The far-left is completely out of their minds. Actual members of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) are spouting conspiracy theories on social media, and these platforms find what they’re saying perfectly legitimate despite regularly censoring President Donald Trump’s tweets.
“Elected DNC Member” David Atkins posted a Twitter thread earlier in the week in which he asked how to “deprogram 75 million people” — referring to Trump supporters — and that “We have to start thinking in terms of post-WWII Germany or Japan.
No seriously...how *do* you deprogram 75 million people? Where do you start? Fox? Facebook?— David Atkins (@DavidOAtkins) November 18, 2020
We have to start thinking in terms of post-WWII Germany or Japan. Or the failures of Reconstruction in the South.
Atkins is intimating that Trump supporters are akin to the German people in post-Nazi Germany who allowed the Nazis to run rampant over their country in the 1930s and 1940s.
Basically, if you’re a Trump supporter, Atkins apparently thinks you’re the worst of the worst and need to be George Orwell-style “reeducated” — nothing new for members of the extreme far-left.
Further down in the thread, Atkins acknowledged that what he was saying was “out of line,” but continued to degrade anyone that isn’t left-of-center.
I know conservatives are upset by some of the responses here. And yeah, many are out of line.— David Atkins (@DavidOAtkins) November 19, 2020
But what do you expect people to do in self-preservation? The Right has been running 4 years on "fuck your feelings, my conspiracy theories are valid opinions, and we have more guns."
It’s ironic that Atkins calls people who don’t think exactly like him guilty of pushing “conspiracy theories while literally pushing conspiracy theories of his own.
i mean, for chrissakes, conservatives are literally giving themselves COVID just to own the libs. They're dying in COVID wards insisting they don't have COVID because it must be a liberal plot.— David Atkins (@DavidOAtkins) November 19, 2020
People are gonna try to figure out how to defend themselves.
Towards the end of his Twitter thread rant, Atkins attempted to walk back his comments by claiming that “I’m not advocating ‘re-education camps’ or anything like that.”
And no, of course I'm not advocating "re-education camps" or anything like that. The point is that conservative infotainment is disinformation propaganda indistuinguishable from cult programming, and social media algorithms enable it.— David Atkins (@DavidOAtkins) November 19, 2020
It’s funny that Atkins thinks “conservative infotainment is disinformation propaganda” considering pretty much all major “news outlets” on television are run by the left.
And Atkins’ claim that social media enables speech he doesn’t like? I guess he hasn’t been paying attention to all the censorship of pretty much anyone who questions the validity of the radical media and social media narrative.
Once again, rules for thee, but not for me.
H/T: Daily Caller