In the spirit democracy they came, protesting the democratic election of the 45th President of the United States.
“Women’s rights are human rights”, they yelled, as if Trump was about to set flame to the Bill of Rights.
“Love Trumps hate”, they chanted, as they screamed hatred and profanities towards Trump and those who support him.
“Donald Trump is a racist” was another? Show me one example of Donald Trumps perceived racism in his 70 years; banning illegal immigration is not racist, tightening borders is not racist, his spat with a judge was not racist.
Gay rights somehow became another vocal point, not exactly a women’s rights issue but a noble cause nonetheless. Still, they were oblivious to the fact that candidate Trump was the first presidential nominee to stand in front of a Republican convention and address LGBTQ rights, – a revolutionary act one might say.
So what was the point of all this? I watched countless interviews of those participants, none of them could clearly articulate what exactly they were protesting other than the fact that their candidate lost – and by the way she’s a woman. None of them could specify what rights President Trump would take away from them, bar one – their “right” to abortion.
The left are friendly and inclusive bunch – when it suits their agenda. Earlier that week, the Women’s March on Washington removed two pro-life organizations from its list of sponsors and released a statement reinforcing its pro-choice position declaring “The Women’s March platform is pro-choice and that has been our stance since day one”. But wasn’t this a “women’s” march?
More unravelling occurred when actress Ashley Judd took to stage declaring: “I am Ashley Judd, and I’m a feminist”. Feminism is actually rejected by most women, precisely because their views are too extreme, anti-male and often involves playing the victim. They preach equal rights, but believe their right to choose “trumps” those of the unborn.
Judd’s poem comparing Trump to Hitler came shortly after Michael Moore declared, “The majority of Americans did not want Donald J. Trump as their president,” purposely mincing his words.Clinton won just shy of 66 million votes, or 48.03% – not a majority.
So why was Moore protesting? Perhaps because his influential Trump Will Win speech spectacularly backfired on him last year and only encouraged more people to vote for Donald Trump? Or maybe it’s just the fact that Michael Moore’s candidate lost fairly and democratically and he’s rejecting the American system of representative democracy?
He is an anarchist, dividing people into groups, ripping up newspapers because the headlines read: “Trump Takes Power”. He is stoking people to upend the democratic system and institutions of the United States – he is promoting autocracy and the overthrow of the government, he is, un-American.
He wasn’t the only privileged celebrity on show. If ever the opportunist, Madonna’s boundless journey to remain youthful and relevant spewed her terroristic thoughts of killing the newly elected president of the United States, by “blowing up the White House”. If ever the hypocrite, Madonna sang Trump can “Suck a Dick”, and “Fuck Donald Trump”, only adding to her class comments of offering to perform oral sex on people who would vote for Hillary Clinton during the campaign….girl power!
And what of their champion, Hillary Clinton? A woman who stood beside her husband after he sexually assaulted women, who defended a child rapist in court, whose foundation accepted millions of dollars from Middle Eastern countries known for violence against women and denying them many basic freedoms as well as criminalising homosexuality. Instead or protesting her, they voted for her!
Successful women like Kellyanne Conway, the first woman ever to manage a successful Presidential campaign are not held up as a champion for women simply because she is on the right.
So what was the point? The “Women’s” march was organised by exclusive, radical, far left, hypocritical pro-choice feminists who oppose the United States limited representative system of government. They preached love yet only to those who supported their views and attacked those that didn’t. They preached inclusiveness but don’t respect or tolerate those who voted for a different candidate. They demanded people unite behind their cause but won’t unite behind their president.
They were joined by many well-meaning yet misguided and misinformed people unaware that they were being duped into a concerted effort to delegitimise the President of the United States and subvert the very system that their Founding Fathers fought so hard to establish.
At the close of the Constitutional Convention of 1787, Dr. Benjamin Franklin was queried by a lady as he left Independence Hall on the final day of deliberation, she asked, “Well Doctor what have we got, a republic or a monarchy.” Franklin replied, “A republic . . . if you can keep it”.
Protestors should heed those solemn words.