Must We Fight Cancel Culture with Cancel Culture?

by J. Robert Smith
American Thinker

As of August 2020, we Americans are embroiled in an intensifying cold civil war. Democrats and the left are the aggressors. Cancel culture is a chief weapon. It’s not being employed wholesale — yet — but it is being selectively used as a means of instilling fear in the citizenry.

As morally repugnant as cancel culture is, in war, the question is invariably asked: must we fight fire with fire? Must we cancel the left and its allies to stop their Jacobin terror? It’s a legitimate question.

Decent Americans are, naturally, repulsed by the tactic — and, increasingly, personally threatened. Go crosswise the “progressives” and their leftist allies, and you could be unemployed, your reputation ruined.

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