slacktivism

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slacktivism

(ˈslæktɪˌvɪzəm) or

slactivism

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the public proclaiming of one's political beliefs through activities that require little effort or commitment
[C21: a blend of slacker and activism]
ˈslacktiˌvist n
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However, tread lightly with the Armchair Warrior, as he is liable to break out into a political rant at anytime, and is quick to anger if you disagree.
Yet such false optimism from an armchair warrior devoid of any clear picture of what success could actually look like evidently has no substance whilst wise decision-making relies on good judgment based on the known facts and most likely speculations.
This is the armchair warrior who as a college student collected five draft deferments to avoid serving in Vietnam but who entered the White House campaigning for war on Iraq and never let up.
And the armchair warriors point to countries, rather than political systems.
Short-sighted, petty-minded Brexiteers, that remind me of the armchair warriors of past wars, are crying out for "British jobs for British people" but have they considered how long it would take to properly train for those jobs?
Remember all of Britain's armchair warriors sitting safely in their parliamentary seats, all too willing to send you and yours to an early grave?
THE recent letter by Mr K Robinson of Wallsend is typical of the tough talking, beer swilling, armchair warriors who cheer and encourage the bombing of Syria in an attempt to try to defeat the likes of ISIS.
The critics, many of them so-called armchair warriors you suspect, claim non-televised matches kicking off at 2.
Now the twin armchair warriors are at it again, beginning two years ago when they celebrated the start of the Syrian civil war by pigging out on a week's supply of gefilte fish sent to them with gratitude by the Israeli Lobby.
But they were both peacetime PMs, both armchair warriors, both nervy careerists staking it all on the lives and limbs of somebody else's sons.
I'm just glad these armchair warriors hold no sway over political opinion.