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This bullshit is now in Australia. 'Karen' is a crude, racialised, & gendered stereotype, used to get white women women to shut-up. It's nothing more than a joke, a meme.

And yet here we have a self-described feminist APOLOGISING for exploring & critiquing it's use.
Can you imagine the wall-to-wall outrage if 'Karen' were a term used by middle-class white men to belittle Aussie women?

Would we see well-respected female journalists apologising for critiquing it?

Of course not. Yet because it's used by the "right" people, it gets a pass.
You can't spend your life criticising the use of stereotypes, "gendered language," "sexist tropes," sexism, misogyny, blah blah blah

And then turn around and say it's OK for SOME PEOPLE to use a gendered/racial stereotype in a derogatory way. Because they're SPECIAL PEOPLE

I don't know what is more infuriating--the intersectional red guards demanding people apologise for misunderstandings--or the spinelessness of the soft-lefties who would rather grovel at their feet than spend 5 minutes defending a principle.

Absolutely pathetic, all of them.
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