Knowing who your audience is

As I have written before, “social justice warriors” often don’t realise that what is acceptable in their peer group may look ridiculous and offensive to the wider community:

Melissa Click

I am sure that when she called for “muscle” (rather gendered behaviour I would have thought!) to help her eject a reporter, she thought she looked like a “right on” radical woman, and not like a silly shrew:

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2 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Julian O'Dea on November 22, 2015 at 10:36 pm

    This is perhaps a similar phenomenon – actors and actresses sending signals to their peer group that they have the “correct” political opinions, forgetting that conservatives buy movie tickets too:

    http://www.breitbart.com/big-hollywood/2015/11/21/blowhard-box-office-blowback-mockingbird-underperforms-seth-rogen-julia-roberts-tank/

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  2. “I am sure that when she called for “muscle” (rather gendered behaviour I would have thought!) to help her eject a reporter, she thought she looked like a “right on” radical woman, and not like a silly shrew:”

    Yeah I noticed that. Like I’ve said before, they’re dependent on us but just don’t want to admit it. They’re the biggest hypocrites in the world.

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