Glossary: Key memes, dog-whistles, canards, euphemisms, fake outrages, and obsessions in the Wall Street Journal and other GOP language factories, Nov. 13-14, 2015

barbarians: foreigners and immigrants, now said to be “at the gates.”  Calling them barbarians is a necessary rhetorical step towards demonization and dehumanization, both necessary public sentiments if Donald Trump’s plan to deport 12 million immigrants comes to fruition.

contextualization: progressive utopianists’ prevarication and apologetics when it comes to fighting terrorism. (see also “”post-Christian therapeutic society”,  below)

demonization: any Dem characterization of the Tea Party, or any loaded-diaper attack (see below) on Ben Carson.

loaded diaper attacks: college student protests about racism, sexism, etc. on campuses in in American society.  College students, in their coddled privilege and  “maelstrom of insecurity, impecuniousness, immaturity, and the insatiable lust for sex, power, and diversion”, are free to shit all over college administrators and, of course , all normal Americans. All part of the grievance industry–now weaponized victimhood after the resignation of the Univ. of Missouri’s president and Provost.

Old Testament finger-pointing: any defense of Dem positions, such as on climate change, immigration, fighting Islamic terrorism, etc. (see “demonization,” above). Any Dem moral position or policy is thus demonized as intolerant, vengeful, and triumphant, a form of “political absolutism.”)

post-Christian therapeutic society: Obama’s nightmare secular world of leisure and affluence, at least for the Coastal elites. Whereas Obama is post-Christian, ISIS is “pre-modern.” Therapy thus becomes  a substitute for action, an ineffectual talking cure that only encourages disengagement and emboldens “the enemy.”

scapegoating: according to Dems, what Tea Partiers (aka, nativist bigots) do to immigrants whenever they question  US immigration policies.

surrendering: relying on diplomacy and apologetics to combat Islamic terrorism. According to Obama, surrendering is the truest way to “honor our values.” Surrender is his way of “ending” war. (also see “contextualization,” above)

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