The Left is Eating Itself Pt. II

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Re: The Left is Eating Itself Pt. II

Post by Xan » Mon Mar 18, 2019 2:48 pm

A pretty good way to turn everyday people who want to keep the statues into pitchfork-bearing white supremacists is probably to completely eliminate their standing in the public square.

These folks see the President completely excoriated for years on end for daring to say the slightest nice thing about them. The SLIGHTEST. This shows them that "society" has completely abandoned them. They have no hope of their viewpoint ever getting an honest hearing. May as well grab the pitchfork!

Far from emboldening anybody, I see Trump's remarks as an attempt at real unification and dialogue in this country. It was a message of moderation. And he is constantly destroyed for it in the media.
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Re: The Left is Eating Itself Pt. II

Post by dualstow » Mon Mar 18, 2019 2:52 pm

Xan, we'll disagree on the emboldening, however I agree with your take on the sentiment of "everyday people" if you are referring to the white working class, blue collar up through and including the middle class."

I absolutely see how they feel let down -- in general. I'm not taking about the statue here -- and I think this is a big part of why Trump won the election. I have read their interviews.

I guess I just don't think that was the time or place to stick up for that group, as it was a subtlety lost on the (possibly stupid) masses.
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Post by dualstow » Mon Mar 18, 2019 3:05 pm

I also think if Trump said something nice about the white working class and at the same time was not calling his opponents "low-IQ individuals", "grab'em by the pussy", imitating disabled people, "lock'er up", and so on, he probably wouldn't be vilified for that nice thing he said about white people.
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Re: The Left is Eating Itself Pt. II

Post by technovelist » Mon Mar 18, 2019 3:29 pm

stuper1 wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 1:05 pm
And then we get told that when Trump calls them fake news that he is threatening the First Amendment. All he's doing is saying the truth. Guess what, the President has a First Amendment right too.

If you would have told me 5 years ago that I would be supporting Donald Trump as President, I would have laughed myself silly. But truly I am very glad that he is President. It has opened my eyes to the truth that 99% of the political stuff that we hear in the media is propaganda.

For many years, I was an avid NPR listener and was convinced that they are fairly even-handed politically. Let's just say that I am no longer convinced. Now if I turn them on for a few minutes, their grave, measured, holier-than-thou virtue-signaling makes me want to puke.
This is why Trump is going to be re-elected, barring a black swan event.

The lunatic left has overplayed their hand so much that they have turned almost everyone significantly to the right of Che Guevara into a Trump supporter.

And they are still at it!

At this rate, he will win in a landslide.
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Re: The Left is Eating Itself Pt. II

Post by stuper1 » Mon Mar 18, 2019 4:18 pm

I think you are right. And I hope you are right. It certainly will be interesting.
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Re: The Left is Eating Itself Pt. II

Post by Kriegsspiel » Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:11 pm

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Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:15 am
Alt-Left screams in pregnant Chelsea Clinton’s face and blames her for the Christchurch mosque massacre.
I've been out of the loop for a few days. That Muslim Ctrl-Left female was yelling at Chelsea Clinton because Chelsea Clinton caused a shooting by twittering that people shouldn't be anti-Semitic? Then uploaded a video of her yelling at her on twitter? Then everyone twitted about it?
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Re: The Left is Eating Itself Pt. II

Post by dualstow » Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:56 pm

Kriegsspiel wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:11 pm
dualstow wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:15 am
Alt-Left screams in pregnant Chelsea Clinton’s face and blames her for the Christchurch mosque massacre.
I've been out of the loop for a few days. That Muslim Ctrl-Left female was yelling at Chelsea Clinton because Chelsea Clinton caused a shooting by twittering that people shouldn't be anti-Semitic? Then uploaded a video of her yelling at her on twitter? Then everyone twitted about it?
Yep. Well, with regard to the first question, apparently because some whack job murdered Muslims in Christchurch, NZ, Rep Omar is now beyond reproach. We are not allowed to criticize her because that will cause...mass killings.

