And here we have a marvellous example of a term the worth of which has has degraded to nothing. Specifically, in post after post you’ve used ‘cancel’ to mean no more than criticise.Floppykid wrote:Trans people on twitter can be ridiculous/militant, desperate to cancel people over anythingEverReady wrote:Problem for Linehan is trans people are often autistic and good at computerz so Twitter was bound to ban him again and again and again. He himself noted loads of the Twitter staff are trans so why he thought he could ever win that fight is a mystery. It is very very sinister though and a great example of the chasm that is opening up between the centre and the left. Real Bush you are either or with us or against us stuff and annoys me immensely that any opposition paints you as conservatively minded
Yet a decade or so ago, that word took its dictionary meaning: i.e. a flood of critical emails, letters etc could be sufficient cause to reneg on an agreement regarding someone’s engagement for an appearance or whatever.
Best you withdraw from public debate before your fragile ego is compromised beyond repair.