California’s Identity Politics, Virtue Signaling Ignore New Sen. Pres. Dirty Politics
Who really cares thatSen. Toni Atkins became the first woman and first LGBT person to lead the California Senate on Wednesday? Shouldn’t we be more interested in her character and ability to lead?
California newspaper headlines screamed Thursday “Sen. Toni Atkins became the first woman and first LGBT person to lead the California Senate.”
A rainbow flag representing gay pride hung next to the California and U.S. flags in the Capitol rotunda.
Wait? Where was the “I AM WOMAN” flag?
Who cares about any of this virtue signaling and identity politics other than the leftists running California’s State Capitol? Our “rulers” live in another country.
James Bartholomew identifiedand coined the phrase “virtue signaling” in a 2015 Spectator article: “Saying the right things violently on Twitter is much easier than real kindness.” But what is Virtue Signaling? It is when people take a conspicuous but… Read More