Placing a Target on the Opposition

What have these been known as, “Karens”? A San Francisco Firefighter was “Karened” recently by a passerby for wearing a tshirt with “Lets Go Brandon” printed on the back. This really isn’t so much a story as it is a partisan political advertisement and editorial as well as a warning to those that may not agree with the current administration. Here we go, this time with a local television station possibly inciting violence against a member or members of the San Francisco Fire Department:

The phrase has become conservative code for something far more vulgar: “F—- Joe Biden.” It’s all the rage among Republicans wanting to prove their conservative credentials, a not-so-secret handshake that signals they’re in sync with the party’s base.

Pretty fair reporting, wouldn’t you say? This is what results when even the President of the United States calls those in the opposition extremists and terrorists. It’s okay for the media to carry that message forward.

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