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Globohomo Regime Is Losing Its Game of Whack-a-Mole Cancelation
Despite both men having been "de-platformed," millions of people have now seen Tucker Carlson's conversation with Andrew Tate, and this is yet another sign that the tide has turned in the culture war.
It has been interesting to compare the mainstream media’s reactions to the movie Sound of Freedom with their responses to Tucker Carlson’s interview of Andrew Tate. But it has been even more interesting to observe the public’s growing indifference to everything the mainstream media says. Millions of people have watched both Sound of Freedom and Carlson’s conversation with Tate, while ignoring projects heavily funded and publicized by regime apparatchiks. This is another sign that the tide has turned in the culture war.
Like the proverbial boy who cried wolf, the corporate news pundits have cried misogynist, racist, homophobe, transphobe, conspiracy theorist, domestic extremist, etc. a few too many times, so the trick doesn’t work as well as it once did. Like the political enemies ordered killed by Aladeen in the movie The Dictator1, the folks the regime media have targeted for cancelation somehow keep reappearing, sometimes (as in the case of Tucker Carlson) with even greater popularity and influence than before.
The Globohomo propagandists have long detested Andrew Tate, accusing him of a host of thoughtcrimes against humanity. For this reason, they celebrated his arrest on charges of rape and sex trafficking. Tate, of course, maintains his innocence; according to him, the prosecution is politically motivated, and the Romanian officials are acting at the behest of Western governments.
In recent years, the mere accusation of sex crimes against women has amounted to de facto proof of guilt, requiring the accused’s immediate removal from all platforms. So when Tucker Carlson released his recent interview of Tate, the regime-approved media went into hysterics.
Coincidentally, these same media talking heads also went into hysterics over the independently-released, anti-sex-trafficking movie Sound of Freedom, which despite this lack of mainstream support, nevertheless went on to become a surprise #1 box-office hit. (Interestingly, Disney, the same company whose executives bragged on camera about inserting queerness into as much of their children’s programming as possible, buried this film when it bought 21st Century Fox in 2019 and acquired the rights to it.)
For example, on June 12th, Forbes writer Conor Murray published an article in which he criticized Tucker Carlson for being the “latest champion of accused human trafficker Andrew Tate.”2 So sex trafficking is bad! But then the very next day, this same writer published another article on Forbes dismissing Sound of Freedom for being a vehicle for the spread of Q-anon conspiracy theories.3 This same formula was applied by writers at Rolling Stone4 and The Independent.5 CNN appears to have ignored Carlson’s latest interview with Tate, though it has previously covered Tate unfavorably6, based on his purported misogyny and his alleged sex trafficking — so again, sex trafficking is bad! — but then Mike Rothschild (now isn’t that an interesting last name! I wonder if CNN interviewed any Rockefellers or Gateses to see what they think?) recently appeared on CNN to warn people not to watch Sound of Freedom.
[Note: I had originally embedded CNN’s video of this exchange, but CNN subsequently decided to delete that video and pretend like it never happened. So I’ve replaced it with a video from Patrick Bet-David who discusses it and plays a clip of it.]
So media pondits are outraged that anyone would give an accused sex trafficker a platform, because they are so appalled by the heinous crime of sex trafficking. Okay, sounds good; I think all decent people can agree that sex trafficking is terrible. But then, when somebody makes a blockbuster movie bringing awareness to the problem of sex trafficking, these same folks suddenly … don’t want anyone to see it? Hmmmm. 🤔It’s almost like they don’t really care all that much about sex trafficking and are just using that as a pretext to silence their political enemies.🤔
And of course, the same mainstream media pundits who condemn both Andrew Tate and Sound of Freedom seem to be quite enthusiastic in their support of Rainbow Pride in all of its most degenerate manifestations: drag-queen story hours for toddlers, “family-friendly” drag shows featuring adults in lingerie twerking in front of young children, Pride Parades with perverts chanting “We’re here, we’re queer, we’re coming for your children,” etc.
