The mainstream media has already revealed in 2019 their new agenda to align with the far-left wing of the Democratic Party. No longer is it enough to slander, falsely accuse, and attempt to silence conservatives. Now they are going after Christians.
The Covington Catholic controversy demonstrated this clearly. After the media’s lies were disproven time and time again, they eventually regressed into promoting the hashtag #ExposeChristianSchools. This hashtag was created to “tell how traumatizing those bastions of bigotry are,” referring to Christian schools as a whole.
The media and the far-left claim to be fighting to expose bigotry, but, ironically, all they are doing is exposing their own bigotry in the process.
The Covington Catholic controversy happened in late January and was entirely the result of the mainstream media promoting a blatantly false narrative. The whole incident started when a Native American man approached a group of students, some of who were wearing “Make America Great Again” hats and started banging a drum in their faces. He and his fellow protesters proceeded to confront the boys, hurling a variety of insults at them, thus fueling the controversy.
The Native American man who started the incident, Nathan Phillips, then proceeded to lie about the events that transpired, on national television, saying the boys confronted him, they were hurling insults at him and that he feared for his life. This was almost immediately discovered to be false, and the video that allegedly corroborated his story was selectively edited, yet it was still promulgated by the mainstream media.
After the narrative was exposed as false, did the attacks stop? No, they pushed forward and people continued to attack the boys, the school, and the Diocese. Some even called for the children’s identity to be exposed, and for them to be harassed, physically assaulted, or killed.
They conjured up fake stories, one of which accused the students of wearing “black face,” simply because they attended a “black-out” basketball game, something very common in high schools across the country.
After all of these stories were proven to be false, the New York Times then promoted the hashtag #ExposeChristianSchools, which again, was intended to “tell how traumatizing those bastions of bigotry are,” referring to Christian schools.
This attack on Christianity and Christian institutions is blatant and disturbing, but it’s nothing new.
Just two weeks prior to the incident, Second Lady Karen Pence announced that she had returned to teach art at a Christian school where she taught 12 years prior. Upon hearing this, the media went insane. They once again attempted to expose the alleged bigotry, citing the school’s beliefs on the nature of marriage and sexual identity. In reality, these beliefs are long-standing beliefs that have existed in the Church for centuries.
In December 2018, Sen. Kamala Harris and Sen. Mazie Hirono asserted that Trump nominee Brian Buescher’s membership in the Knights of Columbus would prevent him from ruling objectively, and therefore could disqualify him from serving on the Federal court. The Knights of Columbus is a Catholic fraternal service organization, not a cult.
And who could forget Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s disparaging comment that the media continued to promote, during the 2017 confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the Seventh Circuit Court, when she said, “The dogma lives loudly within you, and that’s a concern.”
Do you know what the real concern is? The mainstream media and the far-left of the Democratic party, promoting an openly anti-Christian narrative by attacking children, private institutions, and public servants for their privately held beliefs.
This is not the American way. We cannot and should not stand for this.
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