Is “Surge” a militaristic white supremacy verb?
No, it is not but that didn’t stop a politician for claiming “surge” is a militaristic white supremacist term.
Public health has repeatedly used the word “surge” for scary messaging. Official frequently refer to a “surge in new cases” or as Fauci famously and incorrectly said, “a surge upon surge” over the holidays.
Dictionary.com says “surge” is both a noun and a verb that derives from Latin, and “insurgent” is a noun and an adjective that arose from French, 200 years later.
Apparently public health is using a white supremacist, militaristic term to describe Covid-19 disease patterns? Who knew?
Redefining language itself is one of many methods of propaganda messaging, where propaganda is messaging designed to persuade a target audience to adopt someone else’s agenda. The word “surge” is used by public health to intentionally sound scary.
Now the word “surge” is redefined by to imply a militaristic white supremacy connection.
Makes one’s head spin.