This “America is evil” pedagogy began in the ‘40s, exploded during the ‘60s, and has now come to dominate American university classrooms, including the journalism schools. If the news coverage of Super Tuesday is any indication, the Marxist agenda has deeply influenced American culture, the media in particular. Reporters are consistently basing their coverage on identity politics rather than the candidates’ character and policy ideas. Millions of average Americans as well are viewing this election through the prism of race/class/gender and calling for an ill-defined “change.” Why would people clamor for “change,” not knowing what “change” means, unless they believed the entire system is hopelessly corrupt? What an opportunity for a demagogue to promise “change,” win the election, and then claim a mandate to enact whatever policies he or she wants, even policies the public would never support.
Missing in this media-wide obsession with demographics and identity groups is coverage of the most important issue in this election: What do the candidates want to do with the Presidency? Naturally the networks ought to mention the historical significance of the Clinton and Obama candidacies, but in the end symbolism is less important than ideology, moral values and political agendas. Where do the candidates plan to lead us?
America is a nation made up of hundreds of racial, national, and religious groups. We have no common ethnic heritage to bind us together, so we must uphold a common set of civic values or risk being Balkanized.
By focusing so heavily on identity group politics, the media are driving us apart, not bringing us together. Those Marxist profs must be smiling.
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