Skip to comments.Opinions Trump Country, it turns out, is more tolerant than the left
Posted on 06/26/2018 4:55:12 AM PDT by Hojczyk
Since President Trumps election, journalists, political scientists and others from across the United States and around the world have visited our little southern Ohio town, population 6,600, to study the natives. Naturally, patronizing local eateries at breakfast or lunchtime is usually part of their itinerary.
We contrast this, of course, with the recent episodes involving Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, both of whom were essentially evicted from restaurants Nielsen heckled away by customers, Sanders asked by the restaurant owner to leave for the crime of Trump association, similar to a misdemeanor but quickly approaching felony status.
If Obama or Clinton walked into any restaurant in Hillsboro, they would be treated with respect, even though their politics, lies and defense of the indefensible, as perceived locally, are as loathsome to most people here as Nielsen and Sanders supposedly are to those who forced their exits. No one would shout them out the door, no one would ask them to leave. Instead, they would be asked, Can I start you off with something to drink? followed later by, Can I get you anything else? with a final invitation to come back soon.
The growing encouragement from many on the left and some in the media to define Trump supporters as pariahs or Nazis including his staff, according to Ana Navarro, and even his voters, according to Donny Deutsch seems designed to justify and even encourage harassment, intimidation and then what? The rising McCarthyism of the left will soon lead to the money question: Are you now, or have you ever been, a member of the Trump coalition?
Intolerant, angry, increasingly confrontational it is astounding to watch them become that which they claim to despise about the president.
(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...
They have always been intolerant....but now it for all to see...the silent majority will show up on Election Day and go home...
We have lives to live...the left only hates..
Yup. Conservatives are way more tolerant than leftists.
Of course we are.
Leftists live in a world where there are no consequences for their rudeness. Their victims are disarmed and can’t hurt them, and cops won’t arrest them or the justice system won’t punish them,
We live in a world where everyone is potentially armed.
An armed society is a polite society.
Besides we’re generally just nicer folks.
That’s true. Conservatives pretty much want to be left alone. It’s the left that loves big government.
Exactly. They want to control people’s lives.
...Conservatives are way more tolerant than leftists...
But, tolerance of vicious attacks by lunatic liberals has it’s own limit.
While the headline and most of the article are true, this jackass just couldn’t resist the urge to drag Joe McCarthy’s desiccated corpse out for another round of lies and slander.
We’ve already had republican baseball players shot by an insane Bernie Bot. Rush said last week that the insane radical parasite progressives are going to get someone killed. I agree with him.
“...... tolerance of vicious attacks by lunatic liberals has its own limit.”....
Sad but true. I fear the day will come when one of the loonies gets shot (Heaven forbid) by a provoked conservative trying to defend him/her self. Then, “Katie, Bar The Door” as all hell will break loose and as we can expect, it will be Trumps fault.
That being said, yes, we're more civil because our beliefs are based on rationality and facts. When you're over-animated and under informed, you tend to let emotions take control and that seldom produces an moderated response.
The Left doesnt want tolerance. They want acquiescence.
And theyre willing to kill you to get it.
That prediction was wrong.
Never forget: Dehumanizing and/or objectifying your target makes them easier to attack; a classic Alinsky tactic that has worked against us from the Socialists for a very long time.
Rule #13. Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it.
Luckily, we FINALLY have a President who takes no prisoners!
The intolerance of the Left has always existed.
Like some religions the Left is only tolerant when it thinks it is in charge and its power and control is not in question. But underneath is always an authoritarian just screaming to get out, screaming to unmask the phony politeness that pretends to be tolerant of others. And when the opposition stands up and declares it will not succumb either to the Left’s demand for domination nor it’s intimidation, then the mask is off and that screming authoritarian steps out.
NAZIs, National Socialists, aren’t known for compassion to people with opposing views. Look at their idol Adolf Hitler. They try to deny him but they repeat all his actions and beliefs.
This was published in the Washington, hate Trump all the time, Post?
Will wonders never cease?
You’d be hard pressed to find three things I’d agree on with Barack Obama or Hillary Clinton. But I wouldn’t be
rude to them if I met them, and I certainly wouldn’t
accost them while they’re eating dinner.
Leftists have no basic civility.
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