“Everyone else lives in fear of the digital thunderdome. Online venom is excused so long as it is directed at the proper targets,” she (Bari Weiss) wrote. “Op-eds that would have easily been published just two years ago would now get an editor or a writer in serious trouble, if not fired.”
New York Times opinion columnist and editor Bari Weiss announced Tuesday she is leaving the Gray Lady, saying she was bullied by colleagues in an “illiberal environment,” weeks after declaring there was a “civil war” inside the paper. Published July 14, 2020
Poor Bari, just a week ago she was among 150 signatories in an open letter in Harpers. They were protesting the cancel culture and now she is canceled.
They wrote: We are paying the price in greater risk aversion, they write, … who fear for their livelihoods if they depart from the consensus, or even lack sufficient zeal in agreement
Oops, Bari, already marked as a “terrorist” in the inner sanctums of the Grey Lady is now out the door.
Fear what you said or did or say or do or will say or do.
You may be next!