British news outlets are disallowing comments on ‘controversial’ subjects, namely race, Islam, and immigration. This is not news really; it’s been gradually happening for some time as we’ve noticed comments being shut down when politically incorrect views appeared in the comment boxes.
The ‘American’ media (made up mostly of ‘diversity’ and AA reporters it would seem, hence my scare quotes around the word American) have in many cases not been accepting comments on such articles for some time,
They pretend that they are making heroic efforts to fend off the non-PC villains who disagree with the party line. Note this part from the linked article:
“Despite valiant efforts by the moderators to repel the bigots, threads on three separate opinion pieces had to be closed after barely two hours. The bullies had won.”
[Emphasis above is mine.]
Nice turning of the tables. Who are the ‘bigots‘, Mr. Pritchard? Who are the ‘bullies‘? Who is being ‘valiant‘?
The self-described journalists used to assert that their job was simply to report facts. Who, what, where, when. Maybe ‘why’. An op-ed piece was another thing. However most alleged ‘news’ articles in today’s lying press are barely disguised op-ed pieces, loaded with bias and unsupported assertions, often written by people who cannot be impartial, and who are in fact hired to represent what is called in today’s PC cant ”underserved minorities’ or ‘underserved communities’. Someone who is born of immigrant parents, or is himself an immigrant, usually has emotion-based biases which prevent an objective, factual approach, yet the media deliberately seek out ‘persons of color’ to write on race, immigrants to write on immigration, and Moslems to write on Islam. Note the bylines on many such pieces. People are hired because of their race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, and sexual ”orientation”, and are hired to express a subjective point of view which is usually hostile to the majority population. They are paid to stack the deck against the majority and against the traditional point of view.
The media constitute gigantic echo-chambers in which those employed in that field reinforce each other in their monolithic worldview. They have a huge ‘us-vs.-them’ complex, and we, their supposed audience and customer base, are being told to shut up. Our ideas and attitudes are not welcome, and will not be tolerated. Our opinions and feelings are anathema.
The left, which includes the media, government, and education at all levels, are letting it be known that they will continue to preach at us from their respective bully pulpits, and we are only to listen and conform, because we have no right to be heard. They are determined that only one point of view is to be heard or permitted. We are seeing how the johnny-come-lately ‘social media’ are now acting as censors, in tandem with law enforcement in places like The Netherlands and Scotland and Canada. Those who express the wrong point of view are visited or phoned by the Law and told that their comments on things like immigration must stop or they will face criminal prosecution.
And people like Stephen Pritchard think they are being ‘valiant’ in suppressing critical comments, (“repelling the bigots”)? Who are the bigots here?
Those who dissent from the politically correct party line of today hardly have the megaphone; our views are not allowed in mainstream media unless some ‘right-wing’ guest is invited on a show to be used as a verbal punching bag or an object of derision.The other side, however, having a stranglehold on the media, can impose its views on the rest of us on every news channel and arm of the media 24/7/365. The leftist media are not much different from the tantrum-throwing college students who scream about their ‘safe space’ being violated, demanding that any reminder of opposing ideas be banished and punished.
But if the delicate creatures who work in the media can’t be asked to tolerate opposing points of view, and if they are not mature enough to withstand criticism of their dogmas, to be fair (don’t liberals bleat about ”fairness” all the time?) they should make a deal with us: they must stop talking about and ‘reporting’ about race, immigration, and Islam. Their ”reporting” is just stark, naked propaganda at this point and it’s as intolerable to us as the equivalent propaganda was to the citizens of the old Soviet Union.
Media people: stop reporting those ‘controversial’ subjects on which you preach to us constantly. It makes people exasperated and angry. Just shut up about those subjects (there is no truth in your ‘reports’ anyway). We can see for ourselves, with our own eyes, what is being done to our countries, and we don’t need those who deem themselves our ‘betters’ to tell us how to think and what to think.
I’m all in favor of a media blackout on race, immigration, and Islam.
But it’s not going to happen because the globalist regime has to keep up the barrage of conditioning lest people see for themselves and start thinking for themselves. Some of us already do that, and we are the ones whose views are silenced, lest our ideas be contagious.
And if these feared ideas spread it will be because they line up with reality and traditional common sense and truth.
Truth is always ”hate” to those who hate the Truth.