Dumbledore's Army, #MarchForOurLives, and (a lack of) Reading Comprehension


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Anyone who has observed modern political discourse in liberal circles will have noticed an overt obsession with a particular series of books: namely, the Harry Potter novels by J.K. Rowling. As noted by Teen Vogue, the most recent astroturf mob—the so-called "March for Our Lives" against gun ownership—was a sea of Harry Potter-themed protest signs, mostly citing that the fictional children of the story, calling themselves "Dumbledore's Army," were able to defeat the villain. The implication being that these children (and adults who never grew up) at the protest will likewise defeat their political enemies, who happen to be law-abiding American citizens who oppose having their rights violated by a bunch of Marxists working to subvert the Constitution.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://ordoevangelistarum.com/dumbledores-army-marchforourlives-and-reading-comprehension/