If you ask a Democrat who runs the world, the answer will probably Putin through his puppet Trump.
If you ask a Republican who runs the world, the answer will probably be the Democrats through the media.
If you ask an Alex Jones fan who runs the world, the answer will probably be the chemical companies who are turning the frogs gay.
And all of them will be wrong.
Why do I say that? Consider this news story. The Chicago Cubs banned a fan for life from Wrigley Field for flashing a white supremacy signal behind a black sports caster. You can’t see the symbol because NBC has blurred it out. NBC is not the only news coverage.
The white supremacy sign he flashed, and that is so offense it has to be blurred out? It is the familiar okay thumb and forefinger.
This is far from the first instance of the okay symbol being removed for being a white supremacy sign. Netherrealm pulled it from Johnny Cage in the latest Mortal Combat game. Blizzard has banned it from Overwatch League games. Someone flashing it during disaster relief faced military discipline.
Hell, if you are reading this I bet you’ve flashed it at least once. Why are you a white supremest? Who knew there were so many open white supremacists out there.
No one did, because there aren’t that many. The okay symbol is not a white supremacy symbol even if it is being treated like one.
Why is it being treated like one? 4Chan did it via Operation O-KKK.
The NBC story initially had the history of the 4Chan prank, but it isn’t a prank anymore. As the Anti-Defamation League link above shows, this started as a prank. The handful of actual white supremacists embraced.
So now a major league sports team and NBC news have let the white supremacists have a universal symbol that things are all right. All the other media links also treat it as a white supremacy symbol first and foremost.
Because 4Chan told them to.
There is another meme out there, Clown Pepe. Despite some claims it isn’t racist, although 4Chan is working on it. It is a nihilist idea promoting the idea we are in Clown World. A concept people my age used the phrase “Bizarro World”, after Bizarro Superman to describe.
However, anymore I use the “honk, honk” of Clown World. Bizzaro world doesn’t work because even Bizarro Superman is amazed.
Why is he amazed?
Because even Bizarro World isn’t ruled by Bizarro 4Chan.
But our world is.