By Monica Showalter
How do you know a movement has caught fire?
When the symbols start appearing.Everyday symbols, placed preposterously, mockingly, giving a scandal a name and associating it with the tangible, the popular.It’s very effectively used in Latin America, where housewives in Chile started the practice, banging on pots and pans to protest the communist Allende-Castro puppet regime’s signature socialist food shortages.Coat hangers for abortion supporters, underwear for Clinton protesters — when it happens, it’s a popular movement that’s taken off.
And in thiscase, the instrument is blow dryers and curling irons, and the target is House speaker Nancy Pelosi, who turned up at an expensive San Francisco hair salon to gether hair done, not even wearing a mask, whileeveryone else had to stay home, and every salon had to legally remainshut, ostensibly out of fear of COVID, an old crisisthat has since peaked.The unused blow dryers are now turning…
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