Liberals turn on Black Lives Matter after ’embarrassing’ ACLU protest, call for students’ suspension

Democrats have embraced the alt-left over the last several years, but have particularly empowered them in response to Donald Trump’s presidency–hoping the fanatical fervor of group’s like Antifa and Black Lives Matter will give them the political impetus necessary to achieve their agenda even in the face of significant Republican majorities at the federal and state levels.

But Democrats are at last experiencing buyer’s remorse as they lose control of their zealots. They’re beginning to realize many of these #RESISTANCE types are closet anarchists who will gladly turn on the liberal establishment if it gives them further opportunity to make chaos.

Faculty at the College of William and Mary are in panic after Black Lives Matter protesters arrived to shut down an address given by an American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) speaker, as reported by the Washington Examiner.

The incident has sparked immediate backlash among the liberal community against Black Lives Matter.

New York Times columnist called the behavior “embarrassing.” A George Washington University law professor called for the student protesters’ suspension.

Annie Brown, a former William and Mary student known for her liberal views on female sexuality, said “This is a slippery slope. If we continue to undermine the right of individuals to peacefully gather and share their perspectives in intelligent, well-informed conversations, we are limiting our own ability to gather information, make informed strategies for change and also limit our freedoms to speak out in the future.”

The speaker herself, Claire Gastañaga, stated “a public college like William and Mary has an obligation to protect the freedom of the speaker to speak.” Gastañaga serves as executive director of the ACLU of Virginia.

Fox News host Tucker Carlson tackled the event head-on in his program, debating Black Lives Matter-aligned New York City Councilman Jumaane Williams.

Williams repeatedly defended the “free speech” rights of the Black Lives Matter protesters while entirely missing the point Carlson made: free speech does not mean you get to violate other people’s free speech.

The members of the local Black Lives Matter targeted the left-leaning ACLU due to the organization’s role in helping “white supremacists” in Charlottseville, VA obtain a permit for the rally that ultimately ended in several injuries and three deaths.

The ACLU is on the left side of every issue. Right now, they’re in the middle of suing the Trump administration for not forcing employers to buy condoms and birth control pills for their employees.

But because of ACLU’s actions in Charlottseville, an instance in which they put partisanship aside to protect the free speech rights of their adversaries, Black Lives Matter decided an alliance is no longer possible.

The crowd of Black Lives Matter hecklers interrupted Gastañaga’s remarks with chants of “liberalism is white supremacy” and “ACLU, you protect Hitler too!” in a demonstration that lasted an hour.

This latest instance of far-left rabble rousing mirrors the recent heckling at a Nancy Pelosi event by so-called “DREAMers,” who were angry at the Democratic leader for allegedly working with President Trump on a plan to give young illegal aliens a legal status.

Of course, liberal intellectuals only care about free speech when it’s their speakers being shut down. There was conveniently none of this backlash when the University of California Berkeley canceled its Free Speech Week and Milo Yiannopoulos event due to the dangers posed by Antifa.

It’s hard to feel sorry for leftists who are now being devoured by monsters of their own creation. Many conservatives are sitting back in enjoyment as they watch the Democratic party implode.

OOPS!   Guess somebody forgot to train them not to

bite the hand that feeds you...

Related image

Views: 16

Reply to This



Reporter Kicked Out Of Michelle Obama
Conference For Violating ‘Black Girl Code’

The Black Entertainment Television channel recently hosted a conference in south Florida for black women known as “Leading Women Defined,” which featured a casual conversation between former first lady Michelle Obama and former senior White House adviser Valerie Jarrett.

But according to the New York Post’s Page Six, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who was in attendance was booted from the remainder of the conference after she wrote an article about some of the comments Obama had made during the discussion.

Robin Givhan, a fashion critic and staff writer for The Washington Post, documented the highlights of the friendly chat between Obama and Jarrett.

Some of the highlights of the conversation included the former first lady’s thoughts on President Donald Trump’s inauguration as the Obamas prepared to leave the White House, the role she played during the 2008 election, her difficulty settling in as “the spouse” to the president, how she described her White House garden as a “subversive act” to garner trust with the public and her upcoming memoir. Of course Givhan also wrote about what Obama was wearing … after all, she is a fashion critic.

But following the publication of the article, according to Page Six, BET demanded Givhan leave the conference early amid claims that she had violated a “sacred space” by publishing the content of the conversation.

They also canceled a panel discussion that Givhan initially had been asked to moderate.

However, Page Six noted that BET’s claim that Obama’s discussion was “private” and not intended to be shared with anyone else outside the small gathering in attendance didn’t hold up to scrutiny given the fact that BET itself posted clips from the discussion on its site.

Furthermore, Jarrett also posted those clips on social media and told everyone to “tune in” to the network so they could hear what Obama had to say.

Shortly thereafter, the dispute descended into a sharp back-and-forth on social media between Givhan and others who were irked at what she had done, as can be seen on Givhan’s Twitter feed.

Several of her critics asserted that the conversation had been “off-the-record” — an assertion Givhan flatly denied — and one user claimed the reporter had “violated a sacred trust” between black women.

Another said what she had done was a “complete violation of journalistic ethics and Black girl code, all at once,” while still another asserted through a hashtag that Givhan was “#notoneofus,” as if she were being banished from the exclusive realm of accepted professional black women.

For their part, a BET representative told Page Six that Givhan had been “invited as a guest (not working press) to moderate a fashion panel,” and noted that her travel and lodging expenses had been paid for by the network.

“She was made aware that it was an intimate conversation in a sacred space of sisterhood and fellowship,” the rep added.

Neither Givhan nor representatives for Obama responded to requests for comment on the report from Page Six.

If the WaPo reporter really was instructed ahead of time that the conversation between Obama and Jarrett was “off the record” and a private affair, but published anyway, then BET was justified in booting her from the remainder of the conference — though the mean-spirited commentary she received on social media still crossed the line.

But if Givhan received no prior warning on the matter — and given the fact that BET itself published the conversation later — then this is just a major display of hypocrisy and unnecessary infighting.

What do you think?


© 2018   Created by Steve - Ning Creator.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service