Libertarians have typically been known as standing for freedom of expression, but that is going to change if Elizabeth Nolan Brown has her way. The sex-positive Reason contributor, who co-founded Feminists For Liberty with the vehemently anti-libertarian Cathy Reisenwitz, is bringing social justice warrior-style thought policing into the libertarian movement. And for what reason? Because her little feelings were hurt over a silly joke.
This whining Feminazi, with stereotypically dyed hair and all, started a pathetic Twitter crusade on Saturday because a Young Americans for Liberty activist made a harmless joke on Twitter about women making sandwiches. Her goal was to create an Internet lynch mob of other soft-skinned, attention-starved women and their sorry beta male enablers to make it so the young man couldn’t get hired in the libertarian community (or anywhere else for that matter). Brown is under the employ of Reason Magazine, where she writes about riveting topics such as “gender anarchy” and the virtues of women who sell their bodies for cash. A relatively obscure blogger, she has to leverage her social media following to have any power in life–and she uses that unearned and undeserved power to try and ruin a kid’s life due to her enormous panties being in a twist. Is this what female empowerment looks like? If so, yikes!
Few understand that the Koch brothers, the “low-tax liberals” who bankroll Reason Magazine, like to hire people like this talentless harpy Brown because tokens look good for the purpose of corporate public relations. The Kochs deliberately poison the libertarian movement by giving harbor to pro-degeneracy creeps who alienate middle America, craven gutless weaklings who would sit idly by and let barbarians rape and pillage their civilization, and delusional pink-haired victim cultists such as Brown to help their own bottom-line. This “diversity” has not strengthened the movement, but rather completely poisoned it. There is a reason why close to 100 percent of the success of libertarianism has come from the work of Ron Paul, and not the Koch brothers. Ron appeals directly to the masses and speaks to concerns that impact everyday Americans while Koch libertarianism appeals to the elites and is more concerned with the whims of oligarchical paymasters than promoting actual liberty.
Unfortunately for her, this wretched hag’s public shaming campaign backfired and the vast majority of commenters on Twitter were piling on her shameful and vicious campaign against freedom of expression. Here are some of the highlights:
“Congratulations. Now you’ve demonstrated that libertarian women can as boring, lame and fascist as liberal women. Way to Reason,” wrote Kurt Schlichter, senior columnist at Town Hall, in a Tweet.
“So man makes a joke and you want to deny him a living? How progressive of you. How many times have you dissed men & laughed?” artist Catherine Nichols asked in a Tweet.
Even her feminist allies saw the error in this petty, pathetic woman’s judgment. “Please don’t do this, Elizabeth. I deeply respect you and you’re going down a dark path with tweets like this,” aspiring sex worker Tina Russell wrote in a Tweet.
Russell issued a couple more Tweets to explain her thoughts, “When you try to ruin [someone’s] life over a dumb tweet, you’re a shade away from the [people] who set fire to Berkeley [because] they didn’t like a speaker. I’ve seen it dozens of times before, watching in horror as my warm, compassionate, liberal friends turned one by one into cold hate-zombies.”
Although I don’t agree with Russell’s pro-sex worker views, she did a wonderful job making the obvious points. The mob mentality is not conducive to free speech in any way. Witch hunts against freedom of expression have the effect of muzzling voices and silencing debate. When individuals choose on their own behalf to act like snitches, cowards and empower Big Brother, it is no better than if a government bureaucrat acts in that same reprehensible manner. The idea of any sort of thought control, however it may be enforced, should leave a bad taste in the mouth of any libertarian. If it wasn’t obvious enough before, Brown has shown through her own despicable actions that “libertarian feminist” is indeed an oxymoron.
Of course, in true Koch fashion, the activist was leaned on by higher ups and eventually bullied into submission and forced to issue a groveling apology for his joke. It was incredibly disingenuous, but that doesn’t matter. All are to sacrifice their dignity, self-respect, and integrity on the altar of political correctness if they want to receive any Koch money. This is the rubric that the Kochs and their apparatchiks are imposing onto the movement. It is why Ron Paul was blacklisted by the Kochs, and many of their entities worked tirelessly to derail his Presidential campaigns. Because feminist trash like Brown are always given harbor by the Koch brothers within libertarian organizations, their values linger like a virus within the movement as a whole. All so the Koch brothers can impress elitist interests at champagne receptions, pizza parties and other social events around the Beltway. What a shame that this has become the core of the post-Ron Paul libertarian movement. It certainly explains why libertarianism went from the fastest growing political movement to a laughable after-thought in only five years.
Although the victim of this witch hunt eventually groveled under the pressure, he will hopefully learn a lesson from this that the leftists and feminists are as bad as advertised. They are a far greater threat than anything coming from the right–constantly infiltrating and subverting every viable movement, injecting their totalitarian PC dogma, and seeing the Orwellian nightmare as something literally to strive for. Libertarians thought they could play nice with the left, and are learning the hard way that these rotten people need to be steamrolled for liberty to have any chance to flourish moving forward.
One final point I would like to make is to bring up Trump’s political rise and its greater cultural impact. While a mixed bag from a libertarian perspective, the best thing about Trump’s ascension is that it is driving a stake through the heart of the ideology preached by detestable shrews like Brown. The Boy Scouts bask in Trump’s toxic masculinity and beg for more. Children yell “build the wall” in school, and torment their pro-Obama liberal teachers. The alt-right is resonating with young people who desire to free themselves from the PC establishment orthodoxy imposing its will upon them. This is what an authentic movement that is resonating looks like. Brown’s movement for “shrill, pozzed, degenerate feminism and gay weed,” as right-wing video blogger James Allsup so eloquently put it, isn’t resonating with anyone outside a handful of wealthy urbane benefactors. Brown needs to go to events like the Koch-funded Liberty Con or YALCON to play the role of a relevant activist and justify her paycheck. Meanwhile, right-wing populism takes over the world and challenges the global order like never before. The ideas of feminism, egalitarianism, social justice, diversity, multiculturalism, and other ideas heretical to libertarianism are in the process of getting thrown in the dustbin of history as we speak. This digital lynching attempt is one of the last desperate, futile acts of a woman who sees that her movement is in its death throes.
A fake revolutionary, a fake libertarian, and the proponent of a dying ideology that is a worldwide disgrace. That’s all Brown will be ever remembered as. No doubt we’ll be seeing her articles in Salon within a few years. It’s where she belongs, far away from tainting the libertarian brand because of her inadequacies.