Barry Dredze
4 min readFeb 14
Patriot Front zombies protesting outside the woke First Unitarian Universalist Church of Columbus, Dec. 3, 2022, in Ohio. (Video frame via Twitter/BGOnTheScene)

In America today, We the People live in a time and place where states rule that children may carry firearms unsupervised out in public and may not read books in public schools or libraries that deal with race and gender issues.

The conservatives that are mostly responsible for these warped civic priorities insist that they are serving their constituents by protecting them from “woke mobs.” And when Republicans run for office, they always try…

Barry Dredze

Just another mortal, tweaking my cognitive map on the fly.