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The media loves to focus on any shred of racism they find amongst the ranks of supporters of President Donald Trump.  They’ll leave no virtual stone unturned when conservative candidates announce they’re running for office.  They’ll twist language and intent, frequently accusing completely innocent people of being racist.  After all, the “r word” is their most damning insult — one that makes the accuser look morally superior and the accused to look suspicious.

So that’s why I was concerned when I saw this grotesque image of Harvard Law School’s Alan Dershowitz.

Yes, the Daily Californian, which is “UC Berkeley’s independent student-run newspaper.”  In other words, liberals did this, to one of their own.  Alan Dershowitz, after all, is no conservative.  However, as I wrote about before, he recently has been speaking out against the radical Antifa movement that has taken hold of the Democratic party and needs to be stopped.

“Do not glorify the violent people who are now tearing down the statues. Many of these people, not all of them, many of these people are trying to tear down America. Antifa is a radical anti-American, anti-free market, communist, socialist, hard, hard left censorial organization that tries to stop speakers on campuses from speaking. They use violence. And just because they’re opposed to fascism and to some of these monuments shouldn’t make them heroes of the liberals.”

Those are powerful words.  When a liberal like Dershowitz condemns Antifa so powerfully, other Democrats must’ve taken note.  He then said:

“I’m a liberal, and I think it’s the obligation of liberals to speak out against the hard left radicals just like it’s the obligation of conservatives to speak out against the extremism of the hard right.

Of course, the leftists at UC Berkeley don’t want any diversity of opinion, if it challenges their deeply treasured bigotry.  I am sick and tired of the media calling everything under the sun “racist,” but letting this sort of thing go.

Image Credit: HonestReporting on Flickr

About The Author

Mark Meckler

Mark was a co-founder of the Tea Party Patriots, and served as the national coordinator. He left the organization to work more broadly on expanding the self-governance movement beyond the partisan divide. Mark appears regularly on television in outlets as diverse as MSNBC, ABC, NBC, Fox News, CNN, Bloomberg, Fox Business and the BBC. He’s highly sought after for the tea party perspective from print and electronic media outlets, from the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, L.A. Times, Washington Examiner, Politico and the The Hill. Mark blogs at MarkMeckler.com, and his opinion editorials regularly run in many of the leading political newspapers both on and offline. Mark has a BA in English from San Diego State University and graduated with honors from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in 1988. He practiced real estate and business law for almost a decade. For the last eleven years of his legal career he specialized in Internet advertising law. When not fighting for the future of our nation, Mark is an avid horseman, and lives in rural northern California with his wife Patty and two children.

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