This amusing tweetstorm from England brings up some disturbing trends in Social Justice Warfare. This time it’s actually the police involved. Warning: This twitter tweetstorm contains profanity.
Harry the Owl (Twitter Handle) – I am stunned, shocked, upset, aghast and fuming. Just had Inspector Wilson from @Humberbeat call me about a complaint.
Me: Did I commit a crime?
Him: No. But you have upset a lot of people in the trans community
Him: Why would you tweet that? Why do you feel the need?
Me: Because I am taking part in a national conversation.
Him: But why do you feel the need to do that?
Me: Because I am a citizen and believe political engagement is necessary. Why are you asking me this
Me: I can’t believe you, a police inspector,
Him: You do have the right. I’m just asking why you feel the need to engage in hate.
Me: Hate? Where’s the fucking hate?
Him: Maybe it’s the wrong wording.
Me: you are a fucking Inspector. You do not get to tell me that expressing a legally held view is hate. And you don’t get to pressure me to stop debating politically.
Him: If you swear, I will end this conversation.
Me: Ok. But I’m angry that you are ringing me and asking me why I’d want to be involved in politics.
Him: You have every right to be involved in politics. But why would you tweet your views when it upsets the trans community?
Me: let me get this straight. I said I do not believe trans women are women, and you ask me why I feel the need to tweet that. Right?
Him: Right. Exactly.
Me: I am ending this conversation now.*Hangs up*
Nope. No law
Just substitute “tweet” for “think” and there you have it, actual thought crime. They are acting in a
So it goes.