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Trope Derangement Syndrome

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For example, just yesterday I saw some hateful anti-Pacific Islander graffiti in a men's room: Or maybe that was put there by the Samoan Cornerback Liberation Front? Anyway, Pelosi could shorten her language to: You might almost think that the Democrats' Coalition of the Fringes needs us dreaded Straight White Males as the bogeyman to... Read More
Being a child of the 1960s-70s, until the Ilhan Omar brouhaha broke, I hadn't fully realized that the word "trope" has largely replaced the word "cliché" and is sneaking up on "stereotype." I'd always associated tropism with what sunflowers do, but that's not really relevant to the current usage of "trope:" Merriam-Webster defines "trope" as:... Read More
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Steve Sailer is a journalist, movie critic for Taki's Magazine, VDARE.com columnist, and founder of the Human Biodiversity discussion group for top scientists and public intellectuals.


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