A Concise Lexicon of Commentariana…

Alternative – Fashionable
Awesome – Diverting
Beautiful – Pleasant
Bigot – Outgroup
Brave – Opportunistic
Common sense – Illogic
Content – Navel lint
Crank – Outgroup
Democratic – Agreeable
Even – Well, of course
Extremist – Outgroup
Hate – Irreverence
Hope – Blind faith
History – Storytime
Inclusive – Agreeable
Incredible – Predictable
Inspirational – Clichéd
Moderate – In my social circle
Of course – In my opinion
Original – Repackaged
Passionate – Ingratiating
Progress – Maneuver warfare
Radical – Smug
Rational – Agreeable
Right – Expectation
Science – Truth
Sensible – Agreeable
Shocking – Counter-intuitive
Tolerance – Acceptance
Vibrant – Loud
Virtue signalling – Other people virtue signalling
Vital – Somewhat relevant
Wise – Agreeable
World – Playground

About bsixsmith

I am a writer of stories and poems - published by Every Day Fiction, The London Journal of Fiction, 365 Tomorrows and Det Poetiske Bureau - and a columnist for Quillette, Areo and Bombs & Dollars.
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