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kleinbl00  ·  252 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Christopher Steele, the Man Behind the Trump Dossier

You're not wrong. However, I'd argue he ends up with a tiki torch in Charlotte because once the Berniecrats got demobilized they got disenfranchised. The Right sure as hell knows how to recruit Nazis. If the Left had better things to do than whine about safe spaces imagine what they could do.




WanderingEng  ·  251 days ago  ·  link  ·  

    If the Left had better things to do than whine about safe spaces imagine what they could do.

Having been first introduced to the concept of safe spaces on Reddit, I find myself now wondering if it was encouraged and spread by Russia.

kleinbl00  ·  251 days ago  ·  link  ·  

How hilarious would that be?

Now I wanna see a Soviet agitprop poster of the Soyuzmultfilm animated classic "Tumblrina."

keifermiller  ·  252 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Quoth the bread book:

    Coming together with diametrically opposed views, they are forced to form arbitrary alliances in order to create majorities that can but last a day. Wrangling, calling each other reactionaries, authoritarians, and rascals, incapable of coming to an understanding on any serious measure, dragged into discussions about trifles, producing nothing better than bombastic proclamations, yet taking themselves seriously, unwitting that the real strength of the movement is in the streets.

    All this may please those who like the theatre, but it is not revolution.

Fast forward 120+ years and we've got a proud (only somewhat sarcastically) tradition of fucking up on that score. Mocking Trump and generating tones of internal noise is way easier than actually getting shit done.

Mind you, a lot of the time we don't actually know how to get shit done even when we try.

bfv  ·  251 days ago  ·  link  ·  

From MSU Monday. The ubermench cowering on the right is this guy. The right recruits nazis and the left recruits people to punch nazis. I'm not sure either is really benefiting from the situation, but somewhere along the way we started getting local news stories vaguely sympathetic to the kid on the left.

kleinbl00  ·  251 days ago  ·  link  ·  

This one. This is the one.

This guy came to discuss eugenics and crack skulls and he's all out of eugenics. Either that or catch the early show of Cabaret.

    The right recruits nazis and the left recruits people to punch nazis.

You're right - it had not occurred to me that a battle between Oregon anarchists and the Alt-right would be impressively one-sided.