Skip to comments.A Trip Down Memory Lane (Video w/clips from 2004 of Leftists w/Bush=Hitler signs, violent rhetoric)
Posted on 03/31/2010 8:43:54 AM PDT by Stoat
Not too long ago, taking to the streets to protest your government was considered a patriotic act.
But it seems that publicly airing your grievances stopped being patriotic right around noon on January 20th, 2009.
Once President Obama was sworn in, protesting became incitement to violence.
If youve opened up a newspaper or watched a cable news program in the past week or so, youve probably seen members of the media painting Tea Party activists as dangerous bigots. Thats because disagreeing with President Obama on issues like government spending and high taxes makes you a racist, you see.
Whats interesting about the medias latest freak-out is that there were radicals a-plenty under President Bush. They protested in the streets. They talked openly about revolution and killing. But oddly, the violent imagery used by people claiming to be advocates for peace never registered with the media. They were too busy fawning over Cindy Sheehan.
Why the difference in coverage? Did the media cheerlead the protests against President Bush to hurt him politically? Are they trying to marginalize the increasingly powerful Tea Party movement because they favor President Obamas agenda?
One things for sure: If there is such a thing as dangerous rhetoric, then the media is at least one president too late in reporting the story.
Dont believe me?
Well, then lets take a trip down memory lane...
From Brain-Terminal.com: As the media casts Tea Party attendees as dangerous extremists voicing violent rhetoric, it's interesting to look back at some of the radicals the media spent years ignoring. The lesson of the media coverage: protests against President Bush were patriotic, while protests against President Obama are motivated purely by racism and bigotry.
it’s hard to watch, but if your memory needs refreshed, this will sure do it.
I’ll post this, don’t need to watch it though.
Thanks for the ping.
Thank you Cindy :-)
You’re very welcome Stoat.
Additional link to a thread I’m updating: