Skip to comments.Andrew Breitbart for the Offense
Posted on 03/05/2012 7:36:48 AM PST by Righting
Among the many things that made Andrew Breitbart a great man was that he played offense. Most of the time warriors for freedom find themselves playing defense. Instead, we should follow Breitbart's example.
So many, many times I have been speaking at anti-jihad events and heard other speakers saying, "We are not racists, we are not bigots, we are not Islamophobes..." This is an understandable impulse: to counter the leftist/Islamic supremacist charges that smear and defame decent people who are trying to defend their freedoms and way of life. But at the same, it is playing on their field, allowing the foes of freedom to set the terms of the debate. Breitbart never did that.
We have allowed the jihadists and Islamic supremacists, and their leftist allies, to put us on the defensive. We're always apologizing, tacitly accepting their narrative and responding to them in the parameters they set up. Even worse, many even among the anti-jihadists eagerly throw their colleagues under the bus -- those colleagues whom the left and the Islamic supremacists have started to zero in on. They're the ones we should be standing up for the most resolutely, for they are drawing fire because they are effective.
Instead of bowing and scraping to the Islamic supremacists and feebly protesting that we're not really racists and hatemongers and all the other calumnies and canards they throw at us, we should be taking the fight to them, and standing up and saying, "You are fronting for the most oppressive ideology on the face of the earth. You are fronting for evil. You are carrying water and running interference for the denial of free speech, the denial of the freedom of conscience, the institutionalized oppression of women, the subjugation of non-Muslims, and worse..
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Right on!! BE BREITBART!
“...he played offense”
Exactly!!! Why don’t Republican leaders do the same?????
They are too busy being worried about re-election.
The big question to me is “What will the American people do, not just the Republican Party.” We have heard Brietbart and we know where he was coming from, but now it’s up to us. Do we sit back and expect one party or the other to do our bidding or do we grab our own boot straps and pull this country of ours back to what it once was?
Republican leaders are of the same cloth as the democrats. They are soft liberals these days. There is no other explanation that could leave us with the likes of Romney, Lindsay Graham, Olympia Snow and Susan Collins.
I like Breitbart’s way. Confront them and put them on defense. Make them the targets of scorn.
Because they are pussies who are afraid of the left throwing a temper tantrum when you say what they don’t want said. Screw the left!
And screw all these spineless leaders the republicans have. The more I see of Rick the more I am taking a dislike to him. He just doesn’t seem to be half as effective as Newt in summing things up and tossing things back in the face of all those obscene “journalists.” I believe that Rick/Newt have a good chance of getting more delegates than Romney and they will work out a deal to deny Mittens the nomination. I just hope if its Rick he all these months under the spotlight will help him be more effective than he is today. Newt on the other hand can deal with the left quite effectively. So I’d rather have him as the nominee despite his “bagage.” Its not the the Marxist in Chief doesn’t have his own bagage!
There needs to be a more ORGANIZED effort to really do that.
I am sure Callista wore a specially chosen Tiffany piece of jewelry for the occasion....Did she pay for it was in her White House budget?
I HAVE done that! I sincerely believe that Romney and Santorum are weaker choices. If I am forced to vote either Romney or Santorum, I will do so, but for now, I do say that I think Newt is the strongest chance....despite OBVIOUS baggage.
For those who care, Newt is the ONLY one who has come out strongly and vocally against the power elite in an issue I care deeply about: the UN Agenda 21.
Who will replace Andrew Breitbart? No one, and everyone.
How many people have started blogs because of him? Started attending townhall meetings with Members of Congress because of him? Started filming their professors because of him? Started questioning the corrupt media because of him? Started speaking out against attacks on our way of life because of him? To go silent now is unthinkable.
Andrew won many battles, but the war rages on. No one man was going to win it, the loss of no one man will lose it.
Mourn the loss of our friend, but honor his memory by picking up a piece of the fight. He wasnt going to be able to win it alone, now, as always, its up to us to win it together. Derek Hunter, TownHall.com
Here’s to hoping he produces some security cam vids from “Man’s Country.”
Not just leaders, but conservatives in general. So many average, everyday conservatives accept the premise of leftists' accusations and questions. They don't know how to go on offense, and they need to learn--fast.
Simple. Because we the people have not forced them to.
He's right. It's time to quit cowering before liberal bullies... and their name calling.
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