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Michelle Malkin: ‘The Gay-Marriage Mob Slimed Manny Pacquiao’

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Michelle Malkin, the caustic conservative Tea Party Fox News Hot Air hypocrite, today published an op-ed titled, “Bigoted Anti-Bigots,” which claims “the gay-marriage mob slimed Manny Pacquiao.”

What, exactly, is “the gay-marriage mob,” Michelle? Is it USA Today? Is it L.A. Weekly? Is it The Village Voice? Tell us, Michelle, who is a part of this vast left wing conspiracy known (in your mind) as “the gay-marriage mob.”

(And, as an aside, Michelle, isn’t your new enterprise, Twitchy, all about sliming people?)

Malkin, an expert at fact-twisting, writes that “left-wing media outlets are guilty — of stoking false narratives that shamelessly demonize religion in the name of compassion.”

Really, Michelle? Because, if I read that right, that would mean that you support the Leviticus passage that calls for gays to be put to death and I don’t think you really, really want to got there, do you?

And, “compassion”? What compassion is there in Leviticus, or in threatening “Sodom and Gomorrah of Old,” Michelle?

The left wing and mainstream media outlets I read were only initially focused on the Leviticus quote — which certainly seemed to have, although we learned it did not, come from Pacquiao — and his references to the Old Testament, which served to reinforce the assumption.

Also reinforcing the assumption — which was made independently by national media outlets and left wing progressive organizations alike — was that neither Pacquiao nor his representative bothered to return emails. Had The New Civil Rights Movement ever gotten an email response (we have yet to) from Pacquiao’s marketing agent, the story would have been nipped in the bud sooner rather than later.

And let’s not forget, Michelle, the entire reason this episode occurred: Granville Ampong is a poor writer, and the Examiner apparently doesn’t exercise much editorial oversight. Root-casue, Michelle. No one was looking for this story. No one conspired to create a firestorm. But you, as a journalist, should be looking at your industry and offering solutions — not false attacks.

But what I really love, Michelle, is your selective attention to your cherry-picked facts.

Malkin claims “left-wing media outlets” are to blame. Really? Is USA Today — often labeled the nation’s top-circulated print newspaper — a “left wing media outlet,” MIchelle? Because that’s the first media outlet that reported Manny Pacquiao had quoted Leviticus. It was followed by L.A. Weekly — hardly a bastion of progressive politics — and The Village Voice (I’ll give you that one.)

“Feckless professional journalists” is what Malkin calls the trio. She adds:

The politically correct bloodhounds were in full hunting mode.

The Courage Campaign, a community-organizing outfit that claims to have 750,000 members and is funded by the radical Tides Foundation, immediately called on Pacquiao sponsor Nike to drop him over his “hate speech against gays.” The group took to Twitter to demand that the athletic-shoe company “Drop Manny,” the “homophobic boxer.” Think Progress, an online character-assassination squad backed by George Soros, amplified the call for “justice.”

Gotta get that “George Soros” hit in there for your base, right Michelle? Ohhhhh… G E O R G E  S O R O S. Run!

Puhleese.

Now comes the classic Malkin broad-brush.

This bigoted anti-bigot brigade mimics a wave of similar campaigns against both social and fiscal heretics who refuse to conform to “progressive” values. Targets include Rush Limbaugh, the American Legislative Exchange Council, Mitt Romney donors, Wisconsin’s union-reforming governor, lieutenant governor, and GOP state legislators, Catholic health-care providers, and now black church leaders and boxers who dare to state their religious views publicly.

Let this be a teachable moment on pernicious “community organizing” and brazen liberal hypocrisy. There is nothing more intolerant and chilling than the self-appointed, self-unaware tolerance police.

See?

Malkin gets in that “pernicious community organizing’ jab at Obama in the end. Touché, Michelle!

Because the Pacquiao story happened — everything else that progressives do is “bigoted” and wrong.

It’s like a get out of jail free card, right, Michelle?

Rush Limbaugh never called Sandra Fluke a slut because Granville Ampong is a bad writer.

ALEC never pushed anti-women pro-gun laws into states because Granville Ampong is a bad writer.

Foster Frieze never said aspirin — between your knees — was an effect method of birth control because Granville Ampong is a bad writer.

Governor Scott Walker never betrayed the trust of Wisconsin, never promised a “divide and conquer” strategy, and never tried to break up unions because Granville Ampong is a bad writer.

The list goes on and on and on in Michelle Malkin’s right wing fantasy.

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‘The American People Are on Our Side’: Democrat Offers Idea to Save Women’s Freedoms

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Speaking to MSNBC’s Mehdi Hasan on Sunday, Rep. Mondaire Jones (D-NY), a Harvard Law School graduate, explained that Congress could protect the freedoms of women and his plan doesn’t have anything to do with an attempt to overthrow the government.

