Thursday, November 16, 2017

Spare Us Your Outrage Over Roy Moore If You Put An Alleged Rapist In The White House

"Liberals must finally admit that they put an accused rapist in the White House and that they were wrong for doing so."
The "what about" game gets tired after a while.
This country is overstocked with hypocrites so there's always a "what about" available. Whatever a person is pretending to believe or care about today, you can almost certainly find an example in the not-so-distant past when they didn't believe or care about that thing at all. We're all moral relativists now. Most of us, anyway. At a certain point, if you want to move any conversation forward, you just have to accept the fact that the two sides in whatever debate have been chosen solely for expedience. Nobody cares about the truth. Nobody has integrity. They're all full of it. And there's almost no reason to point it out anymore.
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Almost, I say. Almost. Because even amidst the orgy of hypocrites, there are some hypocrisies so blatant and morally reprehensible that I don't think we can simply slide past them. Especially this one particular hypocrisy, which I would argue gave birth to the current hyper-partisan environment where voters are willing to tolerate literally any misbehavior from a politician, so long as the politician has the right letter next to his name. It truly seems like this hypocrisy was the beginning of some kind of sickness in our culture. It may be worthwhile, in that case, to revisit it. So, while even I'm tired of the "what about Clinton" game, I must say: seriously though, what about Clinton?
The Roy Moore allegations have of course prompted a lot of laughably self-righteous blathering from the Left. Suddenly these people have decided that every sex assault or rape accuser must be believed, every accusation against a prominent man must be given the undivided attention of the entire country, and any man accused of these crimes must be drummed out of public life. Democrat politicians have been especially eager to climb the soapbox and lecture Republican voters about the "danger" of electing such a man. The media has fished through Moore's closet to find skeletons of past sexual improprieties, again showing their ability to do investigative journalism only when the investigation may have politically advantageous results.
So, what are we supposed to do here? Are we supposed to just ignore and forget the fact that these very same people twice elected an alleged rapist to the White House, and then, just last year, tried to elect his wife, who reportedly intimidated and silenced the accusers? Are we supposed to allow the Left to pretend that the last 3 decades they spent bowing to the Clinton Machine never happened? Are we really supposed to take anything they say about Roy Moore seriously? How can we? Even if I wanted to, I don't know how.
Read the rest from Matt Walsh HERE.

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cimbri said...

Let’s see if the cowardly Republicans expel Al Franken for assaulting Tweeden. He did this as a sitting senator. There are photographs. It’s not just allegations like these other deals. Will Martha pen long, thoughtful essays decrying a Democrat who has been caught in the act?

Joel2017 said...

It doesn't matter which political party's hack is in the wrong, wrong is wrong, period. There is no justification for sexual harassment, plain and simple. Trump is as guilty as Clinton, Clinton is as guilty the individual... bad behavior is bad behavior. By the way, Franklin was not a sitting Senator when this incident occurred, your statement is incorrect. It doesn't justify his crude actions, only correcting the obvious error in the above post.