October 11, 2018
Following the Senate’s confirmation vote to elevate Brett Kavanaugh to an associate justice of the Supreme Court, a radical pack of leftist protesters descended on the highest court in the land. Together, some scaled the statues while others clawed and banged on the historic building’s massive bronze doors. By all reasonable accounts, it was a raging mob but the liberal media despised that term. During Wednesday’s edition of his show, the Fox News Channel’s Tucker Carlson chastised the media for their nonsense.
Many Americans have read the classic George Orwell novel 1984 either for school or pleasure, and a key takeaway from the book was the use of something called “newspeak.” Newspeak was the authoritarian control of the language to the point where words had the opposite meaning: peace means war; truth means propaganda. Carlson basically contended that the liberal media’s obsession with denying the existence of the mob fell into this Orwellian model.
He drew viewers’ attention the “Orwellian exchange” between the Daily Beast’s Matt Lewis and CNN host Brooke Baldwin, who refused to let him use the word “mob” to describe what clearly was a mob. “You may have noticed the remarkable similarities between the Democratic Party’s daily talking points and a lot of the political coverage you see from news outlets,” Carlson noted.
They’re yelling at Republicans in restaurants and airports. They’re pounding on the front doors of the Supreme Court. They’re blocking intersections, threatening passersby on the street. This is the youth-wing of the Democratic Party. Yet the Democratic Party’s position is they do not exist, there’s no mobs. Ignore your lying eyes. Well, not surprisingly, the media are suddenly saying exactly the same thing.
And that wasn’t the last time a CNN host threw a fit over the use of the term “mob.” Recalling that “repetition being the heart of propaganda”, Carlson played a soundbite of CNN host Don Lemon flipping out on Lewis when he dared to say Texas GOP Senator Ted Cruz was chased out of a restaurant by a mob.
This article was posted: Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 6:23 am