The Transgender Flag
I started out not wanting to be the hating son-of-a-bitch telling everyone to take a step back from the adulation going down and look at the whole picture. I knew that wouldn’t fly well. In the beginning, it’s almost like a mass hysteria where even the most benign critique or question is met with savage and unconditional reproach. Instead, now it seems I may not have to. You see, what we’ve just witnessed was act one and act two is about to commence. Incidentally, I think they are a total of three acts in all.
It’s both funny and sad in an ironic sort of way. I don’t think Caitlyn recognizes yet how much America and her residents have a) a short attention span, b) the need for constant affirmation and approval of their innate benevolence and c) a hell of a temper when whatever one’s doing or selling stops affording her citizens said approval as well as the complementary right to feel good about themselves.
It is after all, all about us as citizens, isn’t it? No one will admit it but it’s true. We bask in our superior tolerance when we’re given the chance and ridicule those who we see as not as intellectually savvy enough to recognize and appreciate the differences that encompass humanity. The problem arises as many of us do this while at the same time letting loose the same types of vitriol we criticize when it suits us or when we’re within our comfort zones. In the end, it’ll be the same media machine that she’s using so Kardashian-like that will ultimately be her undoing in the public eye. And it may have already started. Continue reading