Some Church Lives Matter More Than Others, by Michelle Malkin
The Proud Boys and Trump advocates burn the BLM banner while shouting and cheering in downtown DC: pic.twitter.com/L16azBBhbr
— Shelby Talcott (@ShelbyTalcott) December 13, 2020
Here is a book illustration of how the business media’s sins of omission can be even more damning than the damaged market’s sins of commission.
Over the weekend, countless patriotic residents came down on Washington, D.C., to oppose election scams and safeguard President Donald Trump. Left-wing “black bloc” mobs tossed water bottles, bricks, and fireworks at police officers and Trump advocates. 8 police workers were hurt by Antifa and Black Lives Matter anarchists; one officer got numerous serious lacerations to his face. A minimum of 33 were jailed at the close of the weekend for attacks and trouble, however many victims got no aid from police officers who stood down and not did anything.
BREAKING: Antifa black bloc strongly challenge MPD by tossing water bottles and bricks at them among other projectiles
A minimum of one officer was noticeably injured in the attack. More fights occurred however the violence ended when riot cops camepic.twitter.com/JWRueKKz10
— ELIJAH SCHAFFER (@ElijahSchaffer) December 13, 2020
So, what did nationwide news outlets pick to concentrate on?
—NBC News: “Black Lives Matter signs burned at D.C. churches; police investigate as possible hate crimes.”
—The Washington Post: “Historic D.C. Black churches attacked during pro-Trump rallies Saturday.”
—CNN: “Protesters ripped and set fire to BLM signs at two D.C. churches.”
—Associated Press: “Vandals hit Black churches during weekend pro-Trump rallies.”
This much holds true: As mayhem broke out late Saturday night, some members of the Proud Boys took and set fire to numerous Black Lives Matter indications that were on screen at 2 D.C.-area churches. This separated mischief was no place near on the scale of the wanton robbery, shooting, intimidating, and burning down of whole downtowns and communities throughout the nation by Black Lives Matter and Antifa in the name of “social justice.”
However the media propagandists who have actually identified violent left-wing riots as “peaceful protests” all year long took the chance to stir incorrect stories: Trump advocates are the genuine danger to civil order. The populist motion to “stop the steal” of election 2020 is rooted in hate. It’s “Jim Crow” all over once again, “reminiscent of cross burnings” and the “rise of white supremacy,” according to among the delicate black church pastors making the rounds.
Other Than that it’s not.
The concept that this was an “intentional targeting of houses of worship,” as another black pastor declared, is rubbish on stilts — and a viral video of the event shows it. The Proud Boys, a mostly Christian males’s group led by Afro-Cuban activist Enrique Tarrio, shouted “f—- Antifa!” as they roasted a number of the BLM indications. They were “targeting” signs of those twin domestic terrorist groups, whom the Proud Boys have actually stood versus when nobody else would, not black church churchgoers.
Make no error. There has actually been a collective project of horror versus individuals of faith and their holy places this year, however it doesn’t fit the anti-Trump stories of the propaganda media. Considering That the George Floyd event in Might introduced the age of anarchotyranny, ratings of Catholic churches have actually come under attack throughout the United States. You most likely haven’t forgotten it since you most likely didn’t learn about it in the very first location.
Black Lives Matter leader and propagandist Shaun King initiated the anti-white, anti-Christian, anti-Catholic mob by tweeting throughout the very first break out of post-Floyd riots.
“Yes, I think the statues of the white European they claim is Jesus should also come down. They are a form of white supremacy. Always have been,” he fumed. King’s call to violence was specific: “In the Bible, when the family of Jesus wanted to hide, and blend in, guess where they went? EGYPT! Not Denmark. Tear them down.”
King is still spreading his venom on Twitter.
Catholic authorities have actually tallied a minimum of 39 occurrences of “arson, statues beheaded, limbs cut, smashed, and painted, gravestones defaced with swastikas and anti-Catholic language and American flags next to them burned, and other destruction and vandalism” at Catholic churches throughout 19 states considering that June. Complicit Clergy, a Catholic guard dog group, tracked almost 70 such attacks through the summertime.
—In Might, Our Girl of Mt. Lebanon-St. Peter in Los Angeles was spraypainted with “ACAB” (All Polices Are Bastards) “Kill All Cops,” “FTP” (“f—- the police”), and “Make America Pay For Its Crimes Against Black People” mottos.
—A statue of Jesus was beheaded at St. Patrick Cathedral in El Paso, Tex., after the bishop of the regional diocese knelt prior to a BLM indication.
—Rioters took apart a statue of St. Junipero Serra, an 18th-century Franciscan priest and missionary, at San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. A Serra statue at Objective San Rafael Arcangel was ruined and fallen. The objective church in San Gabriel, Calif., which Serra established, was ruined in July by an enormous arson fire.
—”Statues of Jesus and Mary at churches in Boston, Mass., Miami, Tenn., and Colorado Springs, Colo., were set alight, beheaded, and ruined,” Carina Benton reported for The Federalist in October.
—Catholics hoping the rosary to secure the King Louis IX statue in St. Louis were threatened and beaten by BLM and Antifa sympathizers.
A BLM leader lets loose a year-long, race-based “Tear them down” ragefest versus fans of Christ. The anti-Trump, anti-white reporters are as peaceful as church mice. Silence is not simply complicity. It’s media malpractice.
Michelle Malkin is a conservative blog writer at michellemalkin.com, syndicated writer, author, and host of Sovereign Country on Newsmax. Her e-mail address is [email protected]
Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.