Very suspicious how the Swedish girl looks Nordic. https://t.co/akzvxQYn53
— Je Suis Corn Pop (@agraybee) September 23, 2019
Someone on twitter – Kevin Kruse? — suggested that D’Sousa might not be as stupid as he comes off, but he assumes that his marks are every bit stupid enough to pay him for acting as though he is.
My personal feeling is that D’Sousa remains the emotionally stunted middle-school kid who once ate a bug on a dare in the playground. The attention he garnered, however negative, convinced him he had One Amazing Trick that he could always fall back on. So, whenever he needs a quick attention-fix (otherwise known as ‘earned media’ or ‘free publicity’), he sidles over to Political Twitter and asks ‘Wanna see me eat a bug?… ‘
Worst of it is… he’s not wrong that Thunberg gets more media attention than an equivalent activist who looked like, for instance, Andrea Dworkin. Not because climate crusaders are quasi-Nazis, but because mainstream media would rather look at “pretty” people than those who are merely educated. For instance:
— Occam's Rancor (@occamsrancor) September 23, 2019