If Patrol actually had thumbs, she (yes, the site is a female) would be raising them firmly to the sky. In the type of move that might cause that place down below to get just a tad colder, The Next Right is calling for conservatives to stand against insanity and boycott the far, far Right's Wal-Mart of Fear, WorldNetDaily.
In response to WND's latest reporting that Obama may be creating Nazi-like detention camps for emergencies, The Next Right writes,
"In the 1960's, William F. Buckley denounced the John Birch Society leadership for being "so far removed from common sense" and later said "We cannot allow the emblem of irresponsibility to attach to the conservative banner."
The Birthers are the Birchers of our time, and WorldNetDaily is their pamphlet. The Right has mostly ignored these embarrassing people and organizations, but some people and organizations inexplicably choose to support WND through advertising and email list rental or other collaboration…No respectable organization should support the kind of fringe idiocy that WND peddles. Those who do are not respectable."
The monolithic bastion of bad font types and retina-scarring headlines has insisted on mining birther anger, latent racism and death camps rumors to the point of becoming a self-mocking parody, and Patrol agrees that it's time, to rip a cinematic-standard from Glen Beck's cold clammy fingers, and say "we're mad as hell, and we're not going to take it anymore."
There is a place for a "Free Press for a Free People," as WND so proudly declares, but Adams declared that, "The only foundation of a free constitution is pure virtue," and Franklin noted that, "only a virtuous people are capable of freedom, (I can go on all day). What seems strangely forgotten, in WND's obsession with our founding fathers and terror for America's future, is that one of the chief virtues in Christianity, and in America's early days, was that of truth-telling.
It is impossible to look at WND, on a post by post basis, and objectively say that what happens there actually follows under a pursuit of truth. Page by page is filled with sensational headlines, crackpot political ramblings and product marketing to take advantage of conservative paranoia. If all the people at WND can look in the mirror and say that they truly are actually pursuing truth, then someone should check the water filters and the batteries on the carbon monoxide detectors, just to make sure that brain cells aren't being unknowingly poisoned.
I'm not someone who likes to call out or attack an organization like this, but I'm sick and tired of having conservatism co-opted by this type of insanity. It undercuts the good of true conservatism and hurts causes and ideas I firmly believe in. This site is irresponsible journalism, it breeds dissension and hate, and exemplifies the far right's contribution to everything that is wrong with modern day political discourse.
Stop hurting America, WND. Please.
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