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I probably should post that before every Comment of the Day. I don’t choose a COTD because I necessarily agree with it. In the case of Null Pointer’s Comment of the Day below, there are some conclusions I don’t agree with and some assertions I am dubious about, but the over-all thrust of the comment is spot-on.
There is also an Ethics Quote of the Week in there:
“I read this quote on some Lefty site tonight: “’Pretty funny, no? …On Fox & Friends, the nitwit anchors can’t even agree on what is wrong or right!'”
Journalists aren’t supposed to decide what’s “wrong or right,” but it is clear that progressives, and that obviously includes most journalists and their editors, do, and that’s exactly why they are tending toward totalitarianism and away from democracy.
Here is Null Pointer’s Comment of the Day on the post, “Crowbar, ProBar, Whatever…“
I have been reading some articles written by the left about the demise of Fox News, and I can only conclude that the left is really and truly delusional. They have absolutely no idea what is going on in the minds of the half of the country they despise, and they have no idea what the size of the powder keg they are gleefully throwing lit matches at is.
I read this quote on some Lefty site tonight: “ Pretty funny, no? Having thrown in with Trump uncategorically for the last four or five years, Fox News can no longer be trusted by anyone. And what is the guiding principle now since Trump encouraged the Capitol riots? On Fox & Friends, the nitwit anchors can’t even agree on what is wrong or right. Steve Doocey and Brian Kilmeade, programmed to rationalize every idiotic and dangerous thing, and not very bright on good days, are openly fighting with each other. LOL.”
None of that has any connection to reality. People stopped watching Fox News because of the left wing propaganda they starting preaching, Chris Wallace’s naked partisanship during the debates, and the blatantly partisan calls on election night. Waiting hours to call Florida which had obviously gone to Trump, but calling Arizona for Biden about 45 seconds after the polls closed. Pretending Texas had a shot at going to Biden for hours, and lying about water main breaks in Georgia. When everyone is out to get you, you notice when people who are supposedly on your side act like the enemy. And the Left is the enemy of a large portion of the country. The Left preaches racist anti-white rhetoric, hate for straight people, and a desire to eradicate Judaism and Christianity.
The Left thinks it is funny that over 25% of the country approves of succession? They think it is funny that over 75% of Republicans think the election was stolen? They absolutely think that the “insurrection” propaganda they are spewing is hilarious. They will probably continue thinking it is funny right up until the bullets start flying.
The Left has spent the last 12 years alienating, dehumanizing, ostracizing, and otherizing half the country. They sit there laughing at the idea that poking a bear with a stick could ever lead to the bear turning around and biting their face off.
D.C. currently looks like downtown Baghdad, and the left are laughing like hyenas. They think it is funny that the only “mainstream” conservative news station has crashed and burned, and don’t even seem to be asking themselves what the ramifications of that might be. The ramifications are violence on a scale not seen since the civil war, and that is funny?
Meanwhile, the truth about the riot is starting to trickle out, that it was instigated by Left wing whack jobs like Tim Gionet and John Sullivan. The arrests of both individuals is ignored by the left because it doesn’t fit a narrative, but it isn’t ignored or unknown to people on the Right. The propaganda continues to spew, the censorship grows, and the anger builds. Gun sales are through the roof, people are wiping out the stock of canned goods and rice at big box bulk stores, and ammo is out of stock.
The Left giggles on Twitter about genocide, Antifa and BLM are planning false flag attacks on state capitals on Inauguration Day according to Right wing sites, and the national guard has been rolled out across the country with orders to use lethal force.
None of this is funny. I don’t see a single thing in current events to amuse anyone.