I want to live in a society where someone (on the Left or Right) can say something terrible, apologize, and then go on with their life. I really do.
Unfortunately, the Left and the mainstream media disagree, and to prove it they have launched scorched earth campaigns against everyone from rodeo clowns to college speakers to the number one star of cable news (O’Reilly) — and they all went down.
Jon Nolte with a good explainer on the shift in tactics. Vox Day is more direct In his approach. This is a war, and has been. If you are weak knees about pushing back on people who gleefully destroy lives for holding opposing views kindly fuck off and get out of the game.