Saturday, August 19, 2017

The True Snowflakes Aren't Liberals


Before 2016, using snowflake as a pejorative was a non-political dig at millennials -- who were perceived by many as coddled and poorly-equipped to face the real-world challenges of life.

During the 2016 presidential campaign and its immediate aftermath, however, snowflake evolved into a much more vicious term, an insult hurled by conservatives at liberals in general. The implication, of course, is that liberals are fragile, whining sissies -- unlike the oh-so-masculine right wing.