‘Let’s Go Brandon’ Really Takes Off, by Nate Jackson

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By Nate Jackson, Patriot Post, Nov. 1, 2021

Southwest pilots: “You are [not] free to [use humorous political slogans].”

An intrepid reporter at the Associated Press has done a service to the country by explaining the wild popularity of the slogan “Let’s Go Brandon.” The vast majority of Americans tune in only to the mainstream media (if anything) and thus have never heard that chant, but thanks to the AP’s Colleen Long, some now know it’s “code for insulting Joe Biden.” Then again, if you haven’t heard or seen the slogan — anywhere from signs at ballgames to the sign-off from your Southwest Airlines pilot — then maybe you’ve been living under a rock.

It all began with those regrettably vulgar “F*** Joe Biden” chants going around college sporting events and elsewhere. Those chants are unfortunate because children are present, as well as adults who’d rather not hear that word at all or listen to jeers that so crassly insult the president of the United States, even if he is doing an abysmal job. Yet the chant’s popularity marks a fascinating cultural moment because those young people at college games are a key Democrat constituency who have no compunction about deriding Biden. And it’s only spreading. …

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