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Maskless elites attended to by faceless servants is grotesque and now common

By Patrick follow Patrick   2021 Sep 14, 10:33am 286 views   17 comments   watch   nsfw   quote   share      


https://greenwald.substack.com/p/the-masking-of-the-servant-class?token=patrick.net


The Masking of the Servant Class: Ugly COVID Images From the Met Gala Are Now Commonplace
While AOC's revolutionary and subversive socialist gown generated buzz, the normalization of maskless elites attended to by faceless servants is grotesque.

Glenn Greenwald

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), appears at the 2021 Met Gala maskless in her highly fashionable and subversive gown, as masked workers and servants surround her, ensuring her safety and a smoothly running party, on September 13, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/GC Images)
From the start of the pandemic, political elites have been repeatedly caught exempting themselves from the restrictive rules they impose on the lives of those over whom they rule. Governors, mayors, ministers and Speakers of the House have been filmed violating their own COVID protocols in order to dine with their closest lobbyist-friends, enjoy a coddled hair styling in chic salons, or unwind after signing new lockdown and quarantine orders by sneaking away for a weekend getaway with the family. The trend became so widespread that ABC News gathered all the examples under the headline “Elected officials slammed for hypocrisy for not following own COVID-19 advice,” while Business Insider in May updated the reporting with this: “14 prominent Democrats stand accused of hypocrisy for ignoring COVID-19 restrictions they're urging their constituents to obey."

Most of those transgressions were too flagrant to ignore and thus produced some degree of scandal and resentment for the political officials granting themselves such license. Dominant liberal culture is, if nothing else, fiercely rule-abiding: they get very upset when they see anyone defying decrees from authorities, even if the rule-breaker is the official who promulgated the directives for everyone else. Photos released last November of California Governor Gavin Newsom giggling maskless as he sat with other maskless state health officials celebrating the birthday of a powerful lobbyist — just one month after he told the public to “to keep your mask on in between bites” and while severe state-imposed restrictions were in place regarding leaving one's home — caused a drop in popularity and helped fueled a recall initiative against him. Newsom and these other officials broke their own rules, and even among liberals who venerate their leaders as celebrities, rule-breaking is frowned upon.

But as is so often the case, the most disturbing aspects of elite behavior are found not in what they have prohibited but rather in what they have decided is permissible. When it comes to mask mandates, it is now commonplace to see two distinct classes of people: those who remain maskless as they are served, and those they employ as their servants who must have their faces covered at all times. Prior to the COVID pandemic, it was difficult to imagine how the enormous chasm between the lives of cultural and political elites and everyone else could be made any larger, yet the pandemic generated a new form of crude cultural segregation: a series of protocols which ensure that maskless elites need not ever cast eyes upon the faces of their servant class.




1   Blue   ignore (0)   2021 Sep 14, 10:37am     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

She's a dirtbag.
4   indc   ignore (3)   2021 Sep 17, 11:29am     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

They are still ok to have so many helpers even during COVID times. Hypocrites.
5   Bd6r   ignore (1)   2021 Sep 17, 12:30pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Patrick says
helpers


SERVANTS, lets be precise
6   WineHorror1   ignore (2)   2021 Sep 17, 12:37pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

I don't feel bad for these "servants" at all. They are there of their own free will. I assume they are doing it for the $$. Fuck them. If they had any morals, they simply wouldn't do the job. They are part of the play.
7   Ceffer   ignore (6)   2021 Sep 17, 12:38pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Caligulan excess for the useful idiot puppets as reward:
https://t.me/WeTheMedia/33726

8   DhammaStep   ignore (0)   2021 Sep 17, 12:43pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

WineHorror1 says
I don't feel bad for these "servants" at all. They are there of their own free will. I assume they are doing it for the $$. Fuck them. If they had any morals, they simply wouldn't do the job. They are part of the play.


I'm really wondering how many of them left work that night suddenly questioning everything. I would hope that at least a handful of them would realize that this is all classist bullshit after seeing the upper crust blatantly flaunt their rejection of the rules they created.

Please, let there be even just one of them. Or is the hold of an hourly wage really enough to make them insane? The stories I hear about mask nazi fast food workers makes me lose further hope in humanity.
10   HeadSet   ignore (3)   2021 Sep 17, 1:06pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Ceffer says
Caligulan excess for the useful idiot puppets as reward:
https://t.me/WeTheMedia/33726




Yet I bet this lady voted "No" on the Newsome recall, when Newsome is guilty of the exact same thing.
11   MisdemeanorRebellionNoCoupForYou   ignore (1)   2021 Sep 17, 3:04pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Al_Sharpton_for_President says


Let's stop promoting this Progressive circle jerk of a film/book.

The Scarlet Letter is a work of fiction written by a Progressive Asshole 2 centuries after the setting of his fictional event.

The Greatest jump in the Human Condition was in a Century where women were discouraged from working and any man who could afford to do so liberated his wife from working.