In completely unrelated news, a Norwegian rapper of Arab (or Persian?) extraction who was charged for saying "F*k the Jews! They are all corrupt!" has been released because the Norwegian authorities said, hey, maybe he was just "criticizing Israel" when he said that.

https://www.reddit.com/r/neoliberal/com ... ews_at_an/
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Re: The Left is Eating Itself Pt. II

Post by dualstow » Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:38 am

This isn't the Left eating itself, per se, but I don't want to give "eating Omar" its own thread. That's not warranted.

ILHAN OMAR ACCUSED OF SUPPORTING AIPAC AFTER CRITIQUING ASSAD
US Representative Ilhan Omar tweeted support for the Syrian people who revolted against the regime of President Bashar Assad on Friday. In response she was accused of supporting the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) and the CIA, and was slammed for her views by pro-Assad activists and online trolls.
https://www.jpost.com/American-Politics ... sad-583633

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Re: The Left is Eating Itself Pt. II

Post by dualstow » Wed Mar 20, 2019 11:27 am

Today I learned that Linda Sarsour's surname means "cockroach!" I learned this from Linda Sarsour herself.
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Re: The Left is Eating Itself Pt. II

Post by Kriegsspiel » Mon Mar 25, 2019 4:25 pm

PP67 wrote:
Mon Mar 11, 2019 1:11 pm
This may be a combination of you-find-what-you’re-looking-for and/or fake news but I found this video more than a bit disturbing.

I’d love better minds than mine give me their opinion.

Thanks!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1h5iv6sECGU&app=desktop
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Re: The Left is Eating Itself Pt. II

Post by Kriegsspiel » Sat Mar 30, 2019 11:15 am

technovelist wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 3:29 pm
stuper1 wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 1:05 pm
And then we get told that when Trump calls them fake news that he is threatening the First Amendment. All he's doing is saying the truth. Guess what, the President has a First Amendment right too.

If you would have told me 5 years ago that I would be supporting Donald Trump as President, I would have laughed myself silly. But truly I am very glad that he is President. It has opened my eyes to the truth that 99% of the political stuff that we hear in the media is propaganda.

For many years, I was an avid NPR listener and was convinced that they are fairly even-handed politically. Let's just say that I am no longer convinced. Now if I turn them on for a few minutes, their grave, measured, holier-than-thou virtue-signaling makes me want to puke.
This is why Trump is going to be re-elected, barring a black swan event.

The lunatic left has overplayed their hand so much that they have turned almost everyone significantly to the right of Che Guevara into a Trump supporter.

And they are still at it!

At this rate, he will win in a landslide.
Now the NBC/DNC and Yashar Ali thing.
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Re: The Left is Eating Itself Pt. II

Post by technovelist » Sat Mar 30, 2019 12:58 pm

Kriegsspiel wrote:
Sat Mar 30, 2019 11:15 am
technovelist wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 3:29 pm
stuper1 wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 1:05 pm
And then we get told that when Trump calls them fake news that he is threatening the First Amendment. All he's doing is saying the truth. Guess what, the President has a First Amendment right too.

If you would have told me 5 years ago that I would be supporting Donald Trump as President, I would have laughed myself silly. But truly I am very glad that he is President. It has opened my eyes to the truth that 99% of the political stuff that we hear in the media is propaganda.

For many years, I was an avid NPR listener and was convinced that they are fairly even-handed politically. Let's just say that I am no longer convinced. Now if I turn them on for a few minutes, their grave, measured, holier-than-thou virtue-signaling makes me want to puke.
This is why Trump is going to be re-elected, barring a black swan event.

The lunatic left has overplayed their hand so much that they have turned almost everyone significantly to the right of Che Guevara into a Trump supporter.

And they are still at it!

At this rate, he will win in a landslide.
Now the NBC/DNC and Yashar Ali thing.
Talk about collusion!
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