Cancel Culture Doesn’t Work

Dr. Munr Kazmir
4 min readJan 10, 2022

Cancelling someone creates an equal and opposite reaction.

“Halo Thieves”. June 23, 2010. (photo: charamelody)

For journalists, media personalities and political analysts working for legacy news outlets like MSNBC, CNN, the New York Times and the Washington Post, Donald Trump is the great white whale to their Captain Ahab.

But only if Moby Dick turned out to be some kind of zombie superwhale; one who just wouldn’t die, for all Ahab’s…