I know, Think Progress lying? It happens whenever one of their writer’s keyboards is in operation. For that, I really almost never cover them. It’s a bit too much, “grasp of the obvious” to cover every day. However, at times, they lie so stupendously, blatantly, and outrageously, that they warrant attention. Here are some previous examples…
Should I mention that they awarded Meg Lanker-Simons, the feminist that loved to invent her own rape threats? I guess I just did.
There is more, but you get the point. Let’s just say that just like any other liberal entity, Think Progress has to lie to make their points because their points run counter to reality itself.
For our latest example, Think Progress (think: Regress) writers took offense at people that open carry. Here is an excerpt.
On Saturday, nearly 40 armed men, women, and children waited outside a Dallas, Texas area restaurant to protest a membership meeting for the state chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a gun safety advocacy group formed in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
According to a spokeswoman for Moms Demand Action (MDA), the moms were inside the Blue Mesa Grill when members of Open Carry Texas (OCT) — an open carry advocacy group — “pull[ed] up in the parking lot and start[ed] getting guns out of their trunks.” The group then waited in the parking lot for the four MDA members to come out. The spokeswoman said that the restaurant manager did not want to call 911, for fear of “inciting a riot” and waited for the gun advocates to leave. The group moved to a nearby Hooters after approximately two hours.
MDA later released a statement calling OCT “gun bullies” who “disagree[d] with our goal of changing America’s gun laws and policies to protect our children and families.” The statement added that the members and restaurant customers were “terrified by what appeared to be an armed ambush.” A member of OCT responded by tweeting, “I guess I’m a #gunbullies #Comeandtakeit.”
Of course, no one was harmed, and no one was going to be harmed. The whole exercise was to make a point. I could show examples from a ton of leftists protests, that did become violent, but I don’t have all day. But, a bunch of “ignorant, knuckle dragging, ignorant, racist, and violent teabaggers” showed up, and not a hair on anyone’s head was ever harmed? That, and if it were an ambush, why did the gun grabbers even see them? Ambushes work when they are a surprise! I would image that Think Progress relies on the ignorance of their readers to prevent them from realizing that.
Now here is where Think Progress (read: Regress) really took the lying to the next level. Here is the photo they used to portray the “ambush.”
As you can see, this picture looks rather “scary,” with the man in red looking as if he’s about to raise his gun to aim at something. However, there is a reason he’s sitting like that, and it’s what Think Progress WON’T show their readers…
They were posing for a picture. You know, posing for a picture, with your kids right there-exactly what “dangerous terrorists” do before they are about to “ambush” a bunch of twits that want to deprive them of their rights, right?
Keep on lying, Think Progress. It gives me the opportunity to write about it from time to time, just to show the world what a pack of dishonest, morally bankrupt, and foolish liars you are.
Enjoy your fail.
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