If we banned women from voting and from working after marriage, with sex strongly condemned outside of marriage, we would experience a collapse in most social problems from Drug Abuse to Impoverished Children to Crime.
12   richwicks   ignore (3)   2021 Sep 17, 3:18pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

MisdemeanorRebellionNoCoupForYou says
If we banned women from voting and from working after marriage, with sex strongly condemned outside of marriage, we would experience a collapse in most social problems from Drug Abuse to Impoverished Children to Crime.


NO.

Evolutionary selection will take care of it. Don't try to make artificial limits on society. Societies adapt to people, people don't adapt to societies.

Upset that a woman gets 5 abortions before she's 30? Well, do you really want a woman like that to have children?

Liberalism is in it's death throws anyhow. It's funny people don't realize this. 30 years ago, it was based on objectivity and truth, centered on reality. 30 years ago, liberals would be pointing out that the Nayirah testimony to start the first Iraq war was false and it was the conservatives shouting them down "trust the government" "our intelligence agencies wouldn't lie".

The tables have turned now haven't they? Now liberalism is dependent on falsehoods, constant and unending propaganda, and complete faith in government authority.

I remember thinking in my 20's "the religious will out-populate us in time" - well, they will, they are. Why do you think there's such a stranglehold on reality now? Gloria Steinem is now a spinster that is soon to die. Most of the far-left crazy feminists are childless spinsters. The pendulum is about to swing the other way, but if it swings too far, we're going to go from this near communism, to full out blown fascism.
13   PeopleUnited   ignore (1)   2021 Sep 17, 3:58pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

richwicks says
we're going to go from this near communism, to full out blown fascism.


You pretend there is a difference. To the subjects and victims there is none. It’s the haves and the have nots. Call them what you want but any person or group who uses force to take life liberty or property from another is an abomination, and will have their reward when the final reaping is complete.
14   richwicks   ignore (3)   2021 Sep 17, 4:06pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

PeopleUnited says
richwicks says
we're going to go from this near communism, to full out blown fascism.


You pretend there is a difference. To the subjects and victims there is none. It’s the haves and the have nots. Call them what you want but any person or group who uses force to take life liberty or property from another is an abomination, and will have their reward when the final reaping is complete.


There is a difference! In fascism, the trains run on time, the infrastructure works, people are productive (or else!) but people are just commodities, merely cattle.

Fascism is run by competent people, you can be upwardly mobile in a fascist system - but you do what the government fucking tells you. Communism is normally run by nepotists. Why is the son of King Jung Il the leader of N. Korea? There is no class mobility in a communist system.

Both systems are pretty awful though. We're a combination of fascism and communism now, but the fascism is being stomped out.
15   PeopleUnited   ignore (1)   2021 Sep 17, 4:16pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Incompetence happens in both. Rome fell, Germany fell, Soviet Union fell (sort of), USA will fall and probably China and Russia too eventually. Don’t pretend fascism is competent, it’s just temporary control waiting to be overthrown.
16   richwicks   ignore (3)   2021 Sep 17, 4:23pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

PeopleUnited says
Incompetence happens in both. Rome fell, Germany fell, Soviet Union fell (sort of), USA will fall and probably China and Russia too eventually. Don’t pretend fascism is competent, it’s just temporary control waiting to be overthrown.


Oh, I expect the US to collapse within my lifetime. Maybe 1/2 of the population still has any faith in our government or out 'news' media.

Government has fucked up by trying to go too quick. I always figured when the boomers started to retire in force, the system would blow up. The youngest boomer was born in 1964. 1964 + 65 = 2029. Gee whiz, that's just one year before Klaus Schwab said we'll own nothing and be happy.

If you graph the national debt in terms of ounces of gold or silver over the last century, you'll see a pattern. I've done it a few times. I should redo it. I thought 15 years ago we'd have peaked right now, but we're not even close to it. In 1980 1 ounce of gold was $800, and the national debt was ~ $900 billion. Today the national debt is around $29,000 billion. At the end of this, it's going to be fucking crazy but for 40 years people have equated debt with wealth. Hardly anybody has any actual wealth.

It's going to be an interesting 10 years.

It's said that during the hyperinflation in Germany, you could buy a very nice home, for 1-5 ounces of gold. You wouldn't want to though. Property was not an asset in the Great Depression, it was a liability because it tied you down - you couldn't travel to find work. For farmers that owned their land outright, they did fine.
17   HeadSet   ignore (3)   2021 Sep 19, 6:54am     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Designer of AOC’s ‘Tax The Rich’ Met Gala Dress Owes Over $100K in Back Taxes, Accused of Being a Rent Deadbeat and Running ‘Sweatshop’ of Unpaid Interns: Report

https://www.msn.com/en-us/tv/news/designer-of-aoc-s-tax-the-rich-met-gala-dress-owes-over-100k-in-back-taxes-accused-of-being-a-rent-deadbeat-and-running-sweatshop-of-unpaid-interns-report/ar-AAOAP19?ocid=msedgntp

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