It’s Only A Culture War When the Right Does It by Matt Purple

It’s Only A Culture War When the Right Does It by M. Purple

(Link): It’s Only A Culture War When the Right Does It

Examples:

The New York Times says America’s battles are spreading to other countries

May 18, 2022
by Matt Purple

[The piece opens by discussing the polarization of the topic of transgenderism in Australia; the American paper The New York Times is upset that a Liberal (right of center) Aussie party member has spoken out against things like biological men being on women’s sports teams, etc.

American leftists, like those at The Times, like to believe that squabbling over social issues is unique to conservative Americans only, that social justice issues are of little to no concern to other nation’s conservative groups.]

…In the end, the left sighs, all it wants is for its cultural revolution to be accepted wholesale and for all opposition to be silenced.

The problem is that, first of all, none of this is true. … [The author cites how other nations have elected their own populist versions of Donald Trump, or have had similar protests in other nations that are similar to ones put forward by American conservatives in the United States.]

… Can it even be that some foreigners care as much about culture as we do and would like to have their democratic say?

Run with this stuff long enough and it starts to sound like an American chauvinism all its own. We are not the only country that has ever arched an eyebrow at a trans flag.

Also problematic, to borrow a word, is that organs like the Times only ever use the term “culture war” to characterize one side. Distributing puberty blockers is never a culture war.

Neither is the campaign to abolish gender. Neither was the attack on Dave Chappelle by a pro-trans assailant nor the teaching of racialist gibberish in schools nor pro-choicers bragging about their abortions. It’s only when someone objects to any of this that suddenly the smell of cordite wafts through the air. The left-wing march through our institutions is simply the natural course of things; resisting it even mildly, now that’s a casus belli.

…Debating this [i.e. contentious social issues], or just calling it what it is, madness, hardly makes one an American.


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