In a speech last month, Rev. Louis Farrakhan was at it again, preaching to his Nation of Islam followers that Jews were evil, that white people were tools of Satan, and all the rest of his schtick that is somehow still popular in these days of political correctness. Speaking of political correctness, it is abjectly stunning to see Democrats continue to align themselves with this dangerous fool despite being the party that calls “racism” every time a cat crosses the road. While they try to hide these alliances, they are simply too afraid of Farrakhan’s power and influence not to bend the knee every now and then.
Thankfully, there are some liberals who are getting fed up with the hypocrisy.
At the center of controversy is one of the co-founders of the fabled “Women’s March” that launched a thousand pussy-hats last January before people began to realize the sick ideology that lied behind the anti-Trump banners. It was no surprise to those of us who know these people to see Tamika Mallory, one of the group’s leaders, sitting in the audience while Farrakhan was ranting and raving about Jews and whites. Nor was it terribly shocking to see that Farrakhan was well aware of her presence, actually calling her out by name during his speech.
Under pressure from the Jewish Anti-Defamation League and prominent liberal TV journalists like CNN’s Jake Tapper, the Women’s March leaders finally released a statement distancing themselves from the reverend’s more controversial stances, if not Farrakhan himself.
“Minister Farrakhan’s statements about Jewish, queer and trans people are not aligned with the Women’s March Unity Principles, which were created by women of color leaders and are grounded in Kingian nonviolence” the group said in a statement.
No apology was to be found, however.
Indeed, in the days following Farrakhan’s speech, Mallory appeared to agree with the minister’s anti-Semitic leanings. “If your leader does not have the same enemies as Jesus,” she said, “they may not be THE leader!”
We’re pretty sure Jesus taught that we were to love our enemies, which is another way of saying that we should have none.
But we’ll leave the theology to someone else and simply focus on the fact that the Women’s March has always been an extremist group led by extremist women. They aren’t just extremists when it comes to feminist issues like abortion; they are extremists when it comes to Islamist sympathizing, anti-Semitic views, anti-capitalism, and anti-white racism. They have tried to present themselves as a mainstream, liberal part of the “resistance” to Donald Trump, and they have suckered in thousands of supporters who don’t know the depths of what they’re actually supporting.
Perhaps now they’re beginning to get a clue.