Americans are getting wimpier and extra pathetic, due to the political left’s fetishization of sufferer tradition. Actor Jussie Smollett is an ideal instance of how embracing “victimhood chic” can break your life.
Smollett is a 36-year-old actor who starred on the hip-hop-centric TV present “Empire” from 2015 till February 2019.
Jussie Smollett Scandal Sees Actor Fake Victim Status
Smollett was incomes $125,000 per episode starring on a success TV present. Despite his privileged standing as a wealthy, well-known, profitable actor, Smollett wasn’t happy.
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He wished to the world to fawn over him, so he solid himself as a sufferer. How? He employed two Nigerian brothers to stage a pretend race crime in Chicago.
Smollett Rocketed to Fame for Being a Victim
In his January 2019 police report, Smollett claimed he was attacked by two white Donald Trump supporters sporting MAGA hats.
Smollett, who’s brazenly homosexual, claimed his attackers known as him racist, homophobic slurs, tied a rope round his neck, and poured bleach on him whereas yelling, “This is MAGA country!”
Like many Hollywood celebrities, Smollett despises President Donald Trump and has trashed him numerous occasions on Twitter courting again to 2011.
Before the pretend crime, most Americans had by no means heard of Jussie Smollett. But as soon as information surfaced that he had been the sufferer of a racist, homophobic assault, A-list celebrities and politicians tweeted about him and celebrated him as a logo of bravery.
The solely drawback was, it was all a lie. Smollett now faces as much as 64 years in jail after being indicted on 16 felony counts for submitting a false police report.
At a February press convention, Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson tore into Smollett for making an attempt to boost his profile by exploiting the media’s obsession with racism.
“Why would anybody, particularly an African-American man, use the symbolism of a noose to make false accusations?
“How may somebody take a look at the hatred and struggling related to that image and see a chance to control that image to additional his personal public profile?”
Modern America Rewards Victims (Real or Fake)
Modern America rewards victims. And people who weaponize their gender and play the race card are rewarded for being victims.
There’s no better illustration of this obsession with sufferer tradition than a wealthy celeb staging a pretend crime in an effort to win public sympathy.
But there are different examples. In October 2018, a lady named Julie Swetnick claimed U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh had spiked punch at drunken highschool events 37 years in the past, the place ladies had been gang-raped.
Swetnick had no proof, however was rewarded with wall-to-wall media protection and was glowingly praised by liberals for her “bravery.”
Keep in thoughts that Swetnick by no means claimed that Kavanaugh had drugged or raped her; she claimed she noticed him spike punch at a celebration again in 1983.
In November 2018, a bombshell report by the Senate Judiciary Committee concluded that Swetnick and her lawyer had criminally conspired to deceive Congress.
Elizabeth Warren & the Race to the Victim Culture Bottom
Ironically, being a sufferer in right now’s America gives you power. So it’s a race to the backside to see who’s extra of a sufferer and ranks larger on the “Grievance Hierarchy.”
That’s why Democrat Senator Elizabeth Warren falsely claimed she was Native American — so she may cloak herself in the sham ancestral struggling of precise minorities and profit from affirmative-action hiring packages.
Native Americans are woefully underrepresented in nearly each sector. They deserve each particular consideration relating to hiring and college admissions due to how scarce they’re.
This makes Elizabeth Warren’s callous cultural appropriation to advance her profession much more disgusting.
Safe Spaces and ‘Microaggressions’
It wasn’t at all times like this. Growing up, most individuals I do know took delight in being sturdy and downplayed being a sufferer — of something.
But all that has modified in recent times. Now now we have a wimpy technology of younger individuals who whine about needing “safe spaces” and get individuals suspended for tweeting “learn to code” at them.
My Twitter account was suspended for 12 hours for sending this tweet, which was clearly a joke about the well-liked meme and John Hickenlooper’s remark. I believed @jack acknowledged to @joerogan that Twitter was “too aggressive” in banning ppl over this? pic.twitter.com/3o2cptsAYK
— Chuck Ross (@ChuckRossDC) March 11, 2019
— ProfoundProphet (@Pizzzza_Pizzzza) March 12, 2019
Activist: The Left Destroyed Civil Rights Movement
Racism and sexism are actual, and there are quite a few victims of precise injustices — regardless of the pretend hoax crimes. But weaponizing your race or gender to solid your self as a sufferer so you might virtue-signal makes you a pathetic loser.
Just ask civil rights activist Robert Woodson. Woodson says the civil rights motion has devolved right into a race grievance business. Moreover, he says the political left has destroyed the civil rights motion by marginalizing it by the elevation of fake sufferer tradition.
“I think black America needs to abandon complaining about what happened in the past and begin to address the enemy within.”
“That’s the challenge we face today. And we won’t do that as long as we’re looking to the people we say who are our ‘enemies’ to be our liberators. It’s just ridiculous.”
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