THE REAL INCITEMENT TO VIOLENCE

Leftists have been accusing Donald Trump of “inciting violence” for his speech on Jan. 6 that preceded the Capitol Hill break-in.

Whether Trump’s words rise to incitement or not – or if the actions on the 6th were pre-planned anyway – has received ample scrutiny elsewhere.

What I instead would like to focus on is the concept of “incitement” to violence in the political realm more broadly, and just how guilty progressive leftists are.

The incitement of which I speak, however, is a bit more subtle than clear-cut cases of a politician urging a mob of people to destroy buildings or assault people.

Instead, I want to focus on how progressives use rhetoric to ‘unperson’ and demonize their political opponents, paving the way for social ostracization – using violence if necessary.

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Author: HP McLovincraft

Seeker of rabbit holes. Pessimist. Libertine. Contrarian. Your huckleberry. Possibly true tales of sanity-blasting horror also known as abject reality. Prepare yourself. Veteran of a thousand psychic wars. I have seen the fnords. Deplatformed on Tumblr and Twitter.

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