Tuesday, August 30, 2022

The incivility starts with name-calling, and goes from there.

In case you missed it, one of the tells that a "media outlet" is actively trying to sabotage someone's career and encourage harassment (if not outright violence) against them is when that media outlet invents cute and demeaning nicknames.

I'm sure we all remember when Rebel News -- still claiming to be a legitimate media outlet -- openly mocked Catherine McKenna as "Climate Barbie":

More recently, that same Rebel News is now invariably referring to Conservative politician Patrick Brown as "sneaky" -- a search just now claims to have found well over one thousand uses of the phrase "sneaky Patrick Brown" in Rebel publications:

That's how it starts ... with the namecalling. The harassment and vandalism is generally not far behind:

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