Left has history of drawing lines, lining up offenders

Friday, June 12, 2020
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Billy Davis, Steve Jordahl (OneNewsNow.com)

Hollywood sign on hillsideThe killing of a black man by a Minneapolis police officer has angered the nation but energized the Far Left, which is using social media, university campuses, and public streets to ensure everyone everywhere abides by its definition of truth, tolerance, and equality --- or get a boot to the face.

The new term is “Cancel Culture,” which is what happened to a New York Times editor who was forced to step down after left-wing colleagues went ballistic over the newspaper publishing an op-ed by a Republican senator, Tom Cotton.

J.K. Rowling, the Harry Potter author, is undergoing the same treatment by trans activists livid that she suggested only biological women menstruate and go through menopause. Before the British author angered that unhinged crowd, tennis great Martina Navratilova angered them for defending women’s-only sports that exclude transgender women. 

Rowling is famously liberal, and Navratilova is a lesbian and LGBT icon, but both women crossed a line, drawn by louder Leftists, and became a hated enemy of progress.  

"Celebrate Diversity" bannerIn recent days, the public has witnessed HBO react to George Floyd’s death by pulling the Civil War epic “Gone With the Wind” from its streaming service. The movie could return with a warning for viewers. 

“It's the highest grossing film of all time, when you adjust for inflation,” Joe Concha, media reporter for The Hill, told Fox News this week.

The 1940 film starring Vivien Leigh and Clark Gable won eight Oscars, including one for black co-star Hattie McDaniel, the first African American to win the award.

Antifa at Charlottesville, VA Aug 2017Concha said HBO’s decision to pull the movie, and the cancellation of cop shows “Live PD” and “Cops,” should be concerning to everyone because it appears to be an attempt to "eliminate history" that he has never witnessed before.

Sen. Cotton, whose Times op-ed defended the use of military force to quell riots, told his colleagues the “Cancel Culture” succeeded in firing a UCLA professor who refused to postpone exams for black students. Approximately 20,000 have signed a petition calling him a racist.

The senator said from the Senate floor: 

I will say this: The cancel culture, whether in its Maoist or its Jacobin forms, ultimately is animated by a single idea, that America, at its core, is fundamentally irredeemable and wicked. I reject that claim fully, wholeheartedly. America is a great and noble nation, the noblest nation in the history of mankind, that has struggled throughout our history, imperfectly but ceaselessly, to live up to our founding creed that all men are created equal. The single greatest defense against tyranny, against racism, against oppression.

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