Maybe It’s Not the Karens Who Don’t Get It

Orrin Konheim
1 min readNov 10, 2021

Someone suggested that Karen is an offensive term. Maybe it’s just indicative of all the downsides of wokeness and cancel culture?

Aside from the fact that it’s kind of cruel to people with that actual name, it basically translates to “some old person who doesn’t get privilege, CRT, etc.” Yes today we use derisive terms for it, but in the old days, it used to simply be called “someone with a politically different view.”

The important thing to remember is critical race theory is not gravity or some immutable law of science. I…

Orrin Konheim

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