Watching the news in the aftermath of the election has been amusing.
Protesters are marching in the streets because… democracy happened and they lost.
European News shows (especially D.W.) are full of angst and anxiety. Oh The Horrors!! Someone who doesn’t give a damn about their P.C. fixation, who cares about America, and who can’t be bought by the likes of Soros, might actually be making decisions in America’s best interest!!! Will Germany need to go it alone? (they actually asked if the E.U. would be able to ‘count on America’ or would the E.U. have to go it alone; but clearly they know that the E.U. is just a playground for The New Holy Roman German Empire…) A good 5 minutes or so was spent on the necessity to assume that they were on their own, and only if the U.S.A. proves otherwise, then maybe, expect it to be there for the “E.U.”…
MSNBC and CNN were giving LOTS of coverage to the “protests” (none at all to the organizing groups and how many were paid, though one CNN show did denigrate Trump and his “tweet” for suggesting something vaguely bad… I think it was “protests. How unfair.” or equally tame) even though we know from Wikileaks and other sources that the Soros Machine drives the planned staged “street theatre” that is the “protest”. See the history of the Color Revolutions. This is an old tired show.
Personally, I have an even easier way to tell. Spontaneous protests have variety and a bit of wandering lack of direction. Organized (i.e. bought and paid for) protests have a certain sameness. The “Play Book” makes it so. So for this batch, clearly the business plan said to occupy freeways. You just don’t have 4 groups on opposite sides of the country simultaneously and spontaneously go to key freeways, shut down traffic, and then form mobs or chains of folks across them to keep them closed. No, these are planned and organized events of street theatre. That takes time and money. So “what to hit” had to be worked out at least a day ago (more likely 2 or 3), logistics worked out, and communications done to the participants (since the first “news” of them is when they are already underway, it isn’t an organic response to the news…)
Guess what, Street Theatre People: We are on to you. We’ve seen the emails and the undercover videos. We know the organizations who do the money laundering from Soros. We know that the Major Media are in the same pocket, so we know this is nothing but a Fraud and a Show for the nightly propaganda passing as news.
Now don’t get me wrong, I’m sure for many (perhaps even most) of the folks out there, they really are emotionally blobs of simpering misery. Only about 1 in 5 or 1 in 10 is usually a paid organizer / agitator. The others are “useful idiots” in the jargon of that business. People of weak emotional control thus easily ‘lead’ and agitated. So, yeah, I’m certain you really do think this is the end of the world as you know it and that Trump is the devil incarnate and starting tomorrow there will be death squads on campus. I also know that maybe you need to lay off the “self medication” for a while… and seek professional help.
After all that was exposed, all the collusion and all the back room deals and all the identified organizational structure, after all of that, you think this crap is still going to sell? Really? Sheesh. I turned off the video and decided sitting by myself at the keyboard was more interesting and certainly more informative. (Hey, when the “news” is false, that is negative information. Null information is a greater quantity of truth than lies and negative information…)
Just to be clear: Clue Stick Alert!!! Whack Whack WHACK WHACK whack!
We KNOW the likes of CNN, MSNBC, PBS, etc. etc. are all telling porkies and are pedaling an agenda. While 6 months ago it was a suspicion, now it is a known fact. You were caught in the act several times. Reputation is now entirely gone and replaced with a striped suit of prison garb and overhead is a large flashing neon sign of Paid Celebrity Endorser for Defective Products. At this point I wouldn’t even buy it if you said it was cold or raining in December without looking out the window first to see for myself.
We KNOW the likes of the “protesters” are just the Rent A Mob “usual suspects” at the core, with a halo of Useful Idiots wrapped around it. We’ve seen the plans, the emails, the coordination, the $1500 payment to incite violence.
We KNOW that the world will not end, the sun will rise tomorrow, and no matter who is President, the country muddles through one way or another. Heck, we survived 8 years of a Community Organizer trying to destroy the place… having a builder who likes to fix things can’t be all that bad.
Personal Advice to Snowflakes
For those Snowflakes simpering about the lack of a Safe Zone anywhere off campus, please note: Those of us who have had to deal with Real Life ™ for a while know that it does not come with “trigger warnings” nor “safe zones”. Real Life hits you square in the face with a 20 pound frozen turd and you just have to deal with it. One small example: I lost a front tooth from a whack in the face on a swimming pool slide. There’s no warnings on that kind of thing in life. I just got to “suck it up” and go to the dentist for a crown.
