Saturday, March 30, 2013

Christopher Hitchens on SJWs

"People began to intone the words "The Personal is Political." At the instant I first heard this deadly expression, I knew as one does from the utterance of any sinister bullshit that it was- cliche is arguably forgivable here- very bad news. From now on, it would be enough to be a member of a sex or gender, or epidermal subdivision, or even erotic "preference," to qualify as a revolutionary. In order to begin a speech or to ask a question from the floor, all that would be necessary by way of preface would be the words: "Speaking as a..." Then could follow any self-loving description. I will have to say this much for the old "hard" Left: we earned our claim to speak and intervene by right of experience and sacrifice and work. It would never have done for any of us to stand up and say that our sex or sexuality or pigmentation or disability were qualifications in themselves." —Christopher Hitchens, Hitch-22

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