On the people front, doctors have been quoted, as saying that there is a 100% chance that Rep. Giffords will live. That is a miracle in and of itself, and I think we should pray for the fullest possible recovery. Also, lets not forget the other victims, and their families.
As for the propaganda aspect of this tragedy, I have been suggesting that the “progressives,” and their media lapdogs have been hitting this so hard and so often, that it’s going to backfire. At the time of this writing, I can, at the very least, say that they are spinning…their wheels, that is. A poll from CBS was released showing that only 32% of Americans believe that “overheated rhetoric” caused the shooting in Arizona last Saturday. Basically, the talking points went out, the talking heads hit print, the internet, and the airwaves in lockstep, and they failed. Not only did they fail, they couldn’t even get on third of all Americans to agree with their nonsense.
I had to take a moment to let that sink in. They have three broadcast networks, multiple cable news networks, the biggest newspapers and magazines in all of the dinosaur media, and all the websites that George Soros can fund. They are all preaching the same line. They went at it with unsurpassed intensity. They quoted each other, used the same talking points, and echoed it repeatedly. And in the end, only 32% of the people agree with them? That’s all? They did, of course, “program” their base, but they appear to have accomplished nothing else (unless you want to consider that they knocked us off of policy and on to this).
The MSM is dying. If they used all of that coordination, all of that people power, and they can only bring 32% to their side, they are useless idiots, for they have ceased being useful to the “progressive” cause.
I’ve viewed this as sort of a boxing match. The propagandists started pounding away, but with the truth being our defense, we let the lefties beat their heads off of it. In the meantime, we have been jabbing away, using examples of real violence committed by the left, as well as the truth that Loughner was nothing more than a mentally ill person that had only delusions, not a political philosophy. The poll results were the result. The MSM has jumped the shark.
As I see it, the left is punched out. And, just as a in one of the Rocky movies, it’s time to start slugging away. Not with fists, or other forms of violence, as the left would do, but with facts. The left has exhausted their supply of lies and propaganda. They have nothing left to offer in the debate (in as much as you can call this a “debate”), and they are swinging wildly, and weakly. As we hit back with more and more truth, the more people will realize that the “progressives,” as well as their media lapdogs have been lying. We’ll never get rid of the MSM, but I’d like to marginalize them even more than they have themselves.
Here’s a thought: We already link a great deal of posts from each other. But what if we made a massive resource post of the “progressive” lies and the truth about the events of Saturday. I’m thinking that if we make a guide to allow people to see what the truth is, we might do some more damage to the left. So this is what I’m asking, let’s do a coordinated effort, much like out Ten Buck Fridays operation in the run off to the election. If you have posted factual information about the shooting and the shooter, or you have posted about the “progressive” hypocrisy, drop links in the comment section, and I’ll create the mother of all resource posts. Then, we can cross post this, and make the information available to the maximum number of people.
What do you think, my Conservative and Libertarian friends? Want to take a shot (I know-violent rhetoric) at the MSM? Then drop some links, and take part in the effort.
Update: Thanks for the input. I’m working on the resource post, and it is going to be massive. This post has been stickied to get as many links as possible, and it will stay stickied for another day. I’ll try to get the resource post up for Friday. Spread the word!