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“Politicised”, like its trendier, more modern version, “weaponised”, is used by people as a means of discrediting an allegation or argument. When yet another school shooting happens in the US, Republicans dismiss anyone begging for more gun control by telling them they are “politicising a tragedy”. Antisemitism, Jews were repeatedly told over the past five years, was being “weaponised” against the Labour party purely to destroy Britain’s socialist future. And it is a flat-out certainty that this winter, when the effects of the coronavirus begin to bite again and people, shall we say, vent their displeasure at the government for not locking down cities sooner/failing to provide key workers with PPE/lying about the safety or otherwise of care homes, ministers will accuse them of “politicising” the virus. But just because it might be people who don’t like Assange, or guns, or the Labour party, or the Tory party who … [Read more...] about ‘Politicising’ and ‘weaponising’ are becoming rather convenient arguments
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