What about “whataboutism”?
(Paul Mirengoff) Yesterday, Scott recommended a column by William Voegeli called About ‘Whataboutism’. I read that column and join Scott in recommending it. In our current discourse, whataboutism is used by Democrats/leftists to counter conservatives who, when discussing questionable actions by Donald Trump or violent conduct by a pro-Trump mob (for example), point to similar behavior by others that Democrats/leftists did not condemn. Those of us who point to the double standard
Published:1/14/2021 12:13:23 PM