Skip to comments.Let's Chill About Hate Crimes
Posted on 02/18/2019 3:36:24 AM PST by Jim Noble
Outsiders should regard purported hate crimes that sound like crafted narratives with skepticism until they're proven true. Jussie Smollett, one of the stars of the television show Empire, was attacked in Chicago by 2 assailants who yelled racial and homophobic slurs, tweeted the New York Times on January 29...
Mark the tone of absolute certainty about an unconfirmed claim. Many other news outlets took the same tack. Celebrities, lawmakers rally behind Jussie Smollett in wake of brutal attack, reported ABC News. Jussie Smollett Performs at Troubadour Just Days After Chicago Attack: I Had to Be Here Tonight read a Los Angeles Times headline. Many commenters linked the alleged attack to larger alleged sicknesses: The racist, homophobic attack on Jussie Smollett is far-right Americas endgame, tweeted GQ, in a sentiment echoed by many others...
Possibly it might be wise to establish whether an incident actually happened before leaping to conclusions about it. Remember Covington? Oh, right, that was almost a whole month ago...
Yet Cory Booker went on Twitter to say, The vicious attack on Jussie Smollett was an attempted modern-day lynching. Joe Biden: What happened today to Jussie Smollett must never be tolerated in this country. We must stand up and demand that we no longer give this hate safe harbor; that homophobia and racism have no place on our streets or in our hearts. Kamala Harris: This was an attempted modern day lynching. No one should have to fear for their life because of their sexuality or color of their skin. We must confront this hate....
One progressive reaction to the reports from Chicago that the Jussie Smollett case might be a hoax is simple dejection. Our friends on the left are saddened that a gay black man perhaps wasnt viciously beaten up by Trump-loving thugs...
A Twitter friend writes that all purely self-reported hate crimes should be presumed hoaxes. I certainly wouldnt want the police to think that way, but for those of us who are merely outside observers such as journalists and politicians, reported hate crimes that have the structure of perfectly crafted narratives should be regarded with skepticism until proven true. The media tend to lose interest in hate-crime hoaxes once theyre unmasked, but as a glance at fakehatecrimes.org will show, there are a lot of liars out there...
How dismal it must be to be a progressive, to rest your political purview on extremely dark assumptions about the nature of the American psyche...
There was a real hate crime here, and in the Tawana Brawley case, the Duke lacrosse case, the "Hands up don't shoot" case, the Houston truck shooting case, the Covington Catholic case, and all the hundreds of others.
That hate is hatred of whites, and the goal of all of these crimes is to incite homicidal rage in underclass blacks (and other minorities to a lesser degree), so that whites are attacked, raped, murdered and their property pillaged or destroyed.
Kyle Smith credits "progressives" with acting on deeply held beliefs that come about because they are misinformed.
NO AND NO AGAIN.
They are NOT mistaken. They are NOT misinformed. They are filled with anti-white hatred and they do what they do to harm whites and enrage blacks. If you don't get this, you can't understand anything that's happening in politics today.
‘reported hate crimes that have the structure of perfectly crafted narratives should be regarded with skepticism’
wtf is that? NR journo-blather.
How about the Jazmine Barnes farce? That hate fest lasted only one week. Until the police found the black shooters-killers.
So you have that one PLUS
Covington HS smirk vs demented old Indian
I called Jazmine Barnes the “Houston truck shooting” in my post. And there are hundreds, maybe thousands, of these fake “hate crimes”.
Except they’re not fake. They are anti-white hate crimes.
You got that right.
Hate crimes - thought crime.
The point is to make racism against blacks illegal. The new Harris Booker Lynching law includes homosexuals and trannies.
Libs already refer to speech as violence.
They want to criminalize un PC thought and speech.
Back in the 1930s, America was known as living through a red decade. I think we are living in a red/green decade now.
Let’s repeal hate crimes. They are racist and anti-white laws because white people are mostly charged with them.
To distill it down, they support hate crime and hate crime hoaxes because it fills a need they have, to create a victim class.
That is a core tenet of Leftism.
Let’s get rid of the stupid and corrupt concept of a “hate” crime. There is crime and that is all there is.
Yes...a crime is a crime no matter the motive....the classification of hate crime only insures more of the fake hate crimes....justice for Smullet
Exactly! But will we ever figure that out - will law enforcement and pols ever figure that out??
This case should represent Exhibit A in removing all hate crime laws; they are an abomination in a free country.
This hate crime crap was all set up to give special penalties against straights or whites who commit crimes against blacks or homosexuals.
All along, if something is a crime, it’s a crime. There should be no extra special super penalty because specially selected victims are involved when a specially selected straight or white person commits the crime.
Yet Cory Booker went on Twitter to say, The vicious attack on Jussie Smollett was an attempted modern-day lynching.
Most of the so-called hate crime have been hoaxes.
If it ain't broke, ya ain't tryin'.
Quando omni flunkus moritati.
Keep yer stick on the ice.
Hate crime laws are designed to destroy free speech and provide a legal construct to commit, jail, or murder people fight back against the ongoing marxist rebellion.
What are you saying?
You guys are missing my point.
Yes, I don’t believe “hate” has any role in criminal justice. Crimes are crimes. And, yes, they are all hoaxes. Not most. All.
My point is that these hoaxes are NOT done to be noticed, and they certainly are not done to “call attention” to imaginary problems.
They are motivated by blind hatred of white people and the wish to see them hurt or even dead.
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