Skip to comments.New York Times Warns Purging of Monuments May ‘Mobilize the Right and Alienate the Center'
Posted on 08/27/2017 2:05:03 PM PDT by Gamecock
As the alt-left, supported by members of the Democratic Party, look to tear down more and more monuments across America, the New York Times is warning that the increasing scope of the lefts iconoclasm may be alienating centrists and mobilizing the right. In an article Friday about the movement to rip down monuments and images in the wake of the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, this month, the Times says the disputes have proliferated with dizzying speed and suggests that the lefts fervor has started to produce questionable results:
The article goes on to say that as the campaign moves past Confederate monuments, and begins to encompass a number of other grievances, they have become to some an example of politically correct sentiments gone too far, with the potential to mobilize the right and alienate the center.
Now, with Trump looking to be accurate in his assessment, some Democrats are getting nervous. The Times article cites Paul Begala, a Democratic strategist who warned that the Democrats are driving straight into a trap Trump has set.
While I understand the pain those monuments cause, Begala said, I just think it in some ways dishonors the debate to allow Trump to hijack it.
Begala and the Times apparent nervousness is supported by recent polls that show significant public opposition to the purging of the statues.
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And we thank you NYT for your imput. s/
Gee. Ya Think?
Seems kinda late for that warning.
a Democratic strategist who warned that the Democrats are driving straight into a trap Trump has set.
NYT has it right for all the wrong reasons.
Eff U NY Slimes
Mobilize the Right and Alienate the Center’
Translation: Pees off everyone who isn’t a Pinko.
This purge is no different than what ISIS, the Taliban, and Al Qaeda have been doing. It’s a sign of a mental disorder.
Hey, if they’re going to eliminate statues, shouldn’t they eliminate books, school books, all government references, movies, news reports, museum or historical references?
Once this is done, those who wish to can simply deny it ever happened.
After all, where would the proof be?
nah, not a chance. Keep doing what you’re doing Dems.
“Now, with Trump looking to be accurate in his assessment, some Democrats are getting nervous. The Times article cites Paul Begala, a Democratic strategist who warned that the Democrats are driving straight into a trap Trump has set.”
Haaaaahaaaahaaaaaaa........yeah, Trump set the trap. What trap was that? How did Trump make these fools go out and act like lawless thugs?
Horse... barn... They have already alienated the “center”, and even the left.
George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four
I’ve been mobilized for decades.
Just waiting for events to catch up to me.
So the people at the Times are in favor of tearing down monuments. They just don’t want to see Trump gain politically from this. They are afraid of backlash, perhaps?
Another proof that the NSM plays with much fewer cards than a full deck.
The left will pay.
One way or another.
Yep, and all brought to us by the self-proclaimed omnipotent Left.
There’s no public discussion leading to an election where an individual promised to do things like this gets elected.
This mob simply takes matters into their own hands and destroys things with reckless abandon.
It’s just evil.
Ipad typing sux.
NAZIs did it. Communists did it and do it. Totalitarinas must eradicate all knowledge of history lest people understand that their schemes are unworkable or at least lead only to famine and slavery for those not in The Party. And even the ruling Oligarchy must shrink as resources collapse and fewer and fewer of them can live in splendour.
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