Skip to comments.Guess What? The ‘Knockout Game’ Is America’s Latest Phony Panic
Posted on 11/26/2013 1:06:17 PM PST by NotYourAverageDhimmi
Much like wilding before it, the furor over the knockout game bears all the hallmarks of an overblown panic over a crime wave that doesnt exist.
Have teenagers adopted a new game of random assaults, with the goal of a one-hit knockout?
If youve been following local news, watching national coverage, or reading your Facebook newsfeed, you might think the answer is yes. The Today Show, for instance, reports that teenagers [are] knocking people out for the fun of it, targeting women and children, with cases piling up.
Likewise, CNN writes that A sick so-called game known as knockout is catching the attention of law enforcement throughout the nation, and USA Today echoes the report with a brief on beefed up police vigilance in cities such as New York, Washington, New Haven, and Philadelphia.
Its not hard to see why media outlets have latched on to this as an ongoing story. The prospect of random assault from rowdy, aggressive teens is scary, especially if theyre uninterested in theft and just want to attack. Its as if were living in A Clockwork Orange, with our cities under siege by violent young men.
But its this media panicas well as the strongly anecdotal nature of the coveragethat should give us pause before we declare the knockout game a national problem. After all, it wouldnt be the first media furor over teen behavior. Recall the panics over wildingwhere teenagers were attacking innocent bystanders en masseor headlight flashing, where gang members were marking their victims during nighttime drives. In both cases, you could find instances that fit either description, but in a country with tens of millions of teenagers, where you could find examples of almost any behavior, you need more than a few anecdotes to prove a trend.
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It’s Goetz Time!
Jamelle Bouie is a Knobler Fellow”
His initials, last name first would be B.J.!
How descriptive of a Noble Knobler.
“Its not hard to see why media outlets have latched on to this as an ongoing story.”
They ignored it for years, only picking it up 1) when Obama was safely elected to another four years, and 2) when it was all over the internet, where an increasing number of Americans are getting their news anyway. They are trying to claw back some of the viewers they lost to PCs when they sold their souls to the Devil and his acolytes, the Democratic Party.
No, the media only made it national news when New York City Jews started getting attacked. When it was just white Gentiles and Asians getting attacked in smaller cities throughout the country the media was more than willing to cover-up the attacks.
I believe they had no choice once it was on the internet.
Brooklyn Jews had seen this before; Yankel Rosenbaum (a visiting Australian) wasa killed by a black mob for being Jewish at the height of the Crown Heights riots during the days of Mayor David Dinkins (who did nothing to stop them). He offered to fight them one at a time (he knew some martial arts), but they piled on him and killed him anyway.
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