Mar 16, 201511:05 AMBlaska's Bring It!
with David Blaska
We need to tell our stories, if they fit the liberal narrative
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The Capital Times refused to print this rebuttal. So much for its ballyhooed conversation about race relations. It banned online reader comment after once promising to “engage readers.”
Liberals have been enforcing orthodoxy and blaming unseen forces since LBJ. The Current Incumbent has doubled down on that Marxist determinist theory. Madison has been a leftwing satrapy since Paul Soglin’s first election 40 years ago. This is one you can’t pin on the Koch Brothers.
We must not demand personal responsibility. So Ms. Block resorts to the passive tense: “Conditions that caused him to commit crime.” Mistakes were made. Homes were invaded, robbers were armed, drugs and cash were sought.
Our liberal acquaintances keep telling the “downtrodden” and the “oppressed” that they must keep waiting for Godot — that Camelot Congress and magical president (Martin Sheen would play him) — because they have no control over their own lives. They’re pawns, really.
Is that what you would tell your own children, Ms. Block?
“Faulting ghetto culture for ghetto outcomes remains largely taboo among those who have turned bad behavior into a symbol of racial authenticity,” says Jason Riley. Richly endowed with righteous melanin, Riley is the author of the 2014 book Please Stop Helping Us: How Liberals Make It Harder for Blacks to Succeed. In other words, people cause their own disparities.
Tony Robinson’s death was a tragedy. But so was his life. He could have been another Alex Gee, Noble Wray, or Kaleem Caire. Instead, he chose to model himself after a murderous and dissolute movie drug lord. You can blame Al Pacino. I blame Madison’s blocked heads.
Faced with a record of failure, progressives revert to the soft racism of ever-lower expectations. That only assures there will be more Tony Robinsons.
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