U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn appeared on Sirius XM radio this week to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Dream Speech.”
Of course what should have been a time of sober reflection on King’s landmark address – a defining moment in the advancement of individual liberty in our shared American history – quickly turned into an attack on those attempting to preserve that liberty against an increasingly repressive federal government.
Specifically, Clyburn assailed “extreme right wing bloggers” – comparing them to Adolf Hitler’s Holocaust-perpetrating Nazis.
“The people of Germany believed Hitler’s foolishness that led to the Holocaust. They believed that stuff,” Clyburn said. “People will tend to believe what they hear through the media.”
Of course it wasn’t the left-leaning mainstream media Clyburn compared to the Nazis – and accused of creating “manufactured controversies.” According to him, “extreme right-wing bloggers” are the culprits.
“Most of these people are not media people; they are bloggers, and they are bloggers for the extreme right wing,” he said.
Hmmmmm … who on earth could he possibly be referring to?
We agree with Clyburn that there are Nazis spreading lies in America right now – in fact we call them out on a daily basis. And that’s the great thing about the marketplace of ideas. Clyburn gets to say what he thinks – we get to say what we think. You, the reader, get to decide who is right and who is wrong.
And who the Nazis are …
Frankly, our money is on people doing the all of the domestic spying, war-mongering, socialized medicining, money printing, debt exploding, gun grabbing, baby killing, Constitution shredding, drone striking, crony capitalizing, poverty pimping, special interest whoring in Washington D.C. these days.
But that’s just us …