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Should the MSM be blamed for the riots if Obama loses the election ? Vanity
11/3/2012 | American Constitutionalist

Posted on 11/03/2012 7:21:47 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist

Should the main stream media be held accountable if Obama loses the election and there are riots ? Should they be blamed for promoting the riots ? after all ? the main stream media is " MEDIA/Video "


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: election; media; riots

1 posted on 11/03/2012 7:21:47 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: American Constitutionalist

Hey, if they’re going to blame Islamofascist violence on a video, why not the media in this country?/sarc/


2 posted on 11/03/2012 7:23:11 PM PDT by Thorliveshere
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To: American Constitutionalist

Yes. They have purposely pumped the narrative that Obama is winning to ensure trouble after the election.


3 posted on 11/03/2012 7:24:45 PM PDT by trappedincanuckistan (livefreeordietryin)
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To: American Constitutionalist

Seems there would be quite a few “celebrities” to blame too, with their calling for riots via twitter.


4 posted on 11/03/2012 7:26:53 PM PDT by jughandle
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To: American Constitutionalist

No, it has been years since the last substantial riot and many of Holders people are in need of new TVs and other electronic toys ... so, any excuse will do.

No fears though, Holders people only riot in the summertime so there is still time to restock on ammo and guns.


5 posted on 11/03/2012 7:28:03 PM PDT by doc1019
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To: American Constitutionalist

If they were actually pumped up about voting for Bammy, there might be some rioting. Since they aren’t, they won’t.

I think there might be some minor unrest but it will mostly be driven by street organizers and won’t be able to sustain itself.


6 posted on 11/03/2012 7:29:09 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: American Constitutionalist

Of course not.

As proponents of personal responsibility, we must be consistent.

If there are riots, the rioters are responsible for their own actions.

Blaming bad behavior on a third party is liberal crap.


7 posted on 11/03/2012 7:30:52 PM PDT by Jedidah
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To: Thorliveshere
Agree.... the main stream media has been promoting riots for months if Obama loses the election.. so if there are any riots the main stream media should be held accountable and blamed.

People ? please save any talking points, videos of them talking about riots, affirming that there will be riots on video, and or editorials.

You watch ? sure as the Sun comes up in the east every morning that once people start blaming the main stream media for the riots that they will start to scrub any evidence that they promoted the riots from existence.
8 posted on 11/03/2012 7:31:00 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: doc1019

Its kind of funny. Detroit was the site of some of the worst rioting this country has ever seen but these days they just can’t seem to muster a real crowd for any kind of outrage.

Jesse Jackson had a protest against gun stores this summer and even he only managed to draw a few people and they were massively outnumbered by 2nd amendment supporters.

At the height of the occupy movement they only managed to get a few dozen people and they ended up protesting Matty Maroun, Detroit’s richest slumlord and democrat sugar daddy.


9 posted on 11/03/2012 7:42:09 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Jedidah
" Blaming bad behavior on a third party is liberal crap. "

So that " video " that this Administration used to blame for those " spontaneous " protests in Egypt and Libya was all hogwash ?

If you say yes... I agree with you 100 %.

However ?

What if ?
Suppose ?
Perhaps ?

This is just a theory and speculation that some even in the media, or celebrities, politicians were actually promoting and actively engaged in hoping and making this happen ?
Should they be held responsible ?
10 posted on 11/03/2012 7:43:12 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: American Constitutionalist

Well, the newsmedia tried to pin the blame of the mass-murders in Tucson directly on Sarah Palin before the blood on the pavement had even dried. Led to tens-of-thousands of death-threats against Palin and her family members, and cost them a fortune in extra security measures.

The media’s hands are already dripping with blood.


11 posted on 11/03/2012 7:45:27 PM PDT by greene66
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To: Thorliveshere; American Constitutionalist; PGalt

“Hey, if they’re going to blame Islamofascist violence on a video, why not the media in this country?/sarc/”

Without a hint of sarcasm, yes - wire services, esp. The AP, homogenize journalism. There is no ideological competition among journalism outlets. All journalists desire influence and importance, and the way to get it is to advertise AGAINST the people and institutions upon whom/which we all depend. That implies advertising FOR leftism and ultimately for disorder and riot.

If I were in charge - or were POTUS-elect - I’d be warning journalism that they could be sued into oblivion for promoting disorder leading to riot. Triple damages under RICO. And I’d be looking directly at the AP when I said it.


12 posted on 11/03/2012 7:48:27 PM PDT by conservatism_IS_compassion (The idea around which “liberalism" coheres is that NOTHING actually matters except PR.)
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To: American Constitutionalist

Blame the MSM? No. Just Abe Lincoln.


