Analysis: Now all the rioters need is strong leader

Friday, August 28, 2020
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Steve Jordahl (OneNewsNow.com)

Stalin and child Soviet posterAfter months of violent protests and wild riots left American cities with burned-out businesses and fleeing homeowners, an author and military analyst says America is experiencing a street revolution that began in a college classroom.

“In these cultural revolutions, we go through a series of steps,” explains Bob Maginnis. “The monument takedown, the change of curriculum, the shuttering of churches…And eventually they do turn on actual people.”

It is no secret that far-left professors have influenced generations of middle-class students, who are now waging war in the streets, in what they see as a class struggle to defeat the Western “white patriarchy” that they claim is the source of all the world’s problems.

"Republican Hate Kills" nutty bannerCampus watchdogs such as The Campus Fix document such indoctrination, thanks in part to students who speak out at risk of punishment, and even physical assault, on a campus where students are too soft to listen to an opposing view and also violently attack those they disagree with. 

Historians such as Professor Paul Kengor have warned the trained, genuine Marxists understand their revolution depends on hijacking popular causes, such as the recent demand for racial justice and police reform, but their goal remains a violent revolution that overthrows the existing government. 

The Communist Manifesto, in fact, states that "Communists everywhere support every revolutionary movement against the existing social and political order of things."

What is missing now, Maginnis says, is a single strong leader to take charge. That, he says, is when you get someone like Mao Zedong, or Pol Pot, or Joseph Stalin, and then a revolution that claims to seek justice and equality consumes a nation.

BLM logo Black Lives MatterMoa, incidentally, was a wandering intellectual when a professor introduced him to New Youth, a revolutionary newspaper. 

Pol Pot, himself an intellectual, joined a Marxist-Leninist group while studying in Paris. He was later trained by Chinese leaders in that country before returning to Cambodia and launching a civil war. 

According to Maginnis, these same revolutionaries always turn on each other in a fight for power. 

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