Whenever I see liberals salivating over some black guy I”ve never heard of, my first instinct is always suspicion. Call it “Obama Trauma.” When they described Neil deGrasse Tyson like he was the second coming of Christ, I suspected he might be merely mortal. Turns out, I was right. So, when some obscure South African comedian became heir to the Daily Show throne, I was convinced it was not because he had comedy chops but because he symbolized some kind of Kumbaya version of the world. The woman who hired him basically said as much. She told The Hollywood Reporter, “having someone with a global perspective is important for us.” If you check out his stand up, you will likely end up at this video where he talks about walking down the street as a kid in South Africa and having to avoid his white dad because interracial marriage was illegal. This makes him look like some kind of global Freedom Rider but it’s a lie.
However, when the left started attacking him for politically incorrect jokes, I had to abandon my disagreements with Noah and get all Voltaire on they asses. He may be annoying and his position is clearly an example of affirmative action in comedy but when you declare war on jokes, you declare war on freedom and that battle trumps all others. Noah angered the left with quips such as, “Messi doesn”t go down easy, just like Jewish chicks,” “South Africans know how to recycle like israel [sic] knows how to be peaceful” and “”Oh yeah the weekend. People are gonna get drunk & think that I”m sexy!” “ fat chicks everywhere.” Big fucking deal. Why do the Thought Police want someone fired for that? Well, they”d argue, bigotry such as Noah’s could lead to discrimination in the future and that may one day lead to black people not being hired for jobs at, say, Comedy Central. “The Hypotheticals“ as I”ve begun calling them, want to fire a black man today to safeguard black jobs in the future. This is a bizarre mindset that is all utopia and no logic. Like all far left politics, it hurts real people today in the name of helping hypothetical people in the future.
We soon learned Noah will be fine because he’s protected by a force field of liberal institutions. This makes him immune to all criticism including that of other liberal institutions. There are limits to this force field however. Comedy Central will stand by an anti-Semite if he’s black but the New York Times isn”t going to go near a South Asian who fraternizes with the enemy.
Razib Khan is a scientist with about four million words floating around on the Internet (his estimate). This led to him getting a job at the Times as an Op-Ed columnist but because he has written for this site and VDARE and he once admitted he is open to IQ data, a blogger at Gawker “exposed” him as a racist. Khan lost his job immediately. I published an article on my site entitled, “White Guy Gets Brown Guy Fired For Being Racist” and asked for help tracking down the author JK Trotter. Soon after, Keenan Trotter (as he’s called in real life) emailed me and agreed to meet. These reckless idiots have messed with my life so many times, the visceral anger has been replaced with curiosity. Is this just wanton sabotage of society or do these people actually think they”re doing the right thing? I wanted to meet this specimen purely for scientific reasons.
Within a few days I was at a lunch spot in Brooklyn with someone who personifies everything that’s wrong with the world. I obviously don”t trust a guy whose job appears to be wrecking other people’s lives so I secretly recorded the conversation and also had some spies sit at nearby tables to covertly document the meeting. We skipped the small chat and got right to what makes this little prick tick. It was immediately obvious he was gay so I asked him if he was bullied as a kid and felt the need to go on a revenge bender. He said he grew up in liberal Milwaukee and had supportive parents so that was out. I asked him why he had Khan fired and he denied such a thing had happened. At least Gawker blogger Sam Biddle had the balls to admit he destroyed the life of that chick who made the AIDS joke about Africa. Trotter’s exposÃ© came out 24 hours before Razib was let go. Trotter’s own post says, “The New York Times has quietly cut ties with Razib Khan… following our post highlighting Khan’s association with right-wing racist publications.” Trotter had a nauseating smile almost the entire conversation that would seem sinister if he wasn”t so doughy. The most I could get him to concede was that his post “may” have lead to Khan’s termination. He asked me why I wasn”t angrier at the Times. “I didn”t want him to get fired” Trotter told me like the whole thing was a big surprise. Then he said something that gave me the creeps. He said, “All I did was publish some interesting information about [Razib].” It sounded so willfully dishonest and devoid of responsibility it bordered on sociopathic. If these bloggers think they”re destroying evil careers in the name of human rights, I get it but if this bull in a china shop keeps saying, “Whoops! Did I do that?” after every broken plate, I don”t know what the hell is going on in the world. He seemed concerned that I was horrified by the way he said, “interesting.” Despite being a professional life vandal, he looked genuinely upset when anything negative was directed his way. When I told him Gawker bloggers never go anywhere and a career in snark is a dead end, he looked genuinely hurt. I suspect this applies to the vast majority of bloggers who dish it out at these sites. If their own lives were subjected to half the scrutiny they devote to their careers, they would be crushed. This is exactly why I want more of them exposed. When we discovered the narrative of the rape victim carrying a mattress around campus was far from reality, we should have included the reporter Vanessa Grigoriadis in the public shaming. These are the enablers who ruin the lives of people such as Paul Nungesser just as much as the mattress carrier. A hoax is nothing without a platform.
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