To be fair, it’s impossible to say. Almost all protests and demonstrations, even the ones that do not deteriorate into “mostly peaceful” riots, are silly, juvenile tantrums that cost money, waste time, inconvenience saner citizens and accomplish less than nothing. You can review the Ethics Alarms Protest Check-List: today’s mass scream by hysterical progressive women protesting the vote that hasn’t been cast in a case that doesn’t exist which would undo a SCOTUS decision that is unlikely to be undone flunks on almost all points. Marcher Cherie Craft, a D.C. community organizer, told the Washington Post, “People think, you know, is this really making a difference?” Will it cause Judge Barrett not to be confirmed? Will it change the result of that so far imaginary abortion case that threatens Roe v. Wade? Will it make those who find abortion to be an ethical and moral abomination suddenly support abortion on demand? No, no, and no. Might it cause some extra Wuhan virus cases that marchers will carry back to their states? Well, look at that photo above. I guess that’s something.
The hypocrisy of such an event while the mainstream media is attacking the President for so-called “super-spreader” events is palpable, and one of many reasons that there will be no effective shutdowns going forward. The pandemic hysterics, fascists and Democratic mayors—but I repeat myself– have no credibility. D.C. Muriel Bowser is being sued for banning outside church services, and yet allows this sardine-fest to go forward with her blessings.
Go ahead, rationalize that. Anyone. I dare you.
Predictably, there were about a dozen loonies in “handmaiden” costumes, which is res ipsa loquitur for hysteria. Kelsey Weir, a feminist artist, said she feels “terrified” about the years ahead, especially with Barrett on the Supreme Court. “Women are threatened in a world where a Christian theocracy is threatening to take over,” she said, pointing to the women in handmaiden costumes. “This is the crisis for our world. The next few weeks are going to decide so many things for women.”
Do these people really believe this nonsense? How did they get this way? Placing an intelligent, thoughtful mother who happens to be a devout Catholic, rated as extremely qualified by the far left American Bar Association, on a Supreme Court that has shown repeatedly in 2020 that it is not the ideological, partisan monolith that leftist activists claim and that conservative zealots wish, is a crisis for the world? Saying such a thing, never mind believing it, should disqualify an individual from being taken seriously, and yet here is the Washington Post, quoting her as an authority.
“Remember when we were told that women have to support other women? That, too, is no longer true. If a conservative woman is nominated for the Supreme Court, liberal women by the thousands will rise up and march in the streets against that nomination, as happened Saturday. Madeleine Albright once said, “Any woman who does not support other women is going to hell.” … Funny, I don’t remember marches held by conservative women against Elena Kagan, who had absolutely no judicial experience when she was nominated to the Supreme Court.”
Well, it was pretty obvious that “support all women” was just as intellectually dishonest and contrived as “believe all women,” but honesty and integrity is not strong among today’s progressives, as we see daily. So on this date, October 18, 2020, thousands of passionate protestors marched in Washington, some of them holding signs like this,
and none of them imparting any wisdom that couldn’t be written on a postage stamp, accomplishing nothing, but giving a boost to a persistent virus that these same people and their allies believe justifies turning the nation into a lonely, poor, culturally bereft and socially constricted wasteland.
The dumbest protest of all? Oh, probably not. But they can’t get much dumber, can they?