cancel culture

How to end cancel culture

Originally published in The Philadelphia Inquirer

Austin Davis, who’s in the running to become Pennsylvania’s first Black lieutenant governor, said reprehensible things a decade ago. They’re degrading and insulting, not to mention racist and misogynistic.

Should he be canceled for them? Absolutely not.

More dangerous to our society than Davis’ mean-spirited and arrogant tweets is mob rule. But you can’t blame some on the right for wanting to see Davis canceled. Everyone knows if Davis were a Republican instead of a Democrat, he’d be a political footnote instead of a candidate.

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