Tucker Carlson coined — or at least popularized — the phrase Fetterman Nation. As a writer, I will take anything to get my point across. I swiped Trumpenfreude from Paul Krugman to describe that feeling you get when a Trump opponent has had his comeuppance.
Carlson said, “The Biden Administration used fighter jets to shoot down its own balloon and we really are becoming Fetterman Nation.”
Becoming? We are soaking in it. A goon in a hoodie and basketball shorts with no discernable skills or accomplishments defeated a well-groomed, respected cardiologist, television personality and businessman for the Senate.
It is like making Gary Coleman your first pick in basketball.
We have devolved into a big, dull, goofy, confused, barely functioning nation that given the choice between obvious and ridiculous choses the ridiculous every single time.
Consider homelessness. Despite spending trillions of dollars on welfare, urban development and mental health over the last quarter-century — driving the national debt to $31 trillion — we now have homeless taking over cities.
Security.org reported on “Homelessness in America 2023: Statistics, Analysis, & Trends.”
It said, “In December of 2022, HUD calculated that 582,462 people were experiencing homelessness in the United States and its territories. That number represented an increase of nearly 2,000 individuals over the last complete accounting of 2020, yet remained steady at 0.18% of the nation’s population.”
If we can count to the last digit the number of people sleeping on the streets, we can get every one of them in a bed, even if it is in jail.
Instead, they sleep in pup tents in the street and do drugs unabated by law enforcement. Local and state governments even give junkies free needles and places to buy and use drugs. We call it humane, but this is the opposite.
Treating the homeless is a great racket that puts many an unemployable nephew of a politician on the government payroll.
Insider reported, “San Francisco has a ‘Poop Patrol’ to deal with its feces problem, and workers make more than $184,000 a year in salary and benefits.”
That is just one of the more glaring examples of exploitation. The number of social workers, advocates and programs rise but the problem grows.
The media sells the homeless situation as an economic problem. Insider said, “As San Francisco faces a shortage of affordable housing, it has struggled to accommodate its more than 7,400 homeless residents.”
But American Addiction Centers reported, “Most research shows that around 1/3 of people who are homeless have problems with alcohol and/or drugs, and around 2/3 of these people have lifetime histories of drug or alcohol use disorders.”
What do you expect from the media? The truth? The media claimed those who pointed out Fetterman was unfit to serve because of his stroke were ableist — a word made up by morons who confuse equal rights with equal ability.
Then there is transgendering. It is all the rage in schools these days as the LGBT Mafia champions yet another perversion.
Transgendering has led to a crime wave among women, as well as a shattering of records in women’s sports.
The media helps LGBT teachers and the like to groom kids by changing the language to accommodate this absurdity.
The Associated Press changed its stylebook in 2017 to abandon he and she — a simple gendering that has served English well for, oh, a thousand years. Now it says, “Don’t refer to preferred or chosen pronouns. Instead, the pronouns they use, whose pronouns are, who uses the pronouns, etc.
“Don’t make assumptions about a person's gender identity based on their pronouns, or vice versa. Don’t assume a person's pronouns based on their first name.”
Five years later, that was not ridiculous enough.
Newsweek complained, “With the rise of anti-transgender legislation across the country—in sports, schools, even prisons—it comes as no surprise that the same anti-transgender rhetoric exists within journalism, especially in regards to the proper use of pronouns.
“In 2017, The Associated Press (AP) Stylebook, a reference point for journalists on the proper use of grammar, updated its policies to add the use of they/them pronouns for non-binary individuals under limited circumstances. While some felt the decision was a monumental move, others felt the AP did not do enough, especially when encompassing the use of neopronouns such as ze/zir, which was added to the Oxford dictionary in 2018.”
Of course, transgendering is not what the butchers with MD’s are doing. There is no such thing as transgender surgery.
This is transexual surgery. Surgeons are not changing language but hacking body parts to allow a person to change appearances. ’tis the Kardashian generation.
The media encourages this — in America. When surgery on children’s genitalia happens elsewhere, our media is horrified.
AP reported from Egypt, “After their genitals were cut, some women search for healing.”
