I think Zizek has a good point here, where by “leftists” he means Elizabeth Warren.
On today’s market, we find a whole series of products deprived of their malignant property: coffee without caffeine, cream without fat, beer without alcohol, and the list goes on.
What about virtual sex as sex without sex and what about the contemporary politics – the art of expert administration – as politics without politics? Do “Leftist” Democrats attacking Sanders not offer something similar – socialism without socialism, deprived of the features that make it a threat to the establishment?
He’s also described online dating as “love without the fall.”