Thursday, April 29, 2021
"The underlying posture here is hey, why are you picking on us powerless leftists, just let us have our impotent gesture of protest. The thought that it might be possible to do better and actually have some kind of impact on real politics doesn't even arise ... you can't stop plutocrats and war criminals from ruining the world. You can't even vent your displeasure at them in any forum where they're likely to notice. You can take other leftists to task for all the ways in which you judge them to be subtly wrong."
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