As an ex-punk, I actually don’t care that Warren Kinsella and his best friend are in a “punk” band.
I care that Warren Kinsella would have denounced his own band’s name, songs, band merch and record covers long ago as representative of someone unfit for office — if it had been a band manned by conservatives.
Kinsella knows very well that Steyn was using these words in a very particular context, satirically; to achieve an anachronistic effect; and — in the great English tradition — to “wind up” the Kinsella’s of the world — but he obviously didn’t care.
As I’ve asked time and again, given the increasingly dubious, socially toxic, amusing and impotent one-way definitions of “racist” and “sexist” and “offensive” etc that liberals like Kinsella continue to refine and often misuse for their own purposes:
How many Clash records does Warren Kinsella own?
Why, one of Kinsella’s books HAS A SWASTIKA ON THE COVER!!!
There’s a reason I call liberalism “It’s Different When We Do It!”ism.
Oh, and just a reminder about Kinsella’s awesome political track record — the one that earns him a mid-six figure income: