[Ed. – The Left’s most compelling Q&A of the day.]
If you’ve noticed people calling each other Karen on the internet, you may have started wondering “Who is Karen, and what does everyone have against her?” The name has become a new, popular insult for a very specific type of person online.
According to Know Your Meme, the term can be used to describe someone “characterized as an irritating, entitled woman, sometimes as an ex-wife who took custody of ‘the kids.'”
Karens are often described as annoyingly entitled, suburban women who would not hesitate to ask to speak to a manager if the sales person at Anne Taylor refuses to take their return three months after the return date expired.
In the Urban Dictionary definition, typical Karen behavior varies between benignly upsetting (“gives raisins to kids on Halloween”) to eye-rollingly annoying (“drives an SUV to carpool her kids to soccer practice.”)…