…Is an existing word I’m taking as a portmanteau of code and vendetta, for reasons which will become evident.
Codetta: A short version of a coda indicating the end of a section of a musical composition, not the end of the composition.
Coda: The closing section of a musical composition.
Also: In seismography, the gradual return to baseline after an earthquake. Its duration helps estimate the magnitude of the quake. The seismograph curve may reveal details of subsurface structures.
This ties into yesterday’s post about the ‘code’ Democrats see in “Let’s go Brandon!”
The Virginia elections are a codetta. The political and cultural story plays on, and the magnitude of the quake is TBD. We need a long series of aftershocks, but it seems there’s a good chance we’ll get them. The Dems reaction to Virginia so far is to triple down on characterizing dissent from Progtopian lies as terrorism, racism, and transphobia.
One result is a new political personality. Winsome Sears to be Virginia’s first woman of color to serve as Lt Gov
The ‘code’ vendetta continues, though.
Former President Bill Clinton’s press secretary and current CNN analyst, Joe Lockhart, was slammed Monday when he made a tweet comparing the “Let’s Go Brandon” chant to coded language used by the KKK.
“You know who also had coded statements like Brandon? ISIS, the Klan, Nazi’s… beginning to get the point?” Lockhart said on Twitter.
There’s also a vendetta by exclusion.
USA Today snubs Winsome Sears, Jason Miyares from report on ‘candidates of color’ who won historic elections
They ignored her. What is the USA Today ‘code’ for disappearing this woman?
She’s not really black?” “She only won because of a white male?“