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The New Left: Violent, Weak, Juvenile, Cowards

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Posted: Aug 12, 2019 12:01 AM
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The New Left: Violent, Weak, Juvenile, Cowards

Source: Paul Kitagaki Jr./The Sacramento Bee via AP

The Democratic Party of JFK is gone. The days of American civil discourse are over. In their place has risen a disturbing tide of violence and cowardice. Of child-like tantrums in the face of disappointment. Harassing, threatening, and attacking anyone who dares to disagree with them. This is the new left. A collection of violent, weak, juvenile, cowards.

One would think that a party that calls themselves the ‘Democrats’ would be able to handle democracy. You would hope that when, inevitably in a democratic society, a vote, an election, did not go their way, adults would act like adults. Yet such is not the case with the new left. When, following President Trump’s election, supposed adults gathered to literally scream at the sky, yes, the sky, that, however juvenile an action, would be the end of it. You could make sure they are not a school bus driver, then simply laugh at them. But this is the new left. A new left armed with Anitfa, antagonizing politicians, and an apologist and leftist media. This is the new left. Violent, weak, juvenile, cowards.

Antifa, a collection of cowardly, masked neo-fascists. Cut from every sports team they ever tried out for. Rejected by every potential date they ever sought. More likely than not kicked out of their Dungeons & Dragons club for being too weird. Now they appear like magical masked cockroaches to attack, en masse, anyone who disagrees with them. Take the story of Andy Ngo. A conservative reporter covering an Antifa riot in Portland a few weeks ago, Ngo was surrounded by masked Antifa cowards, pepper-sprayed and viciously assaulted. Then there was the case of a lone woman leaving a San Jose Trump rally in 2016. A single woman, leaving a political rally, attacked, assaulted with eggs, spit on, with bottles hurled at her. Andy Ngo, a lone man of slight stature and a lone woman in San Jose, attacked by riotous mobs of masked, weak, cowards. At any other time, and by any other group, this would be called what it is, domestic terrorism. Using intimidation, violence, and threats of violence to influence a political agenda. But this is not any other time and Antifa is not any other group. They are the army of the new left. The new left. Violent, weak, juvenile, cowards.

This summer saw the same sort of attacks at the University of Texas. Incoming freshmen were warned by the same cowards against joining conservative groups. “Hey, #UT23! Do you wanna be famous? If you join YCT or Turning Point USA, you just might be. Your name and more could end up on an article...So be sure to make smart choices at #UTOreientation” was tweeted out, warning 18-year-old freshman not to affiliate with conservative organizations. 75 years ago, 18, 19, 20-something year-olds stormed the beaches of Normandy to protect the world from Nazism. That took courage. That took bravery. That took integrity. Threatening freshman from joining groups with which the new left disagrees is the opposite. It is cowardly and weak. This is the new left. Violent, weak, juvenile, cowards.

If this sort of cowardly, violent, behavior was limited to the mindless idiots of Antifa, that would be bad enough. But this sort of violence and juvenile behavior is not only condoned but encouraged, by Democrat Members of Congress. Last week, Joaquin Castro (D-TX) decided it was not only appropriate but wise, to tweet out the names and businesses of Trump donors. Castro, of course, claims he was not attempting to incite violence or intimidation. What exactly did he expect to ensue from his doxxing of political donors? As it turns out, some of the very donors he outed were, in fact, his own. This sort of violent discourse follows Democrat Congresswoman Maxine Waters’ earlier call to arms. In June, Waters grabbed a megaphone to encourage her supporters to, “If you see anybody from that cabinet in a restaurant, in a department store, at a gasoline station, you get out and you create a crowd. You push back on them. Tell them they’re not welcome anymore, anywhere!”. This is not political discourse. This is not embracing democratic values. This is not acceptable. But this is the new left. Violent, weak, juvenile, cowards.

Still, this extremist rhetoric and calls to violence go beyond even the Antifa cowards and the hateful politicians. The liberal media freely back the extremism and hate, all the while shielding the realities of the new left from the public at large. Last week, MSNBC’s Nicole Wallace stated, on-air, “Trump is talking about exterminating Latinos”. A statement she made up out of thin air, solely for the purpose of incitement. Her very same network allowed a guest, Elie Mystal, to call for violence at a Trump fundraiser’s house. “I want pitchforks and torches outside this man's house in the Hamptons!” Mystal declared in response to an American citizen hosting an event for the American President. This is the new left.

This is a new world we are living in, one with a new left in this country. Violent, weak, members of Antifa, attacking and threatening anyone that they disagree with, provided that they can find them alone, isolate them, and attack 15 on 1 like true cowards. Democrat politicians calling for harassment and violence to further their democratically rejected agendas. A leftist media freely fanning the flames of hate and violence. The Democrats claim that they want to re-capture this country from Trump. They should begin by trying to re-capture their own party from what it has become.  The new left. Violent, weak, juvenile, cowards.