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Andrew Klavan Reveals Why American Political Discourse is So Brutal Today, And The Media Plays a Huge Role

He’s on to something here.

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If you’ve spent more than five minutes on social media, and, for whatever sadistic reason, decided to view the comment section on a news story involving a political topic of some sort, you’ve no doubt witnessed the full expression of the Christian doctrine of total depravity.

Yes, if anyone has any doubts about the absolutely wicked, corrupt nature of mankind, just reading online comments will spell it all out for you pretty clearly.

Why are we so divided these days? Why can’t people seem to have a decent conversation about politics without wanting to bash each other’s brains out?

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Andrew Kalvan might have the answer and it has a lot to do with the media.

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“I think the reason we can’t talk is because the media stands between Left and Right, and 8% of the people, the radical left, are running 85% of the media,” The Daily Wire podcast host explained on Monday’s episode of “The Andrew Klavan Show.” “By the media, I don’t just mean however you’re getting your news, I’m talking about Hollywood, I’m talking about social media. It was amazing to watch social media this weekend; I think a lot of people just took the weekend off and weren’t on it, so the only people who were left were angry people, people who always say ‘I’m so outraged!’ It was endless, and I started to crack up after a while. It was kind of funny.”

Klavan also criticized New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd for calling President Donald Trump the “real American Psycho” and Republicans not supporting the White House “malefactors.”

“What she’s saying here is just because other Republicans attack Trump, doesn’t mean we should like other Republicans; they all stink,” he explained. “The point she is making is hate Trump, but don’t forget to hate all the other Republicans as well. At least that’s honest, they’re not saying, ‘Oh it started with Trump’ — they’re saying we’ve hated you all this time — it never occurs to her that maybe Trump is a reaction to all that hatred she was pouring on people.”

What’s getting in the way? It’s that day after day, speaking to their base, telling them “don’t forget, it’s not enough hate, it’s good that you hate Donald Trump, but you’re not hating enough, you’re not outraged enough, you’re not mean enough.” That’s how we get this stuff, like what’s happening to Tucker Carlson.

Klavan is on to something here.

The hatred these folks have for the right is absolutely nothing new. It’s the way they’ve been for ages now, and they’ve never really been shy about expressing their hatred for conservatives.

And that’s precisely what has led to the slap to the snout the left received from the election of Donald Trump to the presidency. Which, instead of learning their lesson and maybe toning down the hate and learning to actually engage the issues, they’ve turned up the heat even more.

One has to wonder what it’s going to take for these people to get it.

Source: Daily Wire

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Schaftlein Report: Reverse Discrimination Against Asians and Whites is happening all over America

Guest Kenny Xu, President of Color Us United, joins Mark to talk about America’s Asian community.

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Guest: Kenny Xu – President of Color Us United ( ColorUsUnited.org ), Journalist, and author of the new book An Inconvenient Minority: The Attack on Asian American Excellence and the Fight for Meritocracy Topics: 1) Students for Fair Admission versus Harvard lawsuit 2) Diversity Quotas 3) Political and Economic Repression 4) Asian American excellence is essential to reverse America’s cultural decline 5) Crime is out of control in the U.S., Chicago 65 people shot and12 killed over the past 3 days, Black-on-Black crime is at record levels – Mainstream media will not discuss this, they only want to discuss White supremacist which has virtually zero murders – The media is effectively promoting a racist agenda 6) CA to use Federal $’s to pay back rent to Landlords as well as water and electric bills – $75B surplus + $26B Federal stimulus 7) New Jersey School Board reverses decision scrapping the names of holidays after parents engage 8) Liberal Democrats push to extend the Eviction Moratorium – Democrats say it is a Racial Justice Issue  Free rent for low-income minorities 9) In Seattle a Take B(l)ack Pride event wanted to charge Whites $10-$50 in reverse discrimination and to apologize after outrage 10) Sen Sinema – “Filibuster compels Moderation”

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