The story said, “A global target aims to eradicate the deeply entrenched practice by 2030, and protect the next generations of girls, though campaigners acknowledge the difficulties in achieving that. The United Nations has designated an International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, or FGM, observed every February 6.”
Muslim girls do not choose this.
But American children do not choose this butchery either. They are encouraged by unhealthy mothers or groomers at school to take drugs to suppress puberty and have surgery.
If you have to be 18 to have sex, you should have to be at least 18 to change your sex.
Of course, you cannot change your sex but people live in fantasy worlds encouraged by a media too afraid to tell a truth that will offend crazy people.
Transexed kids are lucky, though. At least they were born. One-fourth of the nation’s children are killed in the womb. The media calls abortion reproduction rights, when it does the opposite by ending reproduction.
This ball of confusion extends to law enforcement, where Mark Houck was acquitted of federal charges that he somehow violated women’s rights by praying in front of an abortion butcher shop.
Ace of Spades reported, “Recall that Mark Houck was literally dragged out of his home at gunpoint, in front of his young family, as if he were some sort of dangerous criminal or terrorist. Or, dare I say it, like Jews in hiding caught by the Gestapo. I will assume that the Thomas More Society worked pro bono, but while this is a victory in one sense, it is a massive defeat for the rule of law and for liberty. So, the DOJ lost the case but always remember, to them the process is the punishment.”
Law enforcement does not pursue shoplifters. Instead the cops go after old men who defend themselves against illegal aliens.
Joseph Klein wrote, “A 73-year-old Arizona cattle rancher, George Alan Kelly, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder for allegedly killing an illegal immigrant from Mexico who trespassed on the rancher’s private property.
“The alleged killing took place on January 30th. Mr. Kelly is in jail, unable to make the bail that was set at an outrageous $1 million. And so began Mr. Kelly’s experience with Kafkaesque injustice.
“Rather than receive government protection against repeated instances of trespassing and harassment by illegal immigrants, Mr. Kelly has been charged with murder and jailed for standing his ground on his own property.”
Contrast and compare to how Alec Baldwin is treated for killing Halyna Hutchins on the set of his low-budget movie Rust.
It is easy to say all this makes no sense, but it does.
This ball of confusion is Sun Tzu at his best. The fascists want to throw Americans off balance as they fight to subjugate us. They start from the edges and work their way in until they have taken over.
The Statuary Rape of American history is a good example.
It began with the removal of Confederate statues. The highlight of Nikki Haley’s governorship in South Carolina was signing into law the removal of Rebel statues.
My Southern readers were right. The self-righteous mob did not stop with Robert E. Lee. The mob is craven. Its appetite is never satisfied.
Democrat-run Boston tore down a statue of Abraham Lincoln emancipating slaves because Democrats love slavery and dream of a government that owns everyone someday.
This is why Democrats in New York City honor junkie and armed robber George Floyd, who never lived there, instead of Teddy Roosevelt, a former mayor and Rough Rider whose presidency was an era of peace and prosperity.
Nearly 70 years after Brown v. Topeka ended racial segregation in schools, universities encourage barring white people from dorms, clubs and other activities.
The Christian-led civil rights movement that led to equality has been hijacked by Democrats who want to make white people second-class citizens in order to appease minority voters.
You can never be too woke, as LeBron James discovered this month.
The Atlantic reported, “On Friday, Memphis police released body- and street-cam video of five officers beating Tyre Nichols, an unarmed civilian who later died of his injuries. Unlike many recent notorious examples of police brutality, in this instance the victim and perpetrators were all Black, leading to confusion and distress. The basketball star LeBron James tweeted, ‘WE ARE OUR OWN WORSE ENEMY!’
“This kind of self-directed criticism is familiar to anyone who has had their hair trimmed in a black barbershop. What is novel today is the amount of anger and the specific form of critique that James’s tweet, for one prominent example, engendered. One of the more polite and reprintable responses: ‘I’d say white supremacy was our worse enemy but okay LeBron.’”
Do not get me started on drag queen shows for kids.
In Fetterman Nation, the normal now is abnormal and the abnormal is normal. This is pure Sun Tzu, who said, “The whole secret lies in confusing the enemy, so that he cannot fathom our real intent.”
Now you know.