Wednesday, March 14, 2012's weaselstrike

Photobucket writer John Nolte's head is exploding over some no-no words from Al "Tawana" Sharpton. His article wanders hither and yon but finally gets around to quoting Sharpton:
White folks was in the cave when we were building empires. We learned to admire them, but they knew to admire us. We built pyramids without a ____, ____ new architecture ____. We talked philosophy and astrology and mathematics before Socrates and them Greek homos ever got around to it.
You the best chicken ____ in the universe. Gonna buy some Colonel Sanders chicken. Then the Chinaman come in and throw some hot ___ [cough] ___. Then the Korean sells us watermelon.  ___ watermelon all my life. They're gonna cut it up and put it in a bucket with a rubber band around it, and then we're gonna buy it like it's somethin we didn't know what it was.
___ uh, white interloper I said I was wrong. uh, uh, cracker, though I think cracker is a certain personification of a certain type of person down south, just like redneck. I mean, you know some people misinterpret cracker meaning all whites, it's not true. But the confusion means you shouldn't use it. I mean, sometimes being flippant you say things you shouldn't say, cause it gets in the way of your message and people  don't really understand what you're saying.
Nolte concludes:
True, Sharpton said these things long before he was on MSNBC. But his history was well known, and the lack of outrage from the left when he was elevated to primetime highlights the hypocrisy of their anti-Rush censorship crusade. MSNBC President Phil Griffin knew that Sharpton said this sort of stuff regularly--that, in fact, such bigotry and radical rhetoric was an integral part of the Sharpton persona. He hired him nonetheless. One has to wonder if Brian Williams, Matt Lauer, and Tom Brokaw are proud.
Over to you, MSNBC!
Nolte doesn't quite say that MSNBC should kick Sharpton off the air retroactive to the day he first appeared, but that seems to be the gist of it. Nolte's jab is a weaselstrike -- his own brand of political correctness.
Imagine letting race pimp Sharpton say "homos" and "Chinaman" and, what's the other thing, "cracker"!
So now "we" have adopted the same principles as the Leftist Establishment. Free speech is okay in its (our) place, but you can't use derogatory terms about protected groups! 
I beg to differ with Nolte. Let Sharpton say whatever he damn wants. Let everyone hear what's in his proto-brain.Why should MSNBC or other media "cover" for him by telling him to steam clean his rhetoric when he's not talking to his co-racialists?
It's easy, and dangerous, to slip into a frame of mind where the Left is allowed to make the rules and the Resistance can only say, "you're breaking the rules."


green mamba said...

That last paragraph really gets to the heart of the matter.

Nolte and the writers and commenters at Big Hollywood are completely immersed in the culture of the weaselstrike. Not surprisingly, very little dissent is tolerated at that site.

Rick Darby said...

That's too bad. I don't spend much time at Big Hollywood (peace be on Andrew Breitbart), but out of curiosity I read some of the comments on Nolte's piece. As you say, they fell right into line with him.

If this is typical of the "Big" sites, stronger medicine is needed.

YIH said...

A quote from the NYT: ''It might sound surprising to a skeptical public, but culture was always a vital part of Goldman Sachs’s success.''
Ok, I can see that, the 'C' and the 'V' are right next to each other on the keyboard. And spellcheck wouldn't catch that.

Rick Darby said...


If you are referring to l'affaire Greg Smith, there is a touch of moral exhibitionism around this gentleman. Kid Dynamite argues that Goldman Sachs and its clients are in the same pew.

YIH said...

The term 'Vampire Squid' is what caught my eye. I've heard that term for years but it was refreshing to see someone associated with GS use it. Also considering GS has at been the epicenter of much of this financial disaster and showing all the integrity of a time-share condo crook, err, salesman (I know how rotten a business that can be, I did it in the 80's). Casinos are more honest, and what's worse just about everyone at the FED came straight from there, 'nuff said.