An Austin Texas psyche rock band, Dream Machine, is deported from its label because its lead singer, a refugee from Bosnia, makes supportive remarks about legal immigration. (Here is a link to an interview I did with the band: https://vimeo.com/225709341)
Feminist critics attack the movie "Dunkirk," an historical reenactment of the World War 2 evacuation, because well—It was the first time there were no women on a French beach.
Outcry erupts when a Broadway play tries to substitute theater legend Mandy Patinkin for a black actor in a play, to help save the play from closing due to declining ticket sales. Unable to hide the fact that he is white, Patinkin and the producers back down like good fearful liberals; the play - which features a diversity of talent - is now in jeopardy as ticket sales continue to drop.
Leftwing madwoman Lena Dunham hears voices -- specifically, a conversation between flight attendants over their opinion on trans issues - and instead of confronting them, she narcs on them to their bosses. Like a paranoid member of some sort of regressive left secret police, she seeks to punish strangers over an unacceptable conversation she claims to have heard in her head.
The airline, however, can find no evidence that the conversation actually happened in real life, and are disputing the account....
What do all of these examples have in common?
Who are these people behind these destructive idiocies?
All of these outraged moralists - the record label owner, the women's magazine editor, the hackneyed progressive performer - fashions themselves a hipster, a person of noted cool. Yet their positions on all matters rival the intolerance of an 18th century Puritan. They are the 2017 version of that sitcom staple nosy neighbor, or the old man shaking a rake at a passing car..." Read on!