My inbox remains a reliable source of vitriolic accusations about the so-called woke mob, as well as more specific accusations that I am myself a member in good standing with the so-called woke mob, so I guess it's time for a pertinent question:
Uh, what is it?
I'd be willing to identify as woke, but I'd have to know what it is. I have an almost identical issue with this term "rock," as in "Pittsburgh's Billy Porter rocked a bright pink Valentino at the Grammys." OK, but what was he wearing?
The woke thing is fairly ubiquitous and has been for a few years, but its general comprehension is decidedly not. Confusion about woke reached a tipping point in the last couple weeks with yet another mindless assertion by Donald J. Trump, specifically that Alabama Congressman Mo Brooks "made a horrible mistake when he went 'woke' and stated, referring to the 2020 Presidential Election Scam, 'Put that behind you, put that behind you.'"