The common denominator is the emptiness of the gestures.
Virtue comes from mere words or even from silently held beliefs. Sometimes conservatives use the phrase to criticize each other, too. Look, Republicans all agree percent that we are pro-Israel, pro-life, pro-gun.
So why do we spend so much time on these issues? Though virtue signaling has a form that is quite common in insults used by the right to mock the left, it is a bit different.
Clunky or not, virtue signaling has proven useful in discussing self-glorifying online behavior, regardless of politics. Another bunch of related and productive neologisms are the -shaming compounds: slut-shaming, fat-shaming, pet-shaming, and now prayer-shaming.
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