Liberalism and the politics of passive-aggression

The Dirtbag Left’s origin myth typically credits the term to columnist Amber A’Lee Frost – but like most origin myths, this simplifies a far more complicated story. “Dirtbag,” after all, is not a name that you give to yourself. It’s a name that people call you. It’s what people call you if you talk too loudly about getting high after a rough week at wor…

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