I've seen a comment that

I am a left wing liberal snowflake.

What does it mean?

I saw this on a Facebook comment; it's from Ellen talk show. Here is the screenshot:

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Snowflake is an insult that is used to describe someone perceived to be easily offended by things or generally very sensitive.

This term is frequently used in politics by those against political correctness (the avoidance of terms that could be deemed offensive in a social setting).

As you can imagine, someone who is a snowflake is very fragile, just like snowflakes that fall from the sky.

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