Recently a new manufactured outrage overtook the frothing, witch-hunting lynch-mobs on social media. It seemed that a group of radical women-hating Catholic chads had surrounded and mocked a poor Native American who was bravely standing up for the rights of indigenous peoples struggling to survive in Trump’s AmeriKKKa. Legions of zealots immediately flew into action to #resist these evil little Brett Kavanaugh clones. Mass shootings against the kids were encouraged, the school administration was barraged with howls of outrage, organizations that donate to or fund the schools were harassed, the great-grandparents of everyone involved were tracked down, the family cemeteries of their ancestors were vandalized, and finally an international holiday was instituted in honor of Nathan Phillips.
It would almost be tempting to observe how ironic it is that modern Catholics get to be the victims of an actual witch-hunt full of lies and slander, but the truth here is too dark to ignore.
Obviously anyone that’s seen footage beyond the selective edits used by the lugenpresse knows what really happened. Some Catholic high-schoolers were in DC for a “March for Life” demonstration (this itself is basically a hate crime) and a group of Black Isrealites started mocking their religious beliefs. To be fair, the Black Isrealites love provocation and on occasion their antics have generated some genuine laughs. This time they picked on a bunch of school kids until they finally responded with a show of solidarity. Eventually this commotion got the attention of a professional victim and smallpox blanket survivor who decided to “defuse” the situation by walking in among the kids while banging a drum in their face.
The kids responded by SMIRKING, a known white supremacist hatespression, and “mocked him” with their own rendition of traditional Indian cultural norms.
Two things to note here: First, the Black Isrealites were gadflies to everyone involved, including the Native Americans, but eventually fixed their attention on white children. Secondly, Nathan Phillips, a man with a history of attempting to grandstand in ze public space seized on the opportunity to get attention for himself. He read the situation accurately and attacked the one target you can receive guaranteed social approval for punching down on.
What I find troubling is the precedent this sets for the country:
Being white-in-public is now an informal crime. If you’re white, minding your own business, non-whites are free to publicly defame, harass, and attack you on sight. Being the victim of this is now a criminal offense. The news media will selectively edit any footage of these incidents and expertly spin it to make you look like the villain.
Good luck trying to exonerate yourself after literally the entire corporate media complex has declared you a MAGA hat wearing white supremacist and future rapist. Do you think anyone is going to watch the full video of these fiascos from start to finish after CNN and MSNBC have already convicted you in the minds of the public?
I’m done with being outraged about this, wow-just-wowing these authoritarian witch-hunts doesn’t produce meaningful change. We need to go on the offensive and become an intransigent resistance that loudly applies counter-pressure on institutions like this Catholic school who will assuredly throw these kids under the bus in the name of placating enemies that want to see their entire religion go extinct.
It’s time to show our teeth and fight.