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While Andy and his commenters are tsk-tsking over some spoken words that hurt nobody -- and are intended to hurt nobody -- they completely ignore appalling brutal incidents like this.
This kind of senseless violence occurs constantly, and can be found in news reports on the 'net virtually every day -- but they are totally ignored by the left, including the civil war left.
An Aussie baseball player shot in the back in Oklahoma, a baby shot in the face in Georgia, a beloved preacher is killed in Memphis for his car, a harmless dog shot and tied to a railroad track ... and on and on and on -- incidents given perfunctory reports in the media, but not frenzied over. The media frenzies over Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown and Eric Garner. But because there are so few white-on-black murders in the country, they also frenzy over Phil Robertson's WORDS and Cliven Bundy's WORDS and Pat Godwin's WORDS. And so does Andy Hall and other floggers and their followers.
Do we begin to see the utter bankrupt morality of the left -- including the civil war left -- occasioned by their race-based ideology?
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They're talking about the Friends of Forrest video interview by The Guardian over on Andy's blog.
Sez somebody posting anonymously as "MsB" -- "This enables a tiny group to embarrass Southerners and by extension all Americans on a global scale."
I left a comment, but Andy has long since been too skeered to post my comments, so I'll put it here to illustrate not only how selectively blind self-styled "anti-racist" anti-heritage folks are, but to show what a hypocrite Andy is:
My comment: "How is it that this tiny, obscure group embarrasses Southerners and Americans on a global scale, but Rachel Jeantel, Sheila Jackson Lee, Maxine Waters, Cornel West, Louis Farrakhan, Jeremiah Wright, Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton and countless other high profile black supremacists making idiotic remarks doesn't embarrass blacks and Americans?"
He won't post it, of course. He's skeered of what I might say. You wouldn't think somebody with Andy's arrogance would be skeered of little ol' me, but there it is.
Here's how it happened. Just before he banned my comments at his usually soporific blog, he told me he was banning me because, "You ... seem to have no interest in doing anything other than finding a way to question the motives, or agenda, or character ... of those who challenge your preferred historical narrative."
Here on Backsass, I replied, "Why, that is partially right! In fact, my purpose is exactly to question the motives, or agenda, or character, of certain folks, but not because they challenge my 'preferred historical narrative.' ... I question the motives, agenda or character of folks who 'civil-war-blog' with a political/racial agenda of stroking their overblown egos and showcasing their own 'anti-racist' credentials by misportraying others as evil racists."
I guess Andy's skeered of having his motives, agenda or character subjected to scrutiny, so I'm outcast from Dead Confederates.
It's a shame, too, because this is a question I would love to pose to self-promoting, puffed-up "anti-racists" because I've never, ever seen any of them address it. You won't see it addressed on any of the usual flogs or the skeered-anonymous blogger at "Restoring the Honor."
Which makes them all colossal hypocrites...