The process by which any individual's accomplishments and/or creative output is deemed valid based on the virtue - or perceived virtue - of said individual. Inversely, to make eligible for censorial callout and shutdown any work or creative output of any individual deemed unvirtuous.
The painting was removed from the exhibit after the artist, who had indeed endured a troubled past, failed to survive the virtue vetting of a group of highly motivated and vocal museum supporters, who claimed to be offended by the work's inclusion in the show.
by ka the wordsmythe October 3, 2018
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