Skip to comments.The Angry Liberal Mob
Posted on 02/18/2018 5:22:56 AM PST by Kaslin
Have you ever wondered why liberals, particularly activist liberals, are so angry all the time? Its not that theyre angry people, or at least its not just that theyre angry people, its for a different, very important reason anger overrides logic. Anger is kryptonite to logic, and for liberalism to work, to attract a large audience, logic has to be overridden.
Youve undoubtedly heard at least some of the news over the past few years coming out of college campuses, the shout-downs and the riots when an Ann Coulter or Ben Shapiro go to a school to commit the sin of disagreeing with liberal orthodoxy. There have been dozens of such events in recent times and not one member of the angry mobs could articulate a reason for it other than they were angry.
They, of course, didnt say they were angry, they couched it in buzzwords like hate speech and intolerance, but none could explain exactly what someone they wouldnt let speak had said that came anywhere close to these meaningless concepts and got their underwear so tight. But angry they were.
If youve ever broken something because you were angry that it wasnt working property, or cursed a piece of furniture to hell and back because you caught your pinky toe on one of its legs, youve experienced your logic being overridden by emotion. The remote didnt have its batteries die because it knew you were tired, and the coffee table didnt jump out in front of your foot because it was mad over the fact that you didnt use a coaster. Your anger took over and you acted stupidly.
Now imagine a large percentage of a political party living in that space and you have the Democrats.
Long before, but particularly since the election of Donald Trump, the political left has turned the rhetoric designed to inspire anger up to 11. March after march of everything from women to science to immigrants, you name it and a faction of the left has taken to the streets over it. None of these things were ever actually under any threat from any action, realized or proposed, taken by the President, but facts no longer stand in the way of a good liberal story if they ever did.
And its not just political anger the left stirs now, at least not obviously political anger.
After decades of dividing Americans by race, gender, sexual orientation, etc., various grievance groups now serve as pawns to be kept angry, just simmering and occasionally boiling, until the pressure cooker theyre creating is needed to serve a political end.
But some of those pressure cookers are on automatic now, beyond the control of their creators. Nancy Pelosi was shouted down by activists for illegal immigrants a few months ago, not over her refusal to push amnesty while she was Speaker of the House, but because they were angry and she was there.
While Pelosi is stringing the so-called DREAMers along, blaming Republicans, protesters didnt come to call her out for her lip-service only approach to immigration issues, they came because they wanted everything NOW! Even when she tried to tell them what they wanted to hear, they werent interested in hearing it.
The anger over manufactured victimhood among the various interest groups Democrats have herded into different pens is now on automatic pilot, with no affront too slight to bring about outrage. Even competing outrages over the same things.
The movie Black Panther opened this weekend, which would normally be your average blockbuster superhero movie. But because the majority of the cast and crew who worked on the film were black, its been assigned an important meaning because the races have had a wedge driven between them by the left.
There are white liberals wondering if they should stay away on opening weekend so they dont deny a black person a seat in the theater. There are people fantasizing about the fictional country of Wakanda, where the movie is set, and proclaiming it this fiction a weird kind of blow to centuries old colonialism. I swear, people are so out of their minds irrational right now that a con artist could sell luxury vacation travel to Wakanda and make a fortune right now.
But there are others upset over the lack of gay characters in the movie. Yes, you read that right. Gizmodo ran a piece entitled, Marvel Misses Another Easy Opportunity for LGBTQ Representation With Black Panther. To save you a click, apparently in one iteration of the comic books there is a lesbian couple and their sexuality is not addressed in the movie. This, like everything else in life lately, has people angry.
I, in the name of compassion, posited, It must be an awful existence to wake up, eat breakfast and think, I cant really enjoy this because the Trix Rabbitt isnt gay or I cant eat Capn Crunch because Im not sure his Navy allows transgender people to serve.
This snarky joke was greeted with a series of varying, we just want to be represented on the screen responses because, it seems, people cant even enjoy 2 hours of escapism at a superhero movie unless there is someone validating their existence on the screen.
I know Im cynical, but if you need your existence, whatever it happens to be, to be externally validated, especially in entertainment, your life is missing something you wont find looking to others.
Like a tire fire, the rage rages on. Its still mostly contained, but it is spreading. Weve already had one incident of a member of the outrage class try to kill as many Republicans as possible last summer on a baseball field in Virginia and the left didnt skip a beat. If attempted mass murder didnt slow them down, that leaves success as the only thing that might. Which is horrifying.
Feel, dont think; just act is a dangerous mindset, yet its what the left is conditioning people to do. Coupled with tribalism and victimhood and there is nothing short of tragedy at the end of this road. I hope Im wrong, but I see nothing to make me think I am; and I hope the left stops this insanity, but I see nothing to indicate they will.
How about “Angry EVIL Mob”.
Deep down they're miserable people with unhappy lives and perverse beliefs.
movie Black Panther opened this weekend, which would normally be your average blockbuster superhero movie. But because the majority of the cast and crew who worked on the film were black, its been assigned an important meaning because the races have had a wedge driven between them by the left.
Yes, the left has helped, but white flight from African neighborhoods occurred for decades before the left moved in to exploit it. As a white, if you have ever lived in proximity to a black neighborhood or attended a school with many blacks, you would understand. Whites did NOT leave these areas because of skin color.
I totally agree with this. The insanity is like nothing I have seen before.
I am totally sick of it, but it won’t end well if it ends.
Someone with financial backing needs to come up with some ways to inform the sheeple about the folks at the Frankfurt School and all of the planned destruction they’ve caused.
Once upon a time there was a great nation ...
Liberals cannot survive without a “cause.” They need something to protest against, even if it is something trivial. Their short-circuited brain requires them to feel good about themselves for some touchy-feely cause in which they believe they actually are doing good. They aren’t afraid to be loud and aggressive because, to them, it shows they really really care and that makes them feel good about themselves.
The mentally ill in high places are protecting the mentally ill
It goes back to Critical Theory which was hatched at the Frankfurt School.
Part 3 nails it
Here is the original source of “Reaping the Whirlwind.”
I put it into the 3 jpegs above for easy dissemination on FB and Twitter, for folks who won’t follow links.
It’s way too late for that to have any effect.
No it is not. I totally disagree. My guess is that 99 pct of the population is totally unaware yet about a third would be very interested and astounded when they could out.
It would spread from there.
Unfortunately, the brainwashed hordes, obeying their Pavlovian conditioning, are too busy screaming at the top of their lungs to listen.
More fools, they.
They do it because it works. But they’d stop doing it if they had to face angry conservative mobs.
Thank you! I see so very little about the causes of where were at today, and it makes me wonder.
The Frankfurt School is complicit in how our children have been indoctrinated and our institutions infiltrated with social-Marxist dogma. Their followers brought us concensus building, sensitivity training and the uberleft NEA.
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