Persecution Envy
Sarah Cooper

Pretty sure that the right doesn’t just try to emulate being persecuted, they believe they are and point to any sort of change in opinion about the beliefs central to their identity as proof that they’re being silenced and persecuted for being themselves. Likewise, they look at demographic changes in major cities where they’re increasingly in the minority and assume that this isn’t a simple demographic shift driven by choices of millions of free agents and local economics, but some sort of malicious conspiracy against them.

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