Beautifully Unique Sparkleponies:
On Myths, Morons, Free Speech, Football, and Assorted Absurdities
by Chris Kluwe
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There is a type of casual leftist who embraces a condescending, evangelical style that I once thought belonged solely to the right wing, and that always bothered me just as much as Republican policy agenda itself. The liberal version of this style is exemplified by the rabblerousing progressive website Upworthy, which is always preaching, outraged, to the choir: "Watch this writer ask one question about equality that will blow your mind," "Share if you believe in justice," "Think teachers are overpaid? Read this chart." Its readers constitute an audience that moves from one outrage to another—the rude treatment of Sandra Fluke, something mean Anne Coulter said, fracking—combining an irritating passion for social justice with an abiding shallowness.
Chris Kluwe, a punter for the Oakland Raiders, seems tailor-made
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