Encouraging Violence II

IT’S TRUMP’S FAULT!

Republican congressman says TRUMP is partly to blame for ‘demons that have been unleashed’ in lead up to baseball shooting

Rep. Mark Sanford, R-S.C., talked about the role President Trump’s rhetoric played in the hostility that led up to Wednesday’s shooting of Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., and others, in an Alexandria ball field.

‘I would argue that the president has unleashed, it’s partially, again not in any way totally, but partially to blame for demons that have been unleashed,’ Sanford said Thursday on Morning Joe.

The South Carolina congressman-turned-governor-turned-congressman said he’s noticed a discernible difference in how his constituents talk to each other, and thought they might be taking a cue from the top.

We’re at an inflection point,’ Sanford said. ‘There are forces at play that I’ve never seen before over the roughly 20 years I’ve been involved in politics.’

Sanford talked about a recent town hall he hosted at a senior center, which seemingly got out of control.

It ‘was like out of a movie,’ Sanford told the Morning Joe hosts, saying he was shocked by what his constituents said to one another.

Making a broader statement, he lumped some of Trump’s campaign rhetoric in.
‘Whether it’s what I saw at a senior center back home and people saying “FU” and “FU” and “FU” to each other … at a retirement center where they’re going to see each other playing croquet the next day,’ he said.

‘Or with what happened yesterday, again not with what happened, but the fact that, you know, you’ve got the top guy saying “I wish I could hit you in the face, and if not, why don’t you and I’ll pay your legal fees,” Sanford continued.

 

Guess what, cuck, some of us noticed this shift in tone years ago, long before Trump showed up.  People are sick of being constantly attacked and, because they have been, are getting very quick on the eff you draw.  After all, it’s the only argument that works anymore since reason and discussions go nowhere.

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Encouraging Violence

Gun control?  No, how about BernieBro Control.  The media didn’t bother to mention that the “white supremacist” who murdered people in Oregon was a Bernie supporter, but the shooter in Alexandria wasn’t attacking a muslim, he was attacking Republicans so white supremacist is out as an excuse.

Bernie disavows!

‘I have just been informed that the alleged shooter at the Republican baseball practice this morning is someone who apparently volunteered on my presidential campaign,’ Sanders said to a near-empty Senate chamber, speaking for he benefit of C-SPAN and YouTube viewers.

‘I am sickened by this despicable act, and let me be as clear as I can be: Violence of any kind is unacceptable in our society and I condemn this action in the strongest possible terms.’

Just a little problem there, Bernie…

Sanders to faithful: Take down Trump, take over Democratic Party

Bernie Sanders’ permanent “political revolution” rolled into Chicago on Saturday night, as the Vermont senator called on progressive activists gathered here to beat back President Donald Trump’s agenda while remaking the Democratic Party.
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Sanders also took a series of stinging shots at Trump, labeling him “perhaps the worst and most dangerous president in the history of our country” and a habitual liar.

Not what you were going for, Bernie?  But if people truly believe that Trump and the Republicans are horrible, scary, evil people out to destroy them, their lives, and their country, it’s not a big jump from “beating back” to violence.  The liberals already have assassination on their minds.  They’ve been play acting at it with their stabbings and beheadings.  They’re working hard to dehumanize their enemies so big surprise if someone actually decides to turn the play acting into a reality.

But it doesn’t matter who or why or what happened because the left will always dive straight for that too many guns! narrative.

Buckley Should Have Listened

George Will notices that bad people are getting conservatism dirty.

Conservatism is soiled by scowling primitives

In 1950, the year before William F. Buckley burst into the national conversation, the literary critic Lionel Trilling revealed why the nation was ripe for Buckley’s high-spirited romp through its political and cultural controversies. Liberalism, Trilling declared, was “not only the dominant but even the sole intellectual tradition” in mid-century America because conservatism was expressed merely in “irritable mental gestures.” Buckley would change that by infusing conservatism with brio, bringing elegance to its advocacy and altering the nation’s trajectory while having a grand time.

Today, conservatism is soiled by scowling primitives whose irritable gestures lack mental ingredients. America needs a reminder of conservatism before vulgarians hijacked it, and a hint of how it became susceptible to hijacking.
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[Buckley], to his credit, befriended Whittaker Chambers, whose autobiography “Witness” became a canonical text of conservatism. Unfortunately, it injected conservatism with a sour, whiney, complaining, crybaby populism. It is the screechy and dominant tone of the loutish faux conservatism that today is erasing Buckley’s legacy of infectious cheerfulness and unapologetic embrace of high culture.

Chambers wallowed in cloying sentimentality and curdled resentment about “the plain men and women” — “my people, humble people, strong in common sense, in common goodness” — enduring the “musk of snobbism” emanating from the “socially formidable circles” of the “nicest people” produced by “certain collegiate eyries.” Buckley, a Bach aficionado from Yale and ocean mariner from the New York Yacht Club, was unembarrassed about having good taste and without guilt about savoring the good life.

Of course a Yalie elitist is so much better than a back-to-the-land bumpkin farmer–regardless of said bumkin’s own “good taste” or education.  There’s a funny thing, however, about him attacking the “sour, whiney, complaining, crybaby populism” of Whittaker Chambers.  First of all, the idea that Witness is the “canonical text of conservatism” is absurd.  Chambers described himself as “a man of the right” explicitly stating he was NOT a conservative.  There are more than a few passages in Witness that struck me as being close to a proto-alt-right take on things.  All the more reason for Will to hate him.  But most interesting of all is a quote from Chambers included in the forward to the 50th anniversary edition of Witness written by Buckley himself.

[I]f the Republican Party cannot get some grip on the actually world we live in and from it generalize and actively promote a program that means something to the masses of people–why somebody else will.  Then there will be nothing to argue.  The voters will simply vote Republicans into a singularity.  The Republican Party will became like one of those dark little shops which apparently never sell anything.  If, for any reason, you go in, you find at the back an old man, fingering for his own pleasure some oddments of cloth.  Nobody wants to buy them, which is fine because the old man is not really interested in selling.

It’s a wonder Buckley didn’t write him out of the conservative movement–perhaps it is Chambers denial of the lable that saved him.  But it’s more the wonder that Buckley could have included this in his reminiscence and been completely unaware of its implication.  Even fifty years ago Chambers could see where the Republicans were headed.  They haven’t got anything meaningful for the masses and they will be replaced.  Buckley should have listened.

Then again maybe he did.  Maybe he simply didn’t care.  For as Vox Day, one of those scowling primitives, writes, Buckley “was, without question, a significant part of the problem; he was no true soldier of the Right, but rather, the treacherous captain of the Left’s Cuckservative Guard.”  He built up conservatism all right–a conservatism doomed to failure.

GOP Delenda Est

We handed them everything they could have wanted on a silver platter.  And they all cucked.  Rush hits the nail on the head:

So Obamacare gets funded. Sanctuary cities get funded. The EPA gets funded through September. Planned Parenthood gets funded. The wall does not. So if you’re asking yourself, “Why am I voting Republican?” you have a good question. Why is anybody voting Republican, if this is what happens when we win?

It’s not a surprise that they stabbed us in the back.  It’s been clear that the GOP had no interest in winning since they picked McCain as a presidential candidate.  They are indeed merely part of a “bi-factional ruling party.”  And it’s time to get rid of them.