This story — involving some inspired detective work from Twitter’s resident crazed genius threadmeister Thomas Wictor — is probably the best thing you’ll find anywhere on the internet all day.
The reason it’s so deliciously satisfying is that it’s one of those rare moments when the regressive left is caught red-handed engaging in one of its favorite tricks: lying through its teeth in order to make conservatives look bad.
In this case, the conservative being victimized is Candace Owens.
And the victimizer — posing as just a concerned ordinary member of the public — is a liberal activist who works for none other than George Soros.
Owens’s initial tweet, as you’ll see, was provocative and undoubtedly designed to annoy liberals. Had they responded in kind that would have been entirely legit.
Social Justice Warriors have massively boosted the sales of a picture book with a hero modeled on Donald Trump after they accused the book’s part-Chinese, part-Filipino illustrator Timothy Lim and his co-authors of being “Neo-Nazis” and “white supremacists.”
Thump: the First Bundred Daystells the story of “an unassuming, unconventional and utterly unstoppable” bunny rabbit with distinctive blond, bouffant hair called Donald J Thump.
The book was already doing pretty well thanks to praise from Dilbert creator Scott Adams who said: “Everything about this book makes me laugh.”
But what really gave rocket boosters to its sales was when a feminist website called The Mary Sueattacked it in a round-up of what it considered to be despicable, evil, right-wing hate books.
Looking through their catalogue, it’s almost tempting to reverse my feelings on book burning. We’ve got Go the F**k to Jail: An Adult Coloring Book of the Clinton Scandals,