The Chimera of Cancel Culture

By Clint Archer - Posted at The Cripplegate:

Cancel culture is out for blood. A chimera is afoot: part hate, part bitterness, part vengeance. Those most likely to garnish attention from the fire-breather include politicians, celebrities, academicians, founding fathers, and whoever else kindles her ire by hesitating to join her cause.

Masked in a novel façade this old menace appears to us like a freshly hatched threat. But the phenomenon has been gestating quietly for eons and has now come of age; a debutante with newfound, uncaged confidence. There is certainly renewed publicity for the term and the concept…