The Tweet above has proven to be quite influential as a meme. It humorously and effectively captures the notion of people voting for harmful political policies without ever expecting that they themselves would experience this. This is why, for example, people who say they oppose censorship are more than happy to censor people they don’t like, so long as they themselves are not censored. After all, says the voter, “I never thought I’d be censored”.
Over on Reddit is a subreddit inspired by the original Tweet. It is designed to mock people who face the consequences of their own actions. It turns out that the leftists that run the subreddit do not like it when you point out that leftists might have to face the consequences of their own actions. Rather than deal with this reality, they censor.
The original author of the Tweet containing the Leopards Eating Faces Party—Adrian Bott—is also a leftist. He will block those who reposts his Tweet in the context of left-wingers who have to face the consequences of their actions. Ask me how I know.
Whether someone is on the right or left, they can understand hypocrisy. You don’t deserve a prize for this. Even a child does this without training. Indeed, it’s easy and common to gleefully point out when the damage caused by opposing political party’s policies comes to back to harm its proponents.
What takes true integrity is avoiding falling victim to the meme personally. Many, especially on the left, will categorically refuse to admit that their own policies could be damaging, let alone that the negatives they find in themselves and others are caused by their own policies. And so they will continue to vote for the Leopards Eating People’s Faces Party and be continually surprised when their faces get eaten by leopards, and they’ll try to censor you if you point it out.