Let’s say, for the sake of argument, you’re George Takei. And let’s say you start a Twitter poll to troll President Trump. And let’s also say, purely for the sake of argument, the results don’t turn out the way you’ve anticipated. You admit you may have been wrong, right?
Silly right-winger! Apologies are for adults…
— The Morning Spew (@TheMorningSpew) February 18, 2017
I mean, the results shouldn’t be that shocking (see New Poll Shows Americans… Trust Trump More Than Media and New Poll Reveals Majority of Americans SUPPORT Trump’s ‘Travel Ban’). A lot of polls agree. There’s no shame in having an unpopular opinion. For proof, see yours truly. In this case however, you were simply wrong. So there’s really only one thing for you to do…
Your poll yields an unexpected result. Do you:
A: Consider the manifold reasons it turned out the way it did
B: Call everyone alt-right pic.twitter.com/r3JvLDBl7M
— Ashton Liu (@Ash_Effect) February 18, 2017
It’s clear this is the new race card for leftists. For the past eight years, if you disagreed with them, instead of defending their opinion…they just called you a racist. Obviously when the President is
orange white instead of brown, that doesn’t play as well. So, when it turns out your audience holds a differing viewpoint from yourself… meh. They’re just alt-right. THAT’S THE TICKET! YOU’RE JUST ALT-RIGHT! So George Takei, take solace in knowing that your point is still valid even though you don’t have the courage or intelligence (or facts) to defend it.
This is the next eight years. And I wish I could say I didn’t see it coming…