“I did NOT have sexual relations with that rubber mannequin!”
When the lie came crashing down, Clinton and his defenders deconstructed the English language, questioning the meaning of every word in his sentence rather than admit that the lie was a lie. ~ Daniel Greenfield, “Life in Post-Truth America”
Dear Shutupnsing reader; refill that cup of coffee and prepare yourself for a phenomenal treat that is nothing short of the most brilliant shattering of the Progressive’s Smoke & Mirror Farce ever written! I’ve linked to some remarkably talented writers in the past, but nearly every delicious word, phrase and term in Daniel Greenfield’s “Life in Post-Truth America” is pure genius in its conceptual fit with every other word, phrase and term to create an indisputable portrait of Truth stubbornly bobbing above the waves in what he refers to as the “Doublethink state of our progressive Oceania.”
There is no other possible way to explain what is taking place before our very eyes. There is no other way to explain how Obama got here, what Obama is doing here, and how he is getting away with what he is doing here even after we know what he is doing here!
“The essential act of the Party is to use conscious deception while retaining the firmness of purpose that goes with complete honesty,” Orwell wrote.
Think about how numb we have become to the steady diet of lies upon lies, day after day!
The conscious deceptions of the modern Doublethinkers depend on them telling a lie in the service of the greater truth. In the service of healthcare, education, environmental and financial reforms?
Bill Clinton and his allies deconstructed the English language rather than admit a lie. Their successors deconstruct reality. They deny that objective truth exists or even matters. They didn’t lie because there is no such thing as truth. There are perspectives, some of which agree with Bill Clinton’s version of reality or Lena Dunham’s version of reality. Here’s where it’s important to parse Greenfield’s words from his meaning. When he writes…there is no such thing as truth, he means to say there is no place for truth in the Doublethink state of our progressive Oceania, a hugely important distinction…because it will lead to their extinction! Their conceit allows them to believe that they can actually eliminate truth when in fact truth, like light, simply is. It exists as powerfully and indestructibly as light…there is only the absence, as tonight is absence of a sun that most of us will see tomorrow.
Obama doesn’t simply lie. He exists in a truth-free zone. He doesn’t stumble with any construction as clumsy as Kerry’s “I actually did vote for the $87 billion, before I voted against it.” He does not start with truthful facts. His starting point is in an imaginary territory. It ends in an imaginary territory. If the two imaginary territories are different, it scarcely matters because neither place was ever real.
Progressives don’t only live in a post-American world; they live in a post-Truth world. A world without facts and without truth is one in which the America that was cannot exist.
America had prospered because of a firm belief in a discoverable and exploitable reality. That was the country that could build skyscrapers and fleets in a year. Post-Truth America has little interest in big buildings because it’s too busy enacting a psychodrama in which the earth is about to be destroyed. And fleets, like horses and bayonets and facts, are 19th century toys that are much less interesting than the manipulation of people through lies and deceit.
Problems arise as they attempt to force their world on the rest of us and marginalize those who refuse to play along as “Flat-Earthers”! The problems are compounded by the fact that energy (Truth) suppressed tends to re-manifest in powerful and explosive…often demonic ways, as most therapists worth their salt can attest to.
Lena Dunham’s Barry and Obama’s Barry are both imaginary creatures. They are the sophisticated products of disordered minds and a disordered civilization whose leading figures lie as instinctively and as shamelessly as any pre-rational culture that could not distinguish between lies and truth.
The device of the unreliable narrator puts truth out of reach. It says that there is no such thing as truth, only various perspectives on an event.
So what does this all mean? It means that the only difference between Jeb Bush, Mitt Romney, Chris Christie and Hilary Clinton is that three are male Progressives and one is a female Progressive all looking to sell their version of a Post-Truth America!
We just saw Republicans preview this in Orange County New York with the passage of their un-constitutional “Asset Forfeiture Law”. The Left’s means are no justification to their ends, but the Right’s means are? That is the problem with Post-Truth gobbledygook…it leaves no firm ground to stand on; only ideological quicksand! :-(
And here’s the perfect analogy for those who continue to perpetuate insanity by playing along. You are absolutely no different than the pathetic men we read about in our youth who resorted to inflatable dolls for sex because they could not get real women to sleep with them. That my friend, is as pathetic as pathetic gets! And one day Clinton-Karma’s gonna get you! You’ll be forced to look straight into the cameras and swear, “I did not have sex with that rubber mannequin!” :-)
“Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It’s perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we’ve learned something from yesterday.”~ John Wayne