Well, here we are, confronted by a unavoidable presence. For a topic I have never really been interested in, or frankly even cared about, I have found myself feeling a bit stuffed after having every available orifice shoved full of the ‘George Zimmerman & Trayvon Martin’ chronicle.
We all know the story, a tragic tale of two individuals colliding in the night which resulted in the death of one. It’s an unfortunate, but in no way unusual event. Hell, in Florida alone, there was over a thousand reported murders in 2012. So what makes the now infamous Zimmerman case unique? What has stirred this national frenzy? What peril has caused the public to blow the horn of ‘equality’ and summon the almighty “Reverand” Sharpton from his cavern!? Well, the answer is simple – Absolutely Nothing.
First and foremost, I do not believe this to be a race issue. Theodore Roosevelt once said “In this country we have no place for hyphenated Americans”, Meaning people should be treated for who they are, not what race or group they belong to. I guess Roosevelt’s American dream is still unrealized. How many times have you heard the phrase Black-American, African-American, White-American, Gay-American, etc… I guess no one is just an American any more. That Hyphen holds power over the world.
What we have here is a classic and outrageous example of modern American “politics”. Far left wing media outlets are purposely attempting to concoct frenzy with embellishments and in some cases, complete fabrication. You have members of all kinds of special interest groups scrambling out from unemployment lines, or whatever kitchen appliance they were hiding under, desperately attempting to create “injustices” to rally around – all along being pushed forward by the deranged ring leaders.
Amongst the fervour, the nation looks for a leader. Someone to step in, put the politics aside and lay the issue to rest. Instead, Obama publicly announces, “You know, If I had a son, he’d look like Trayvon.” Wow, what a inspiration! To make matters worse you get some BOZO like Attorney General Eric Holder doing national news interviews, being an inane race monger and knowingly stirring up minorities.
The question is why?
Well, for the Obama administration, the answer is obvious: Votes & Support – Plain and Simple. They know their target audience – the usual lefty, the classic dufus who comes running if the right platitude is vomited out. No one seems to mind what damage is caused so long as their constituency is strengthened. Who cares if lunatics are burning American flags all over the country!
I guess the media is just as transparent: Money & Viewers. Simply turn on any news channel you have access to, and watch the wide eyed anchors drone on and on, appearing secretly desperate for a violent turn for the worse; though that’s just my opinion.
~ ! Oh, we have a breaking update out of Syria… Yes, we can now confirm that the Syrian rebels have sided with the occupy movement.. ahh sorry the Trayvon movement.. Yes, rebels support the Trayvon movement, more at 10… Oh brother.
As we watch this circus performance unfold, featuring every bizarre left wing group you can fathom; including a re-emergence of our occupy friends shouting “Down with capitalism! Down with democracy!” (The irony of yelling “down with democracy” while protesting a jury decision is not lost), you will likely find yourself somewhat bemused and wondering, “why on earth should you care!? How does this affect me? This is just America acting ‘MERICAN, right!?”.
Very true, however I shall remind you that we are not so far removed. There are, of course, a number of factors that separate us from our southern cousins, but I believe the most prevalent is strong leadership.
Not that long ago, we had our own movement taking to the streets, blocking roads and trains, causing panic, attempting to start some sort of strife. We watched as our own first son of Canada, Trudeau, galloped in and bravely banged on some drums, spewing some worthless nonsense and trying to provoke some sort of national outrage. See the pattern? Could you imagine if Trudeau was our leader!?
We watched our own CBC news (by we, I mean not me of course) attempt to subtly create some sort of nationwide conflict. We saw everyone’s favorite CBC host, douchebag Stroumbol-something-yadada not so subtly attempt to create open aggression against Canada in front of his audience of 20 or so confused and dazed college students, taking a break from their sociology exams.
If anything, this new American conflict has allowed me to truly understand and respect the strong leadership we currently have in Canada. Say what you will about Harper but he knows how to handle nationwide situations with class, style and unwavering leadership.
Kudos to the Conservative party and God Bless Canada,