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Normally I wouldn’t bother pointing you to a single wingnut comment, but this one is such a perfect distillation of white male victimhood, that I couldn’t resist sharing.

 It would be more accurate to say that white men don’t like a world where
everything they do or say is stripped of context, hunted down,
comedically exaggerated, and harshly punished, and everyone else’s
personal biases and bigotries get a slap on the wrist, are ignored, or
sometimes are even praised. Why on earth would you expect me to be in
favor of a system that works against my interests? Everyone else
nakedly agitates for their group interest and identity.

When wingnuts open their mouths I automatically assume they’re being disingenuous, because they always are being disingenuous. But when it comes to talking about their status as victims they are 100% sincere: they really do believe they are put-upon, second-class citizens. Certainly, they have to concoct insane lies to make the case for their victimhood, but the lies are forgiven because they’re in support of their hurt feelings. 

 It would be more accurate to say that white men don’t like a world where
everything they do or say is stripped of context 

Couple points here: 1.) In what context would Sterling’s or Bundy’s comments be acceptable? 2.) How were the comments stripped of context?  You can find Bundy’s long-form freak flag by simply watching television.

hunted down,
comedically exaggerated, and harshly punished

This is just a flat-out lazy lie: the comments were not exaggerated–you can find them verbatim just about anywhere. Sterling was harshly punished (and will have mere millions of dollars to comfort himself with) and Bundy rebuffed law enforcement and was lauded by mouthbreathers across the country. When does Bundy’s punishment begin? No, really. I want to know so I can have my popcorn ready.

 and everyone else’s
personal biases and bigotries get a slap on the wrist, are ignored, or
sometimes are even praised

Which bigotries are these? I’m sure a list is forthcoming!

Why on earth would you expect me to be in
favor of a system that works against my interests?

Translation: Why on earth would you expect me to be in favor of a system that does not preserve my privilege in any and all situations?

Everyone else
nakedly agitates for their group interest and identity.

Another dirty lie. When I agitate I am always fully clothed. In fact I wear a Che Guevara t-shirt on top of a “This is what a feminist looks like” t-shirt on top of a “Hope and Change” t-shirt.

 

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