Skip to comments.The 'Real Boy' of Fake PBS
Posted on 06/23/2017 4:34:40 AM PDT by Kaslin
Liberals made a big deal out of the report that Fox News has dropped its old slogan "Fair and Balanced." The liberal media always made a mockery out of it, rejecting it as "false balance." It's "false balance" because the conservative view is false. From their arrogant viewpoint, only the "truth" is worth reporting.
That same worldview infects public broadcasting, which has been a left-wing propaganda project from its very beginnings in President Lyndon B. Johnson's days. They passed the Public Broadcasting Act with a meaningless rhetorical bow to fairness and balance, and liberals made sure any legislative teeth in that law were pulled.
The gender deconstructionists on the left are now using PBS to solely push their viewpoint. On June 19, the documentary film series "Independent Lens" aired a one-hour film called "Real Boy." The star, naturally, is a transgender boy named Bennett who was born a girl named Rachael, and his goal in this film was "top surgery," known in less euphemistic terms as breast amputation.
The "balance" in this film was Bennett's mother, Suzy, who the LGBT activists on the "NBC Out" news and information section of NBC News described as "frustratingly apprehensive." Inside the LGBT media bubble, acceptance is mandatory. They routinely employ emotional blackmail: Resistance is worse than futile; it encourages self-loathing, and even suicide.
Inevitably, as a PBS documentary would, it shows how Suzy comes around to support the amputation, as a fellow mother of a trans boy tells her: "We just have to support them and love them, love them through it. That's all you can do." They cannot be told they're mistaken.
Gushy music plays in the background, as Suzy continues to be pushed. The mother says: "There's so many other people in this world that would love to bring them down. We just have to make sure we're not any of those people."
"Those people" means people who accept that allegedly oppressive binary view of gender.
Bennett's father and sister do not support the amputation, so they're off camera. They "bring people down." In one scene, Bennett tells his father over the phone, "I'm not interested in arguing with you." Then he hangs up and yells, "My f------ family!"
Bennett is a musician, and early on in the film, he sings a song with lyrics that include, "If the skin your soul embodies doesn't seem to fit quite right, and you hate what their god gave you, fear not my love."
God is not a favorite at PBS. This is certainly part of what Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI meant when he denounced a "dictatorship of relativism." A religious view, or even a common sense nonreligious view of how the human race was created -- male and female -- is cast aside as hateful and discriminatory ... and not worth air time on a TV network funded by the taxpayers. Relativism will allow no rebuttal.
The film was funded through the "Independent Television Service," a PBS offshoot that subsidizes documentaries, which are overwhelmingly leftist. The Corporation for Public Broadcasting claims it helps "inform civil discourse essential to American society." Translation: It creates essential change.
Shaleece Haas, the maker of "Real Boy," is upset that there isn't a glut of pro-transgender propaganda films and claims that the media part of the cultural revolution isn't sufficient. She says: "It does not solve the problem of homophobia and transphobia, of all the various forms of hatred ... alongside storytelling, we really need to be working to create safe, inclusive spaces, in our schools, communities, in our institutions."
The cultural revolution will be televised ... and then it will be imposed. Dissenters will pay for the privilege of being denounced. Then the left will complains that conservatives hate democracy.
The real problem for Fox News is the Murdoch boys...Dumb and Dumber
Endless propaganda at taxpayer expense. Planned Parenthood of the airwaves.
Given the tenor of the piece why does Bozell continually refer to this girl as “he”?
Nobody watches s show about midwives.
Wait just a minute! I was told very recently that "resistance" is the goal these days!
[Never mind, we all know everyone must follow their rules..or else].
At any rate, the self-loathing is already evident in the fact that a male or female would so strongly desire to amputate their body parts. The consensus used to be that they needed psychiatric help, but now they're running the show.
Is anyone else struck by the contrast?
Any little boy/girl who wishes to be the other is to be agreed with and allowed any manner of operation regardless.
Yet an adult homosexual who wishes to receive counseling to become straight cannot receive such counseling, as it is illegal to provide it.
Up is down....black is white....good is bad.....
Hmmmm? Everything you didn’t want to know about crazy children and their more crazy enabling parent in this particular case.
I have a more realistic view. You think you are what???????????? You are contemplating what?????????? Isn’t that like cutting off your tits to spite your body? Are you insane???????????
Listen you little jackwagon, if you think I am going to support this shist, you have no idea who controls the purse strings. It’s time you got your mind right before all heck breaks lose and you become a suicide statistic. I made you and God was a participant, and if you think I take issue with the result and am going to assist in a radical change that I know is harmful physically and mentally, just what the hell do you think my reaction should be????????????? You have a fifty fifty chance of getting it right. I’m waiting.
Guess I’m showing my age if not something else.
Something that should have been an easy debate to win the lib kept claiming that ‘immigrants’ dont get any welfare now.
What should have been the easiest debate in the world Carson kept letting him shift the debate to illegals because they don't get nearly as much of our $$$ as legals do.
Debating 101 Carson: you don't let your opponent set the terms of your argument.
If he claims that immigrants cant get welfare now then keep asking him why he opposes the ideal of cutting them off,
If none of them (legals) get any welfare type benefits now and they are all doctors, lawyers, engineers and scientists as his opponent claimed then keep asking him why he opposes cutting off what he says they don't get now ?.
I had a lib here try that same argument with me here in person.
Sad that FNC has become the home of the inept.
There are two sexes - XX and XY - female and male.
Everything else is varying flavors and degrees of mental illness.
There ARE two sexes, but many genetic anomalies. BUT, all those gender anomalies fall into one of the two sexes anyway.
“I tried to watch Tucker Carson last night and like every night he tried debating a left winger,...”
Tucker is not that good. He gets stuck on a little thing and misses the big picture. When he can’t get the response he wants, he makes a comment while laughing and moves on. I have tried, and he has his moments, but he is just OK.
Which fully emphasizes the fact that leftist/democrats are the real science deniers of the day.
Very well said.
Yup, the inmates are running the asylum.
I been noticing that for many weeks but last night I had to turn it off.
He took such an easy position to debate: “Trump's proposed 5-year welfare ban” and ...ed it up.
Here CNN claims it already law yet we all know that most refugees automatically go on welfare immediately, and that they are forced on us in recent cases by liberal judges..
Several categories of legal immigrants are exempt from the five-year ban on accessing government welfare programs, including children, refugees and veterans of the US military.
Trump's proposed 5-year welfare ban for immigrants is already law(June 23, 2017 CNN )
If its already law then why oppose it?
“Yup, the inmates are running the asylum.”
Definitely so, but we don’t have to accept it. Resistance is the word of the day.
The rainbow was established as a covenant ... that has not changed, it will not change, no matter how many flags they wave or how many city crosswalks they are successful in having painted.
God created male and female ... let them argue with Him.
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