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June 22, 2020

San Francisco Allows Antifa and BLM Rioters to Topple Statue of President Ulysses S. Grant, Who Won the War Against the Confederacy

Do Rich Lowry, Phil Klein, and the rest of the Twitter Virtue Signalling Surrender Caucus still think they can appease the crocodile by feeding him one limb at a time?


We're well past the point of simply removing Confederate monuments or statues to slaveholders now. U.S. Grant was born into an abolitionist family. He married the daughter of a slave-holding family. That family gifted him a single slave, whom Grant freed while he himself was destitute in 1859. Grant could have sold the slave, whose name was William Jones, for a profit. He chose to set him free instead, well before the Civil War.

They also tore down the statue of... Francis Scott Key, writer of the National Anthem. And a Catholic saint, St. Junipero Serra.

Hey Rich Lowry -- you're the editor of a historically Catholic magazine, right?

Do you have anything to say about the wisdom of permitting some statues to be lawlessly toppled now?

And Phil Klein -- which limb should we feed the crocodile next?

Meanwhile, David Marcus -- who frankly used to be a real c*ck -- is steadily into awokening.

There is no need to name names. The so-called conservatives who have been coddling mindless calls to destroy public art know who they are. So do the rest of us. These are the reasonable conservatives, the good ones, so ever careful not to be called racist. They had a compromise in mind because they always do. Throw the Confederate statues under the bus and we can save the rest. Well.

Friday night, a statue of Ulysses S. Grant was toppled. Also the statue of a Catholic saint. Do you know who is to blame? It is not the hordes of progressives with ropes and chains; it is every conservative who thought those Jacobin lunatics could be appeased by just tearing down certain statues. It is a metaphor for the fecklessness of an American right too cowed to stand up for itself.


I get it. You see, these conservatives don't want to be called names. I mean, nobody enjoys that. But here’s the thing: after you write your little op-ed about how of course the evil Confederate statues have to come down, they still think you’re a racist. They just think you are a spineless one.

Marcus makes a great point: Everyone who reads 1984 by Orwell imagines himself as Winston Smith, the lone brave man standing up against a corrupt, thought-controlling system.

But are our Weak Sister "Conservatives" more like Winston Smith or more like the evil mob that has learned to love Big Brother?

And the shallow conservatives, who thought by damning Robert E. Lee they could save Thomas Jefferson, are doing little more than suggesting that maybe two plus two equals four and a half, or something.

As the little fascist leftists like to say, "We see you." We see the retweets from writers at Vox; we see the protestations that you are "one of the good ones." And what are the wages of these sad genuflections? What did you get out of the deal? Are they going to come support you now that the Founding Fathers are up against the wall? Nope. They will throw you right up against the wall with them as you insist how reasonable you are.

To these fair-weather friends, I have a message: This is your fault.

Again, read the whole thing.

Unbelievably, even the neocono RINO grifter outfit Commentary gets it more than the rest of the Conservative, Inc. pansies.

To rewrite the present, the mob has rewritten the past. They have forced upon us a distorted and grotesque version of American history. With the support of corporations and education boards, school textbooks and curricula tell of an unredeemable America founded not on the promise of human liberty but human bondage. What's more, this history discounts the transformative progress on racial equality for which Americans--black and white--have given their lives.

Through the violent politicization of all aspects of American life, the mob aims to destroy the country as we know it and replace it with a new one--an anti-America that trades speech for violence, police for thought police, a free press for an indoctrination network, and the respect due the citizen for the obeisance owed the mob.

There is one way to stop the unraveling: Refuse the mob. We have seen again and again that the mob comes only for those who hope to please it. And when it does, no amount of apology will save you.< We stand against the mob and all its aims. We stand against the chaos and violence, the silencing of debate, the purging of heretics, the rewriting of history, and the destruction of the greatest country in the world. We will defend the most majestic achievement of humankind, the United States of America, against the most ignoble impulse in human history, to tear down that which is good.


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