Rolling Coal…

The Cedar Lounge Revolution

David Plotz on the Slate.com political gabfest – which by the by feels so detached from Slate as almost to be another entity entirely, and arguably much more considered – made a very interesting point. Talking about Brian Kemp, the Republican gubernatorial candidate in Georgia he argued that Kemp typifies a contemporary Republican phenomenon which he likened to rolling coal. For those unaware of the term this refers to:

…a form of conspicuous air pollution, for entertainment, for public display of aggression toward others, or for protest.[3] Some drivers intentionally trigger coal rolling in the presence of hybrid vehicles (when it is nicknamed “Prius repellent”) to cause their drivers to lose sight of the road and inhale harmful air pollution. Coal rolling may also be directed as an act of display or aggression directed at foreign cars, bicyclists, protesters, and pedestrians.[5][6][7][8] Practitioners cite “American freedom” and “a stand against rampant…

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