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March 27, 2013

"We must stop encouraging the Dumb to be 'political.' "

Lesbian Avenger, Shirtless Transgendered, and Gay Guy/Lesbian

all claim the status of Most Marginalized simultaneously and ergo argue that each one's Unquestionable Truth must trump all others. Which leads to a lot of frustration and confusion among all the players, as literally none of them can fathom why their "I Win" trump card isn't being honored. -- Extraordinary

Posted by gerardvanderleun at March 27, 2013 7:09 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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"Dumb", or "Insane"? This is what happens when *Identity Politics* merges with the world of group therapy, where everyone's "Truth", however patently absurd or wrongheaded, is supposed to be honored equally, and an ethos of unquestioning mutual support is assumed. Without a trained therapist to referee the proceedings, it naturally degenerates into a comically convoluted cacophony of competing victimhood narratives, where moral authority is the prize for whomever can portray themselves as the most marginalized member of the group.

Posted by: Skorpion at March 27, 2013 10:44 AM

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