July 7th, 2011

Vernon Badge

Speaking of slurs...

Words become slurs when those opposed to the people to whom they apply use them in an insinuative manner to demonize them.

In the case of “liberal”, the “conservatives” turned it into a slur to insinuate that it’s not them and what’s not them is evil.

In the case of “gay”, the “homophobes” turned it into a slur to insinuate that it’s not them and what’s not them is evil.

In the case of “educated”…