Linguists seem to be a masochistic lot. Sorry I spoiled the initial success with trying to state a means of correcting things. That needs to be something people do as part of every conversation. But what model do they see, hear, and use?
I’m actually surprised that more people haven’t criticized my position elitist condescension although tried hard to avoid that. But in the end it is who are allowed to present themselves as the voice of a group of people or an idea. Advocating an unpopular idea is fine. That is not a lie. But that difference has been lost and that loss has become a means of spreading lies.