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Ban Classic Books and Climate-Change Deniers: How Progressives Argue Their Case

Teacher Melissa Barnett takes to Twitter and praises the dumping of classic books — including works by Orwell, Steinbeck and Vonnegut — to replace them with “relevant and culturally-diverse literature.”

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Donatist Heresy and Leftist Hoax: Replacing Truth with Fake Victimhood

Leftist virtue often comes from victimhood, so Progressive “truth” requires a story of oppression or abuse to give it credibility. Thus, the victimhood hoax has become more common than rational argument on the Left, since rationality lacks the emotional punch to break through the noise and hit the heart. Bill Whittle conjures Richard ‘Wretchard the Cat’ Fernandez to explain the connection between Leftist hoax and the ancient Donatist Heresy.