13 posted on 11/03/2012 7:52:45 PM PDT by Oldpuppymax
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To: Jedidah
" Blaming bad behavior on a third party is liberal crap. "

So ? the main stream media should not be held accountable and blamed for not reporting on what happen in Benghazi ? after all ? they had no hand in making those decisions in what happened there.. right ? they were a " third Party " ...

I am not trying to make a argument... just hoping you can rethink that position.

All I was doing when I posted this thread was to put that question out there and see how people felt about it.

Your right.... people who do stupid things should blame no one but themselves.... personal responsibility.

However ?
The main stream media is not totally innocent in this.
They have been affirming for months and planted into people's minds ( their propaganda ) that there would be ? could be ? riots if Obama loses.

So yes.. they had a part in it.
So they should be held accountable.
14 posted on 11/03/2012 7:53:52 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: American Constitutionalist
The MSM contributes mightily to the pathologies of the left via skewed coverage. Yes, it's an old story -- but libs very often live deep in the bubble, never encountering a rightward point of view and absorbing the left's hobgoblin caricatures of conservatives. Then comes an election, and they get smacked by the fact that about half the country disagrees with them. They are bewildered, and angry.

Liberals would be less deranged if they actually knew something about conservatives other than the "push granny off the cliff" comic book stuff. That's where the MSM is guilty.

15 posted on 11/03/2012 7:56:35 PM PDT by sphinx
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To: American Constitutionalist

I am of the sincere opinion that every person, every entity, is responsible for its own wrongdoing. Some wrongdoing, although sinful, may not be unlawful in our system.

The salient point is that evil, once set in motion, does not necessarily have to increase in either momentum or mass, but can rather be stopped by individuals and entities with the courage and character to stand up to it.

That’s the problem, the root, isn’t it? Our foundation is cracked.

I have little patience and no tolerance for those who claim that some devil made them do it.


16 posted on 11/03/2012 7:58:00 PM PDT by Jedidah
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To: American Constitutionalist

Well, the newsmedia tried to pin the mass-murders in Tucson directly on Sarah Palin before the blood on the pavement had even dried. Led to tens-of-thousands of death-threats towards Palin and her family members, and them a fortune in extra security measures.

The media’s hands are already dripping in blood. I’d like to see all those bastards hanging from lamposts.


17 posted on 11/03/2012 8:01:35 PM PDT by greene66
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To: American Constitutionalist
Ah come on! They just need tomorrows headline story./s They can create and compose a news story 6 months out, nothing new.

Beyond that, they do need to make sure Zero has cover and a distraction from when he is on TRIAL for High Crimes and Misdemeanors, Dereliction of Duty, etc., etc.,etc.

18 posted on 11/03/2012 8:01:39 PM PDT by annieokie
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To: American Constitutionalist
Ah come on! They just need tomorrows headline story./sarc/ They can create and compose a news story 6 months out, nothing new.

Beyond that, they do need to make sure Zero has cover and a distraction from when he is on TRIAL for High Crimes and Misdemeanors, Dereliction of Duty, etc., etc.,etc.

19 posted on 11/03/2012 8:06:18 PM PDT by annieokie
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To: annieokie

President-elect Mittens should declare that he will personally pardon any cop who goes overboard.


20 posted on 11/03/2012 8:25:15 PM PDT by DIRTYSECRET
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To: American Constitutionalist

MSM and their sponsors should be boycotted no matter what.


21 posted on 11/03/2012 8:27:07 PM PDT by rfp1234
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To: Jedidah
" I am of the sincere opinion that every person, every entity, is responsible for its own wrongdoing. Some wrongdoing, although sinful, may not be unlawful in our system. " The salient point is that evil, once set in motion, does not necessarily have to increase in either momentum or mass, but can rather be stopped by individuals and entities with the courage and character to stand up to it.

That’s the problem, the root, isn’t it? Our foundation is cracked.

I have little patience and no tolerance for those who claim that some devil made them do it. "


In bygone days gone by when common sense prevailed, then yes ? that would apply.

But would you not say ? that the main stream media is stoking the flames and are encouraging outrage if Obama loses ?

The proper words here of what the main stream media is doing is " Egging them on " coaching them, encouraging them on.

Yes, in a normal kind of world I would say yes, that ? ultimately they should stop and think what they are doing BEFORE they act.. but ? most liberals, thugs, punks, the lawless act on instincts, emotions and rage.

What I am NOT saying is that I disagree with you, on that ? all of us are ultimately responsible for our actions, but ? that there is a flip side to this.

If most people believed in personal responsibility ? then there would be no riots by these race hustlers.

However ? the nature of the beast dictates that this is what they will do and the main stream media knows it very well.
The main stream media is taking advantage of this to promote their agenda or cause.
22 posted on 11/03/2012 8:32:20 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: American Constitutionalist

Most of ‘em should be deported or hung no matter which way it goes on Tuesday.


