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Socialism Needs A Padded Room

The unintentional comedy of the Democratic Socialists Of America convention

WHOA! Watch at least the first four minutes of this clip from the livestream of the Democratic Socialists of America convention, which just wrapped up in Atlanta. Bear in mind it goes on like this for about 10 minutes of woke control freakery:


These people are complete self-parodying neurotics. You can’t clap or wave banners because that might trigger somebody. There’s a room where you can watch the proceedings with no sound, if noise triggers you. There’s a room in the convention hall that’s completely silent, but you are warned not to go into that room wearing strong perfume. And on and on. It’s like a Saturday Night Live skit, but it’s for real. Jesse Singal continues:


Watch these 49 seconds of pure hathotic pleasure:

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I don’t think we have much to worry about from the Democratic Socialists of America. They are far too fragile to accomplish anything. The aggressive scent of actual manual laborers would cause them to wet their pants.

UPDATE: Reader fondatorey says something interesting:

Actually this is really helpful because it shows the psychological basis for the “socialism” trend.

People are getting into “socialism” because they feel a great need to be taken care of, great insecurity. The “Socialist” government is supposed to take care of them by giving them what they need and want so they don’t have to worry. The government is literally “alma mater.”

I guess that 100% of the people there are either the children of single mothers or multiple divorces some other dysfunction situation where the children are left behind. Having reached young adulthood they feel cast out into the world, without any backup, and no one cares for them so they want the government and other big institutions to do it.

Having been betrayed by the people around them, it is really naive to believe that big, cynical institutions like government and big business are going to provide for them. It is really sort of pathetic and needy, your heart goes out to these sad, sick people.

Given the obvious psychological damage behind the whole thing it is clear that the ideology is sort of a play act. Calling people “comrade” and wearing fake military fatigues serves the psychological function of making people feel part of something bigger than themselves (compare this to wearing a Starfleet uniform and putting on Vulcan ears).

This is a demonstration of the end of the cultural revolution.