Conservative grievances online follow a pattern so unswerving that they might as well be collected as Mad Libs, distributed to every aspiring William F. Buckley Jr. “Universities are well-known bastions of ________ (singular noun), yet _________ (plural noun), who claim to believe in _________ (noun), are hypocrites, as was made clear last week by their treatment of _________ (proper noun, right-wing provocateur). Yes, ________ (plural noun, opposite of “rightists”) believe extremism only exists among conservatives. This is why they’re afraid to talk about the extremists in ________ (oil-rich Latin American nation bordering Colombia)!”
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