Skip to comments.Playing the Race Card: It's A Sucker Bet
Posted on 07/16/2013 4:37:37 PM PDT by Chris Shugart Uncommon Sense
The race card remains the Lefts all-purpose ace-in-the-hole that gets played any time they need to bolster a weak argument or intimidate others from expressing opposing views. Through the years its been played so often its gotten faded and dog-eared by overuse. But the Left will keep playing that same old hand as long as they think its working. And now that George Zimmerman has been acquitted of second degree murder in Sanford Florida, the race card is flying about like so many games of Fifty-Two Pick-Up.
Liberals like to cite racism as evidence of what an unjust and immoral country we live in. Not only does it carry a lot of emotional power, its much easier than making honest arguments. Thats racist, is the perfect trump card to put an end to any discussion. The aftermath of the Martin-Zimmerman murder trial is only beginning, but you can be sure that charges of racism will abound.
From the beginning, the Florida trial was a win-win situation for the civil rights establishment. Even if Zimmerman had been found guilty, there would have been a celebratory victory dance throughout the Democrat party, followed by declarations of vindication over the white racists that they imagine are plaguing our country. As it stands now, Democrats can deal out a new hand of DC Holdem, race cards wild.
It doesnt seem to matter what the issue is, Republicans always seem to be the suckers at the table once the chips are in the pot. Theyre playing a game they cant win. When it comes to the old race card deck, you cant win with a liberal. You may as well be playing Three Card Monty with a downtown street hustler. No matter how you play it, you will lose. Republicans get accused of pandering to minorities when theyre included, and accused of purposely excluding them when theyre not. Republicans are racist either way, in this liberal heads-I-win-tails-you-lose con game. Smart card players know when its time to walk away.
Republicans aren't smart card players. They'd have to *improve* to get up to bad.
It would help if a ‘White People’s Party’ were to form and focus exclusively on black on white crime. Then there wouldn’t be so many loudmouths crying racism.
True, assuming that they got public notice. Which will not happen while PC rules journalism. I have an idea for changing that, but it assumes an honest and courageous judiciary.PC would not exist if journalism were not united, and secure in the knowledge that their conspiracy against the public would hold together.
The George Zimmerman suit against NBC suggests the way. But it is insufficient. Impecunious as he is, Mr. Z will undoubtedly settle for enough money to provide physical and financial security for himself and his friends - and NBC has deep enough pockets and faces such a powerful case against their having broadcast the Zimmerman NEN police call with an answer and then a question excised - that there surely will soon be an agreement, now that NBC can no longer hope that a conviction would (illogically but effectively) moot Zimmermans claims.
So I hope Zimmerman soaks NBC for tens of millions - plus indemnification against suits by the Sharpton ilk. That is, that NBC will pay for anything Sharpton (generically) might win in court. Which, you see, NBC would be in a position to influence as surely as it was influential in the decision to prosecute Mr. Zimmerman in the first instance.
But that is just picking off a few alligators - what is wanted is to drain the swamp. And that requires a suit against journalism en bloc. IMHO that can in theory be done - by the simple expedient of suing the Associated Press in general and its members in particular. It is the wire service which creates PC. This can be understood by the comment of Adam Smith:People of the same trade seldom meet together, even for merriment and diversion, but the conversation ends in a conspiracy against the public, or in some contrivance to raise prices. It is impossible indeed to prevent such meetings, by any law which either could be executed, or would be consistent with liberty and justice. But though the law cannot hinder people of the same trade from sometimes assembling together, it ought to do nothing to facilitate such assemblies; much less to render them necessary. - Adam Smith, Wealth of Nations (Book I, Ch 10)The AP newswire is a virtual meeting of all the major newspapers and broadcasters, and it has been in continual operation for over a century and a half. That is why it by now functions almost exclusively as a conspiracy against the public. It must be sued into oblivion.
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