Dennis Prager issued an extended whine about seeing a “BUCK FUSH” bumpersticker, spinning slightly humorous wordplay into a rant about liberals’ offensiveness.
He contradicts himself, however, in stating that “you almost never hear a conservative say ‘I am offended’ when reacting to a liberal speaker or writer.” Although Prager never uses the words “I am offended,” his entire piece is nothing more than a long-winded claim of offense against another driver’s political opinion. Prager wants his version of propriety obeyed, but eagerly claims to be oppressed by “political correctness” when the situation is reversed. See this vintage whine (discussed here, here, and here) for one such example.
In the eyes of liberals, anti-Clinton bumperstickers were ignored as simply offensive idiocy; when conservatives’ delicate sensibilities are challenged, however, the downfall of civilization itself is feared to be imminent. Prager objects to “narcissism,” “contempt for society,” and “defacement of the public square,” but never notices the contradiction at the heart of his complaint.