“I knew that we would arrive at this point,” Jones explained. “My colleague scoffed at me at the time that I introduced the bill, in April of 2021. Of course, the American people are on our side, when you look at poll after poll. And thankfully, we do have about 58 House members who are supportive of adding four seats to the Supreme Court, but that is not nearly enough. We can’t pass the Women’s Health Protection Act, after getting rid of the filibuster, which we obviously need to do. But this Supreme Court has shown a willingness to strike down newly enacted laws by Congress. They did so with the decision after decision of the Voting Rights Act, which has been reauthorized nearly unanimously. I’m under no illusions anything short of court reform, specifically adding seats to the Supreme Court, is going to preserve fundamental rights permanently.”

He disputed President Joe Biden’s statement that adding seats to the court would be “polarizing.” Already, the American people have the lowest opinion level of the Supreme Court in history. Jones said that the more polarizing thing is the degradation of the most fundamental rights in America: personal freedoms.

“Whether it is the right to abortion, which is a 50-year-old Constitutional right, or of course, imminently, the right to contraception, and the right to marriage equality, and the right to same-sex intimacy,” Jones continued, citing key court decisions cited by Justice Clarence Thomas that he wants to see fall next.

Jones went on to say that one of his ideas with the new voting rights bill was to add a provision that would deprive the Supreme Court of jurisdiction to review the constitutionality and legality of the statute.

“We have seen that this supreme court majority, this far-right majority is hostile to democracy itself,” said Jones. “If we are to vote on the Women’s Health Protection Act for the second time this term, I am pushing to include a provision to deprive the Supreme Court of review of that statute. There is precedent for this, it has been done before, and it is a practice that has been upheld before. We know that most of the cases the Supreme Court decides, it is only able to decide because of the jurisdiction that Congress has explicitly legislated it to have. The Constitution is very narrow in terms of the scope of jurisdiction that it grants to the Supreme Court. We have tools at our disposal here.”

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Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves Dismisses ‘Real Small, Minor Number’ of Rapes Requiring Abortions

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Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves (R) declined to say on Sunday if he would sign a bill removing abortion exceptions for rape because they only represent a “real small, minor number” of cases.

During an interview on Fox News, host Mike Emmanuel asked Reeves if he would remove the abortion exceptions for rape in Mississippi.

Reeves sidestepped the question by insisting that the bill would never make it through the legislature.

“There’s a lot of effort, particularly in Washington and other places mainly by the Democrats, to try to talk only about the real small, minor number of exceptions that may exist,” he complained. “Over 90% of all abortions that are done in America, some 63 million babies aborted since Roe was wrongly decided in 1973, over 90% of those are elective abortions.”

Reeves argued that the “far-left” should not be talking about “all these exceptions and minor numbers.”

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Trump Hinted Jan. 6 Would Be His ‘Last-Ditch’ Attempt to Overturn the Election Results: Filmmaker Alex Holder

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In an interview with the Guardian’s Hugo Lowell, a British documentary maker who was filming behind-the-scenes footage in Donald Trump’s White House on Jan 6th claimed he knew something bad was about to happen before supporters of the former president stormed the Capitol and sent lawmakers fleeing for their lives.

Alex Holder, whose film crew was on hand and filming Trump and his children Don Jr, Eric and Ivanka on Jan 6th, stated there was a feeling among his people that something momentous was about to happen.

According to Lowell, “Holder was there for it all: three sit-down interviews with Trump, including one at the White House, numerous other interviews with Trump’s adult children, private conversations among top aides and advisers before the election, and around the Capitol itself as it got stormed.” adding, “The access to Trump, and listening to him and his inner circle, led him to suspect that the former president’s efforts to overturn the 2020 election would somehow culminate in some event at the Capitol on 6 January.”

Asked about what his feeling was prior to the riot that engulfed the Capitol building, Holder explained, “I wasn’t 100% sure, but it was sort of a feeling, so we prepared for that thing to happen. The reason we thought January 6 was because, in Trump’s mind, the last-ditch effort was to stop the process” of the vote certification by Congress.

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He elaborated, “That ceremonial process that takes place in Congress on January 6, he felt, was the last time where he could, in his mind, stop the election going to the wrong person, as it were. The rhetoric that was coming out was that the election was rigged, [that] we need to fight.”

According to the Guardian report, Holder has, “testified for about four hours behind closed doors last week about his roughly 100 hours of footage, used for an upcoming documentary titled Unprecedented, and turned over to House investigators the parts demanded in a subpoena compelling his cooperation.”

Lowell added, “Holder said he additionally did a one-to-one interview with then-vice president Mike Pence, including a scene where Pence briefly reviews an email about the 25th amendment – which concerns the removal of a US president – which was privately discussed among senior White House officials in the wake of the Capitol attack.”

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