I’ve been blown up, blind and deaf (since recovered most all of it), and wrecked a car; and now I’m getting old. You too will get old. Think it is emotionally tough losing an election? Try losing parts of your body and finding out you can’t do the things you love most anymore, like dance and sing (arthritis is a bitch and singing deaf not so good). That is in your future. Try finding out which friends died this year. After that, Trump vs Hillary is hardly as big a deal as finding out you forgot to buy breakfast cereal. ( I actually care about not having breakfast cereal and it will have a real and noticed impact on my day. Unlike Trump vs Hillary.)
In short: Grow up. I’m tired of being your baby sitter and cleaning up your messes.
I don’t really have any.
Best I could suggest is closing shop and going into advertising, it is suited to your skills. I don’t see any way at all to recover anything approaching a decent reputation. Your brands are “toast” as anything truthful. We kind of already knew PBS was strongly biased some decades back, but now we know it is dishonest, and has cheats and liars too. CNN and MSNBC even worse.
Honorable Mention to Fox and Fox Business: Somehow they seem to have avoided the scandal. (Perhaps being ostracized by the Loony Side Of Left was accidentally protective.) They have also kept cool and professional while having buckets of verbal slime dumped on them by folks later found to be cheats, liars, and paid shills and protesters (some of them paid to be violent). Yes, they have a pro-Trump bias, but it is clearly stated as that. They claim their “news” is unbiased and their “commentary” is expected to have an editorial direction. One Small Problem is they run on East Coast time, and by the time folks out here on the Left Coast wake up and turn on the TV, “news” is over… So I pretty much only ever see their commentary programs. In any case, they have kept out of the email and ‘coordination of questions’ scandals.
Maybe you could try being more like them… Though it will take a lifetime for folks to forget what you did. (i.e. we will all have to ‘pass on’ and be replaced by the young and naive… and they need to have the historic video kept away…)
It might also help for you to stop hanging out with only Left Wing Literature Majors in the urban core of Progressive Socialist Cities. Spend some time in a biker bar. Go to a tractor pull. Eat pulled pork off a food wagon at the rodeo. Actually spend time talking to people in “flyover country”. Maybe even get a part time job doing manual labor, just so know what is involved in it. Or, heck, just try to fix your own toilet when it stops up… or rotate your own tires (use your car jack in the driveway…) It won’t fix your damaged reputation but it might “clarify the mind”.
Frankly, you’all are so out of touch with the everyday reality of Real Life, just about anything you do to get immersion in it would be an improvement.
Oh, and stop trying to “make the story” and just do a workman like job of objectively describing events.
Dear Rest Of World
Look, you need not be in a panic over Trump. He’s just a regular guy kind of person who likes to fix things and build things. He had his kids learn how to drive tractors and park cars and mow lawns. (Really, they had to work at minimum wage doing every job in the place…) That kind of person hates waste and hates having things broken for no gain. When you spend your life building things, you know just how hard that is, and breaking them is just repugnant.
So he’s not going to run around starting wars, dropping bombs, or firing off nukes if it can at all be avoided. Now folks like ISIS will not avoid instigating damage, and in those circumstances you “knock it off” as fast as possible. When a pipe breaks, you shut off the water NOW to avoid any more damage; and immediately start cleaning up the place. He will take care of those wars thrust on him in the same way. Fast, effective, and over.
Now you have some kind of $200 Billion a Year slush fund you want to fund “Climate Junkets” via the UN, well, yeah, he’s going to piss in that soup. It’s just a blatant waste of money. Sorry, but I’m not going to feel sorry about that. So something like that may well “Gore your Ox” but that’s because you were being evil, not him.
So if you are a cockroach living off the drippings of too much money flow, well, OK, you have something to worry about as he turns on the lights and sets off a bug-mister. Everyone else, it’s a big improvement.
So all you Snowflakes melting in your own tears, and all you Media Types reading your DNC / Soros issues Talking Points and fretting for effect, and all you foreign country types worried what a President Trump will do: He’s going to build up America, preserve and increase value, and clean the vermin out of the kitchen. So only vermin have anything really to worry about… Oh, wait…