What 'cancel culture' and its critics get wrong

Posted on AllSides September 21st, 2019
From The Left
OPINION

The problem with "cancel culture" has nothing to do with the act of cancelation.

That's something those behind the trend and those standing against it need to recognize. The effort to excommunicate from public life insufficiently "woke" (morally progressive) journalists, writers, comedians, and other prominent figures, including trying to get them fired, is likely to backfire. But not because the act of social and cultural cancelation itself is illegitimate or egregious.

All cultures "cancel" certain actions and opinions, and often the people associated with them. Ruling certain actions (and even...

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Damon Linker

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