23 posted on 11/03/2012 8:34:04 PM PDT by tomkat ( PAlabama '12 < < RR > > 300 +)
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To: greene66
" Well, the newsmedia tried to pin the mass-murders in Tucson directly on Sarah Palin before the blood on the pavement had even dried. Led to tens-of-thousands of death-threats towards Palin and her family members, and them a fortune in extra security measures."


The bible tells us that what so ever a man sows that shall he reap...

So ?

If the main stream media blamed things on groups or people who had nothing to do with a certain event ?

Then ? if the media get's blamed or calls for accountability for the riots if Obama loses the election ?

Then ?

They are reaping what they have sown for years, what goes around comes around.
24 posted on 11/03/2012 8:47:02 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: American Constitutionalist

Well, if Obama’s and Holder’s people want to make a statement, they can burn their neighborhoods to the ground. However, if they decide to invade other turf, I think they do so at the risk of severe lead poisoning. Rampaging, burning, looting, mayhem, and murder might be OK in your part of the neighborhood, but transplanting your normal way of life elsewhere will be a real problem. I’d recommend that those folks not do it and I’d also recommend the the MSM steer clear of the action to avoid confusion and collateral damage.


25 posted on 11/03/2012 8:56:42 PM PDT by MasterGunner01
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To: annieokie
Their " Tomorrow's Headlines " is manufactured News to create the desired effect.

The good news is ? Hopefully they are going the way of the Doo Doo Bird or Dinosaurs..... how fitting ? they believe in evolution, but, evolution is what is doing them in.
26 posted on 11/03/2012 8:57:27 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: cripplecreek
Its kind of funny. Detroit was the site of some of the worst rioting this country has ever seen but these days they just can’t seem to muster a real crowd for any kind of outrage.

I think people are just tired. I know I am. There won't be any rioting.

27 posted on 11/03/2012 8:57:59 PM PDT by Inyo-Mono (My greatest fear is that when I'm gone my wife will sell my guns for what I told her I paid for them)
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To: Oldpuppymax
" Abe Lincoln "

LOL ! they just had Abe Lincoln on Saturday Night Live asking a black man how he felt about being emancipated.
28 posted on 11/03/2012 9:09:38 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: American Constitutionalist

Google “Julius Streicher”, perhaps the most interesting and unique case at Nuremberg.


29 posted on 11/03/2012 9:17:17 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Vigilanteman

Yes, he and his news paper, the propaganda he promoted had a effect on people’s minds and hearts.


30 posted on 11/03/2012 9:23:12 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: American Constitutionalist

They really want to riot, Obama has been whipping them up since day one.


31 posted on 11/03/2012 11:40:54 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: American Constitutionalist

They’ll need something to be able to report and spin in a bad way. They are the dog $h— on our shoes and need to be forcible scraped off.


32 posted on 11/04/2012 3:49:33 AM PST by trebb (Allies no longer trust us. Enemies no longer fear us.)
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To: American Constitutionalist

The answer is simply ,,,,,,, NO !!!!!!!

,,,,, the blame wil be on each individual who participates in such criminal thuggary UNLESS the MSM directly advocates criminal violence and rioting . Then they should be charged with inciting to riot .


33 posted on 11/04/2012 4:16:07 AM PST by Lionheartusa1 (-: Socialism is the equal distribution of misery :-)
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To: conservatism_IS_compassion; Vigilanteman; All

c_I_c for POTUS! Thanks for the ping. Very good thread. Interesting character that Julius “something always sticks” Streicher. First I’ve heard of him. Thanks.


34 posted on 11/04/2012 6:22:43 AM PST by PGalt
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To: Lionheartusa1
" Then they should be charged with inciting to riot "

With innuendo and hints that is just what they have been advocating for months in case people have not noticed.

They ( the main stream media ) have been affirming and planting into people's minds that this is in fact what is going to take place, therefore they have been " egging on " those who will try to act out in rage if Obama loses this election...
The main stream media are not totally innocent in this regard.
35 posted on 11/04/2012 11:49:09 AM PST by American Constitutionalist
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To: trappedincanuckistan

The liberal media has been inciting diversity racism and hate crimes. It began big time with the Zimmerman case. Mobs of black racists attacked whites in a lot of places. Now they are “warning” of racial attacks against whites and riots if their commie loses the race. They will try to blame the race violence on the GOP’s extremist,racist agenda in an effort to scare Romney into doing what they want if he wins the election.

But there is already a nonverbal back lash. Whitey is abandoning them and much as they like to pretend whites doesn’t matter, whites are the majority. Women are abandoning them and it will get worse with more hate and violence. Obama’s jihadists he’s brought into the country will get in on the action and that will scare all the liberal smash mouth girly men and dykes (the media, the global CEO’s and entertainment industries).


36 posted on 11/04/2012 4:30:51 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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