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The ‘anti-woke’ podcaster is paid well to perpetuate the status quo

Illustration by Jenica Cruz


Dr. Seuss, Mr. Potato Head, and Pepé Le Pew shouldn’t be the central focus of a political party

Kevin McCarthy reading “Green Eggs and Ham” by Dr. Seuss
Kevin McCarthy reading “Green Eggs and Ham” by Dr. Seuss
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Republicans believe Trump’s reelection would destroy ‘cancel culture’ and ‘political correctness.’ No politician can, or will.

The “Commitment March: Get Your Knee Off Our Necks” protest against racism and police brutality. Photo: Probal Rashid/Getty Images


A letter published in ‘Harper’s’ mistakes critiques of the powerful for the silencing of free speech

J.K. Rowling. Photo: Bennett Raglin/Getty Images


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Cancel culture is the left’s version of broken windows policing

Illustration: Katie Carey


We’ve lost control of the world, so we just keep canceling it

Illustration: kadirkaba/Getty Images

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