But even more striking than the hypocrisy of the Globohomo regime’s propaganda is its ineffectiveness. The rubes really don’t seem to care all that much when the mainstream media scream from the rooftops about how this or that person is the most wicked villain since Hitler or Putin (or whoever the bogeyman du jour is). Once upon a time, the cancel-culture smear campaigns really worked: the accused would be de-platformed and then maligned relentlessly by the media, until nothing was left of them but the vague sense that they were irredeemably evil. Now, however, something of a Streisand-effect occurs. News that someone is the target of the regime’s latest witch hunt actually piques people’s curiosity. Free-speech (or free-er speech) platforms have emerged, giving the accused opportunities to tell their sides of the story. The end result is, the regime’s game of Whack-a-Mole cancel-culture is rapidly becoming untenable: the “canceled” still get to have their say, and the controversy surrounding them just means more people will want to hear them.
Ladies and gentlemen, this is an incredibly encouraging trend. The Marxcissist Mob is now in the same position the church ladies used to be in back in the 1950s and 60s, when they objected to Elvis gyrating his hips on national television or the Rolling Stones singing Let’s Spend the Night Together about some girl they weren’t married to. Every time the woke crusaders try to ban someone, they merely guarantee that the person will have a larger audience. Not only that, but as I said in my post about how Communism has become Conformmunism,7 these loony Leftists have become the stodgy old squares, meaning that the thoughtful and imaginative and innovative kids will rebel against them.
The Marxcissists’ days are numbered. The culture wars are now wars of attrition. The Left’s blitzkreig color revolution of 2020-21 went as far as it could — and for a brief historical moment, they seemed on the cusp of total victory (much like their favorite archvillain Hitler once seemed on the verge of defeating Russia) — but now their forces are in disarray and panicked retreat. They overextended themselves. They miscalculated the degree of popular support that would greet them when they arrived. They underestimated the resilience of their opposition. And now the tide has turned. And they know it. This makes them dangerous in the short term (will they try to destroy everything out of spite while they still have the power to do so?), but in the long-term, they will lose. And the best thing to do is to rub that reality in their miserable Marxcissist faces.
Watch Tucker Carlson’s interview of Andrew Tate on Tucker’s Twitter or on Tate’s Rumble. Due to its competition with both Twitter and Rumble-owned Locals, Substack won’t permit the embedding of Tweets or Rumble videos. But here’s a YouTube video Charlie Kirk posted (YouTube will probably take this video down before long):
I don’t know enough about Andrew Tate to assess his guilt or innocence of the charges against him or to say that I agree with or endorse his views on everything, but he does make a lot of sense in his interview with Tucker. And to paraphrase Glenda the Good Witch’s warning about the ruby slippers in The Wizard of Oz, Tate’s views must be very powerful, or the regime’s wicked witches would not want to suppress them so badly.
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Here is the trailer for Sound of Freedom, which you absolutely should see:
And if my recommendation is not enough, The Critical Drinker recommends it as well:
“Death to Aladeen” scene from The Dictator, where Aladeen is confronted by people he thought he’d had executed when he was in power:
Forbes’ coverage of Tucker Carlson’s interview of Andrew Tate: https://www.forbes.com/sites/conormurray/2023/07/12/tucker-carlson-becomes-latest-champion-of-accused-human-trafficker-andrew-tate-heres-why-some-conservatives-love-him/?sh=7fdd2a921302
Compare Rolling Stone’s coverage of Sound of Freedom (https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-news/sound-of-freedom-child-trafficking-experts-1234786352/) vs Tucker Carlson’s interview of Andrew Tate (https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-news/tucker-carlson-andrew-tate-interview-1234786792/).
Compare The Independent’s coverage of Sound of Freedom (https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/films/news/sound-of-freedom-movie-jim-caviezel-uk-b2373694.html) vs Tucker Carlson’s interview of Andrew Tate (https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/tucker-carlson-andrew-tate-interview-b2373698.html).