Elizabeth Ames is a communications executive and author.
In his commentary, “The left is no longer liberal”, he explained his own disillusionment with the “regressive left,” whose “backward ideology” of identity politics “puts the collective ahead of the individual.
It loves all of its minority groups to behave as a monolith.
You might say that those who take the red pill have been “triggered.” But instead of seeking out “safe spaces,” they’re doing the opposite, posting monologues throwing off the shackles of political correctness.
Their videos can feature the kind of subversiveness that was once a hallmark of the left—before the movement lost its sense of humor.
Her documentary has been largely ignored by most of the mainstream media. Laci Green, one of You Tube’s best known personalities whose left-leaning videos about sex and gender have an immense following, posted “Taking The Red Pill?
” Green’s relatively tame confession of discomfort with feminists who shut down opposing views, as well as the revelation that she was dating an anti-SJW You Tuber, enraged her fans.Those who have been “red pilled” may start out questioning feminism. A red pill blogger who calls himself “Pat Riarchy” (“also known as the patriarchy”) recalls that his journey down the rabbit hole began when a Facebook friend derisively called him a “cis male.” He came to recognize that, “it's been one narrative pretty much.” He concluded, “I have my own objective view…I didn't want a bigger government.I realized I didn't like the universal healthcare plan…I realized I didn't really have an issue with guns.” Several books and discussions later, he emerged as a libertarian.The mainstream media failed to see the rise of Donald Trump in 2016.Now it’s overlooking another grassroots movement that may soon be of equal significance— the growing number of liberals “taking the red pill.” People of all ages and ethnicities are posting You Tube videos describing “red pill moments”—personal awakenings that have caused them to reject leftist narratives imbibed since childhood from friends, teachers, and the news and entertainment media.It turned out that men are also victims of domestic abuse perpetrated by women with surprising frequency.