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Taconicus BS: Rabbis Push FOX to Bust Beck... (178* d) Whittle on blaming conservatives and the Tea Party 30 Jan 11

Since you're interested in philosophy and psychology, Bill…

Someone asked Bill Whittle whether the left was ever going to give up blaming conservatives and the Tea Party movement for violence in our culture. This is what he said.
No, they're not going to give up. This is very clear--it's called prepping the battle space. The left's weapon is shaping the narrative. If you're going to run counter to the truth and common sense in so many areas you've got to have a consistent story and keep telling it. The Tea Party movement, as anyone who has ever attended a Tea Party rally can tell you, are the most decent, kind, gentle, normal people in the world, most of whom have never been to a political rally in their lives. So in order to destroy the Tea Party, you're going to first call them racist – well, that didn't really stick, so you're going to call them stupid – well, that didn't really stick… I know, we'll call them violent. So for the last two years, every time something goes wrong… A guy flies an airplane into a building: "He's a right-winger!" (Oops, no, turns out he's a left-winger.) A guy shoots at the White House: "He's a right-winger!" (No, turns out he's actually a left-winger.) A guy starts shooting in taking hostages at the Discovery Channel: "It's some some right-wing Tea Party nut!" (Whoops, no, turns out he's a left-wing radical environmentalist.) Someone tries to set off a car bomb in Times Square: "Probably a Tea Party nut angry at Obamacare!" (Uh, no, turns out he's an Islamist Jihadist.)

They're going to keep saying it's right wing violence, and they're going to keep preparing people to believe it, and now after all this time, the big lie has been repeated over and over enough times, so many times, that people do believe it even though it's not only untrue, it's actually the antithesis of the truth. Now their fingers are being dragged over the cliff of reality, and their fingernails are in the granite, trying to hold onto this idea that the Tea Party and the right wing are responsible for all this violence.

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