highly accurate logo for a Democrat

This is one of a line of goods the Tennessee Guerilla Women are selling at Cafe Press.

It is a wonderful representation of the Democrat, and even more, the Progressive,
world view. The idea that the Catholic Church in the past believed, and insisted everyone else believe, that the earth was flat is being used to push Progressive ideas. Everyone knows the Church did this. And everyone is wrong.

The whole Flat Earth concept, that this belief was ever held by the Catholic Church, was a fabrication of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. It has been refuted with mountains of evidence over and over by medieval historians who have been simply ignored. You see, Progressives needed an Other, someone they could spark fear of, someone they could use to differentiate themselves from. After all, what is Progress but movement away from something, some Other? The Catholic Church was a common scapegoat for Progressives in those days. Call someone a ‘Flat-Earther’ and you have completely delegitimized their viewpoint as well as validated your own as sufficiently Progressive. This is one of the Great Narratives of the Progressive movement, a complete lie, and believed in direct contradiction of all the available evidence.

That’s why I love so much seeing it being recycled from it’s 19th century roots of demonizing the Catholic Church to its 21st century role in demonizing Republicans. Beautiful!

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