Skip to comments.Flashback: Appalling Tiananmen Massacre Quotes from TV Liberals
Posted on 06/04/2019 6:41:13 PM PDT by Skylar
... Former NBC Nightly News anchorman John Chancellor uncorked several horrid commentaries during that time on communism, like the one where he denied shortages were a characteristic of communist countries. On this occasion, he insisted that the education system in America was a "bigger problem" than dead protesters in Beijing:
Americans are properly outraged by the massacre of students in China. Thousands may have been gunned down in Beijing, but what about the millions of American kids whose lives are being ruined by an enormous failure of the country's educational system...Other countries are turning out better educated kids, and educated kids are the key to the future. We can and we should agonize about the dead students in Beijing, but weve got a bigger problem right here at home, which is commentary for this evening, Tom. John Chancellor's commentary on NBC Nightly News, June 20, 1989. CBS reporter Susan Spencer tried to compare Red China to the FBI spying on anti-war protesters and restrictions on coverage of military invasions:
"Stealing TV pictures off satellites may be the most sophisticated manipulation of the press so far, and the most insidious, but the impulse is nothing new, nor is it restricted to totalitarian states. In the anti-war days of the sixties, FBI agents often posed as reporters, taking pictures, using TV footage in court. The U.S. government prevented press coverage of the invasion of Grenada." -- Reporter Susan Spencer on the CBS Evening News, June 17, 1989. Finally, there's a classic exchange from CNN's Crossfire between conservative legend Robert Novak and left-wing hack Tom Braden:
Robert Novak: "Ask the dead people in Beijing about the menace of communism: right through the head. That's the menace." Tom Braden: "That's not communism, that's fascism and it's a dictatorship, and that's all it is." -- exchange on CNN's Crossfire, June 5, 1989.
The failure of our educational system can be placed squarely at the feet of the Democrats and the teachers unions.
I went to Grenada in the 1990’s and was able ask locals about the “invasion” and put my finger in the bullet holes without the government locking me up and interrogating me for 6 hours.
Try that in Tiananmen Square in 2019.
Journalists are dishonest whores.
“That’s not communism” is a favorite line heard from Communists when it is Communism.
Not saying this guy is one.
I know I’ve heard many times, that the failures of Communism were due to it not being implemented properly. According to that line of thinking, the brutality of communist dictatorships throughout history had nothing to do with Communism at all.
So then, we are led to believe that Joe Stalin and Chairman Mao and Fidel Castro, just didn’t Implement the theories of Marx and Engels properly.
The FBI has moved up to spying on Republican Presidents and their campaigns
No it’s at the feet of the republicants. Standing by doing nothing when you know something terrible is going on, is far worse. Just ask the cop who allowed all those kids in Florida get slaughtered. Time to get rid of the republicans as the worthless party they are.
Americans are properly outraged by the massacre of students in China.
In all fairness, they did think the baby boomers would wise up and mature overtime, which may explain why they were lenient with them. Plus, if you must blame anyone, blame Nietzsche and his stupid “look into the abyss” statement, since Republicans are too afraid of doing ANYTHING to stop Democrats from causing carnage for fear of being seen as no different from the Democrats in turn, per Nietzsche’s statement about abysses and also “Kill him, you’ll be just like him.” Sometimes I think Nietzsche really does deserve to be forgotten rather than have his philosophy be drunken wholesale by both sides...
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