Category Archives: Propaganda

UPDATED (12/13): Trevor Noah Applies The South African Experience To The US

Left-Liberalism, Political Correctness, Pop-Culture, Propaganda, Race, Racism, South-Africa

“Rioting and looting: That’s what happens when there is protest, a lot of the times,” asserts the unfunny, South African, Trevor Noah, to Tomi Lahren. He is the imported host of The Daily Show. (After all, there are not enough left-liberal, black, talented comedians in the US.) She a young, pretty, enormously popular, rather humdrum, internet broadcaster. Nothing Lahren says is particularly original or controversial. Conservatives have been mouthing the “diversity of thought, not color” line for over 40 years.

And Noah: Rioting and looting happen in South Africa* all the time. When they happen here in the West on a regular basis; we worry about the rule of law and the future of ordered liberty.

Noah is not exactly fast on his feet, but then the right response to, “Why are you so angry,” a question he posed to Lahren, should have been: “There is nothing wrong with righteous anger.” Anger shaming is a common liberal tactic. See “TESTOSTERONE, Going, Going, Almost Gone …”

Does this tedious Noah add anything original to the storyline of eternally oppressed blacks? Import a talent such as the late Christopher Hitchens. Not this idiot.

Boring.

*See:When America Becomes South Africa”

UPDATE (12/13): Obama joins Noah.

When The Moron Media Comes Calling

Donald Trump, Ilana Mercer, Media, Propaganda, Reason

I’ve just received an interview request from an august and large publication, but have not yet replied to the leading questions sent, for precisely the reasons AltRightist Vox Day enunciates, in “Controlled opposition or media indiscipline?”

Instead, I began a dialogue by crafting my meme, my message, entirely unrelated to the leading questions asked of me. If the publication picks up on my narrative and runs with it; I’ll partake. If they run with their own storyline; I won’t.

Still, Day’s comments about Richard Spencer’s mischief-making—excesses, as Paul Gottfried calls them—are illuminating. “Heilgate at National Policy Institute” is Vox’s twitter title for the blog post:

… You don’t play the media, the media plays you. Yes, Trump can play them. Yes, Milo can play them. But I’m not either of those unique talents and neither are you. [Personally, I’m not interested in being a media circus animal; but yes, Milo is very smart with the moron media.] I learned my lesson the hard way … I can’t count the number of times a reporter has said he “just wants to give me the opportunity to tell my side of the story”. It’s a trap. The way to get out your message is to patiently build your own platform, because he whom the media builds up is he whom the media can take down at will. … The media always has a narrative it is attempting to sell. Don’t help them sell it! …

UPDATED (11/20): Boycott Hamilton. Brandon Dixon: ‘Shut-Up And Sing’

Art, Etiquette, Politics, Pop-Culture, Propaganda

Everybody’s a preacher and a scold these days; nobody is professional. Nobody sings well, tells a good joke, writes proficiently or acts well anymore. It’s all polluted. It all bleeds into A Giant Finger Wagging and Lecturing.

Brandon Dixon is pathetic and insufferably pompous, not “powerful,” as Rolling Stone called the actor, who saw fit to lecture VP Mike Pence, who was naive enough attend the crappy Broadway show, “Hamilton.”

I won’t repeat the trite stupidities and cliches that tumbled from Dixon’s mouth. Read them if you like:

The cast of Hamilton addressed Mike Pence with a powerful speech after the Vice President-elect attended the Friday night performance of the Tony-winning hip-hop musical.

Pence had initially received an icy reception from the New York audience, with video of the Indiana governor being roundly booed upon entering the Richard Rodgers Theater quickly circulating on social media.

However, upon the show’s curtain call, the cast and crew of Hamilton, led by actor Brandon Victor Dixon, had a strong message to deliver to the VP-elect. “There’s nothing to boo here, we’re all here sharing a story of love,” Dixon said. “We have a message for you, sir.”

UPDATE (11/20): It’s all about etiquette; that and professionalism.