posted on Sep, 8 2017 @ 11:21 AM
a reply to: Painterz
nd Marxists? Nah. Nobody is flying a hammer and sickle flag in America.
A two second google search will bring up multiple images of people flying red banners and Soviet flags at protests.
That's one of the most preposterous things about this whole extreme left/extreme right divide: in an effort to fight against what they perceive as the
current iteration of one of the most brutal regimes in history, some folks are holding up one of the other
most brutal regimes in history as
some sort of example to aspire to.
Now, if you want to discuss how few there are on the extreme left, that's another thing. Absolutely. Just like there's a comparative handful on the
That's why they're called "extremes." But to posit that there's absolutely no
extreme left? Absolutely no
Marxists? Absolutely no
proponents of Soviet era ideology? That's as silly as when other members claim there's no such thing as an extreme right.
I do, however, completely agree that the folks on the extreme right have decided that anybody who isn't as far right as them is a lefty by default.
And it's always fun to point that out to them.