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November 04, 2004

The last straw

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Posted by Ghost of a flea at November 4, 2004 06:14 AM

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I remember getting high blood pressure form the "Facist Post" nonsense, and not just because of the spelling. There goes (I thought) a person who has not the faintest conception of what Fascism is. For them, the word is merely leftist accessorizing; a way of demonstrating their progressive street cred. I wouldn't have gotten so steamed if I hadn't listened to my grandparents' stories about living through the German occupation in WW II. Or watched my grandpa being startled while watching Star Wars, because the screech of a Tie-Fighter sounded like the bombing run of a Stuka bomber.

Posted by: Demetrius at November 4, 2004 08:39 AM

What's next T-shirts a la Che Guevera?

Posted by: Gord Tulk at November 4, 2004 12:18 PM

looks like Flint, Michigan

Posted by: darceyjerromsky at November 4, 2004 02:25 PM

Demetrius,

You are not quite correct. For leftists today, "fascist" means "to the right of me." I agree with your unhappiness about the redefinition of the word, but that's what leftists do. Most of the charm of reading Marx comes from trying to figure out what the f* a particular word means in that particular paragraph.

I do hope you're correct, and the "facist Post" (in more formal English: "the Post isn't so*alist enough.") tagger has learned how to spell. Part of what I like about Toronto on my occasional visits is that it seems most Canadians are literate, not to mention erudite. Pity about the government, but it isn't all that intrusive for a short time.

Regards,
Ric Locke

Posted by: Ric Locke at November 4, 2004 07:18 PM

BTW flea, your "questionable words" blacklist is acting up.

Regards,
Ric

Posted by: Ric Locke at November 4, 2004 07:19 PM

Yeah - Flea's comments won't accept the word "so*ialist" because of the word "ci*lis" - a comment spam thing, I believe.

Posted by: rick mcginnis at November 5, 2004 07:57 AM