Down the rabbit hole

Riots In Defense Of The Narrative Are No Vice. I & I Editorial Board – “It’s widely known that our betters say it’s OK to protest in massive groups despite the risk of coronavirus transmission, but small gatherings not in support of Black Lives Matter are still unacceptable. Now we’re told that it’s also fine for protests to turn violent as long as it happens for the “right” reason.”

The takeover of Capitol Hill in Seattle: Just one big happy family, according to the AP. Neo – “Words are used there with great subtlety and economy. To those of us who are accustomed to looking for and spotting such things, the twisting of the truth may seem obvious. But it is unlikely to be the least bit obvious to the casual reader.” … “It is really quite a document; I suggest you read it, and as you read it please recall that the AP sets the tone and the message and the narrative for nearly the entire nation.”

Academia Fans The Flames Of Social Disorder. Malcolm A. Kline – “Apparently, academia sees in the riots a more reliable source of cash than a federal bailout.”

Cornell Professor And ‘Legal Insurrection’ Founder Targeted For Criticizing BLM. Jonah Gottschalk – “Living as a conservative on a liberal campus is like being the mouse waiting for the cat to pounce,” Jacobson writes on his blog, Legal Insurrection.

The Centre Cannot Hold. Kevin Donnelly – “Chanting meaningless slogans condemning white supremacism and police violence the millions involved ignore the reality, as noted by the Wall Street Journal’s Heather MacDonald, that in America “a police officer is 18 and a half times more likely to be killed by a black man than an unarmed black man is to be killed by a police officer”. … “As to why Western societies are morally and intellectually adrift and embroiled in politically correct cant and confusion, look no further than our education system.”

“Like Alice in Alice in Wonderland we have fallen down a rabbit hole where logic, rationality and common sense no longer apply. The comment attributed to Descartes ‘I think therefore I am’ no longer applies, instead the Woke generations proclaim ‘I feel therefore I am right’.

The Bitter Irony of Revolutions. Victor Davis Hanson – “As these natural and mandate catastrophes continue, we see raw human nature stripped of its pretenses. The result is tragically ironic and often not a pretty sight.”

D.C. mayor sued over ‘Black Lives Matter’ on street to White House. Alex Swoyer – “A group of activists sued Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser this week over her decision to paint “Black Lives Matter” down two blocks of 16th Street, which leads to the White House, saying she violated the First Amendment and showed favoritism to “the Black Lives Matter cult orthodoxy.”

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