something regrettable is unforgivable, and demand his or her head. And you just know that the GOP establishment Fredocons are willing to give it up without a fight.
A story: at this point in 1984, I was editor of The Round Table, the student newspaper at Beloit College. And in that role I did some things as editor that I would never do today, including running a critical Letter to the Editor without fixing any of the punctuation or grammar errors the writer made. While I thought the criticisms the writer provided were baseless (I still do), that was a crappy thing to do. But 20-year-olds do crappy things.
So should we give SJWs and their liberal enablers a pass? No. But we should not take their bleatings seriously. And I do recommend Alinsky Rule Number 5:
5. “Ridicule is man's most potent weapon.”
And suggesting that these harpies get a life is not only a proper application of Rule Number 5, it's good advice.