The Year in Cancel Culture

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Reason.com—2019 was the year that the term cancel culture went mainstream, as a rotating cast of characters (some famous, some not) who did unwise things (some awful, some not) faced the shame mobs. It was not always a fate worse than death. Indeed, critics of the concept have claimed that to be canceled is merely to be criticized, often deservedly. The New Republic's Osita Nwanevu called cancel culture a "con" on the grounds that several of the better-known victims of attempted canceling have actually...

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