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Gender-Fluid Scouts of America

What is the common thread between objections to gay Boy Scouts and female Boy Scouts?
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The flames in the campfire are leaping, and so are the figures around it, in flowing khaki robes emblazoned with various pronouns.

The scouts are celebrating completion of their collective merit badges: Forestry, Universal Healthcare, and Gloria Steinem.

Eventually the scoutmaster steps away from the harpsichord, and the figures settle in lotus position. One tells a scary story about the wage gap. A younger scout is so terrified he wets his vestment.

The scout is hoisted on high and roundly celebrated for his ability to be moved by injustice.

I could go on—and would love to—but the point is, as the meme goes: This is the future liberals want.

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