I’ve been noticing an upsurge lately in the frequency of some Republicans referring to the Democratic Party as the “Democrat Party.”
It’s not the Democrat Party. It’s the Democratic Party.
A member of the Democratic Party is a Democrat.
I don’t know what the right-wing imagines might be gained by referring to the Democratic Party as the Democrat Party. The far right seems to think that this terminology works as a pejorative. It doesn’t. It just makes you sound a little bit stupid, and not in a way that makes anyone want to hang out with you.
It’s just silly.
I’m grateful that no-one on the other side seems to have fallen for any mirroring. The “Republic Party” is even more absurd than the “Democrat Party.”
I’ve heard this a lot lately, even on relatively reputable news programs.
What baffles me is why no-one ever seems to correct the person who says it. They just let it slide, and I suppose it’s meant to affect us in some subliminal fashion.
Word to intelligent Republicans, talking-point authors, and assorted blowhards: It doesn’t work.
Inside of insidiously slithering into our minds, it only just makes the speaker seem even more annoying.
Time to retire it.
This has been a public service announcement.