Lefties: It’s time.
ALWAYS remember, you didn’t leave them, they left you!
I know they aren’t, for the most part, bad people – just people with a blind commitment to an ideology claiming to seek justice, equality and an end to exploitation… There was [initially] no need for me to explore other ideologies because I knew I was good and right, and those who did not agree with me were wrong and bad. [emphasis added]
… The left didn’t want me, but I hung on. It wasn’t until the past couple of years that I came to terms with the fact that I no longer wished to be tied to this modern iteration of the left.
Oh, and there will be NO debate or discussion, comrade!
I wanted the left to change. That’s why I stuck around for so long. I wanted to be a voice of dissent in the movement and to push for something better. I warned that this kind of censorious, cowardly silencing and refusal to have any critical debate about ideas would lead to the left’s failure. But progressives only doubled down – clinging ever-more tightly to ideologies and mantras that are irrational and regressive, and censoring anyone who dared challenge them. [emphasis added]
… At a certain point, we have to stop pretending this is just about a few bad apples. We have to stop hanging on, imagining this group will come around. It is time to deal with reality, not wishful thinking: this is the left now, whether we like it or not.
Lefties, come home. We welcome you with open arms. And we will “Kill the fatted calf” in celebration of your arrival. Bring your skills and use them in the service of good.