Full sincerity here; we’ll miss you and your writing here. I’m continually sad to see so many brilliant writers leaving this place, but I understand. It’s tough watching this place get slowly defanged and made increasingly mainstream and Voxian, but damn if you all aren’t magnificent at what you do. Read more
You’re right. Kissinger’s ability to diss someone who is unfortunately relevant in a way we find momentarily entertaining as we all prepare for various dystopian fictions to manifest into our current reality also translates to complete forgiveness and unanimous approval for Henry Kissinger.
Or are we just saying ‘even… Read more
Uuhhhhhhhhhhhhhh she (Kara Brown) isn’t white. But nice try.
If that backstory is true, I think the point is that we can sympathize with her on a human level- using some sort of delusion to protect her from a very harmful reality. I think we can even argue that she’s relied on those fantasies to empower her protect her brother and other people she cared about rather than… Read more
How does that explain or justify her continued condescension to actual black people, or even begin to make sense of her continued pursuit of the white supremacy so accurately described above?
While I do think that’s a part of the story that should be discussed (because abuse fucks a person up), it’s not an excuse, and the two thinga aren’t mutually exclusive. That is to say, it doesn’t negate any of he conclusions made in the Stranger article (or elsewhere). Her shit is fucked up and not ok.
This is an embarrassing look for you.