I cannot believe that it took less than 5 full days for the activist/slacktivist left to get itself tied up in knots about whether or not wearing a safety pin was:

  • enough
  • too much
  • a sign of privilege
  • disrespectful to survivors of the Holocaust*
  • being coopted by NeoNazis and/or coopting Brexit.

Can we just this once actually focus on the shit that matters, people? Please?

*Not kidding about this. Saw a lengthy thread on Facebook about whether or not voluntarily donning a safety pin was too much like the tattoos and yellow stars Jews were forced into during WWII. Because apparently people are not good at thinking about shit.

In a world where it feels like you can’t count in anything, you always count on the left to trip over its own feet while trying to get something done.