We have frequently noted that one of the main goals of leftists is to silence dissent. If they try to argue based on facts, they tend to fall flat on their faces. So, the next best thing is to attack and discredit anyone that disagrees with them, attempting to silence them with wave after wave of ridicule, intimidation and abuse. For the latest example, we need to look at the incredibly ironic, and excessively hypocritical efforts to end bullying. While everyone would agree that actual bullying should be combated, it isn’t the real agenda, at least not for our leftist neighbors. Instead, it is another flavor of political correctness/Cultural Marxism. The mechanism is simple: any disagreement with the leftist agenda is hate, and since bullying is hate, any dissent is therefore bullying.
As many as 100 high school students walked out of a national journalism conference after an anti-bullying speaker began cursing, attacked the Bible and reportedly called those who refused to listen to his rant “pansy asses.”
The speaker was Dan Savage, founder of the “It Gets Better” project, an anti-bullying campaign that has reached more than 40 million viewers with contributors ranging from President Obama to Hollywood stars. Savage also writes a sex advice column called “Savage Love.”
So, so to set the stage, this guy is a widely know, and apparently well respected (at least in lefty circles) “anti-bullying” expert.
Rick Tuttle, the journalism advisor for Sutter Union High School in California, was among several thousand people in the audience. He said they thought the speech was one thing – but it turned into something else.
“I thought this would be about anti-bullying,” Tuttle told Fox news. “It turned into a pointed attack on Christian beliefs.”
Tuttle said a number of his students were offended by Savage’s remarks – and some decided to leave the auditorium.
“It became hostile,” he said. “It felt hostile as we were sitting in the audience – especially towards Christians who espouse beliefs that he was literally taking on.”
So then, in an effort to end “bullying,” Mr. Savage thinks it perfectly appropriate to engage in some of his own, attacking people that disagree with his beliefs and behaviors. Because, as we all know, attacking, deriding, and abusing people that disagree with any facet of the leftist platform is somehow not bullying? Just like, disagreeing with the feminist agenda is a “war on women,” but the same critics that are incredibly abusive towards Conservative women are just fine? Or, is it that any disagreement with Barak Obama is blatent racism, but attacking Herman Cain, or other Conservative blacks is par for the course?
I would submit that not only is such behavior hypocritical, it is also evil. And, in fact, we were warned that this would happen…
There is some good in this, because if you read the book, the good guys win in the end. Also, be warned that it will get much worse before it gets better. Or, to put in another way, the left is behaving just as predicted.
Update: Stacey McCain has video.