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From GQ:

The Racist, Homophobic Attack on Jussie Smollett Is Far-Right America’s Endgame
BY JOSHUA RIVERA
January 29, 2019

When one of the most famous black and gay men in America is not safe, the message is clearer than it has ever been. …

Whiteness in 21st century America has an endgame, and it is this: to divest itself from the shame of its power, while working to revive the fear it needs in which to thrive. …

The assault of Jussie Smollett is not an isolated incident. Americans who do not fit the white, straight, male, or Christian mold of the ruling class are being targeted with concerning regularity, in synagogues and churches and nightclubs. The perpetrators are not all white, but they are cultivated in a culture built to reward the narrow slice of Americans that have lives that mirror those of the powerful and largely disregard the misfortune of those who do not.

At this late stage, the message is clearer than it has ever been. Jussie Smollett is a successful actor on a popular television series, one of the most famous black and gay men in America, and even he is not safe. A rope was put around his neck because he dared to be a person who did not hide who he was. You don’t put a rope on a person of color in America unless you’re interested in sending messages—one to the people you hate, and another to those you think will agree with you.

A still-disputed aspect of the attack on Smollett is a line shouted after his attackers fled the scene: “This is MAGA country.” While its veracity isn’t confirmed, its sentiment needs no fact-check. America’s choice to embrace the blind rage of late-stage whiteness in decline is an explicit longing for this kind of crime, a version of America in which those who do not assimilate to the satisfaction of their white, straight, and Christian betters are subject to the impunity of law enforcement, the scorn of the media and the fury of racist homophobes stalking the streets of your city, who want you to know that they could lynch you if they really wanted to, and maybe get away with it too.

 
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  1. No way was Smollett one of the most famous black gays in America (he is now though).

    • Replies: @Bruce County
    I thought Kanye west was the most famous faggot in America.
    , @Abe

    No way was Smollett one of the most famous black gays in America (he is now though).
     
    That’s the hilarious, LARRY SANDERS SHOW-esque quality of it all. Smollett’s purported attackers, in his retelling of it, keep bringing up his status as a TV star on the show EMPIRE. “Aren’t you that gay [email protected] on EMPIRE?” Even the letter to his home with the white powder was addressed to ,Jussie Smollet (EMPIRE)”. It could only be funnier if he claimed his alley attackers hailed him with : “Aren’t you that gay [email protected] on the 7 EMMY-award nominated EMPIRE?”
    , @Whitney
    I think they meant infamous
    , @Logan
    Americans who do not fit the white, straight, male, or Christian mold of the ruling class.

    Did zir really mean to say white or straight or male or Christian? Because that's what the sentence means grammatically. Which would limit those not in the ruling class to those few who are none of the above. Such as a black lesbian atheist.
    , @Forbes

    one of the most famous black and gay men in America
     
    Well, that is setting a rather low bar. I had never heard of him or the program. Still don't know him beyond his name--which, I'm pretty sure I probably mispronounce. And yet still, I couldn't name another gay black man. So yeah, the most famous black and gay man in America...

    All because he conjured up a hate hoax. Well done.
  2. “When one of the most famous black and gay men in America is not safe…”

    Really? I bet I could (ashamedly) name at least 50 black American men who are more famous than this homosexual negro.

    Joshua Rivera:

    • Replies: @Rufus
    You know you're in Ed Buck Country...
    , @JimB
    Joshua Rivera looks like he jumps subway turnstiles.
    , @AndrewR
    "and" is the key word.

    I have a hard time coming up with even one gay black man besides (presumably) Ru Paul.
    , @Ghost of Bull Moose
    Gay Latino Millennial on Adderall tosses word salad.
    , @Hail
    In other Joshua Rivera news:

    https://mediaweb.wftv.com/photo/2018/07/25/Joshua%20Rivera%20mug_1532537836516.jpg_12434032_ver1.0_640_360.jpg

    Man arrested, accused of taking pictures up woman's skirt at Longwood 7-Eleven

    Updated: Jul 25, 2018
     

    woman's skirt
     
    Two words proving Joshua Rivera, journalist, cannot possibly have dunnit. Back to work on the next hard-hitting piece, J Riv; you're in the clear on this one.
  3. Target demographics for GQ —

    1) People in the fashion industry.
    2) Gay men who want to be fashionable and elegant.
    3) Right wingers seeking denunciation fodder.

    😉

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar

    Target demographics for GQ —

    1) People in the fashion industry.
    2) Gay men who want to be fashionable and elegant.
    3) Right wingers seeking denunciation fodder
     
    So it stands for Goddam Queers?
    , @Hibernian
    A Venn diagram of these three categories would be interesting.
    , @obwandiyag
    Nice term for Sailer in a nutshell: "Seeking Denunciation Fodder" SDF.

    Excellent coining. I shall immediately appropriate it, if you please. It is so perfectly apt as to be inescapable.
  4. The author’s Twitter feed:

    The “fake but true” take:

    • Replies: @J.Ross
    Anyone who insists that this is not a hoax after seeing the video, with its eye-blink in the alleyway for everything to be said and done, is lying, and remember that the police are allowed to lie to effect policing goals (ie, trick a criminal into confessing).
    , @Trevor H.
    "The climate we've created" indeed. Contributor 216 pointed out that the endless hoaxes are features not bugs. They rally the True Believers, who don't even think hoaxes happen, and they demean the Apostates (like us) by demonstrating time and again that the facts of the case never matter.

    Instead it's so much grandstanding, and celebratory dancing in the end zone. The whole purpose--aside from generating even more hatred aimed at us--is to demonstrate that they can get away with anything.

    , @El Dato

    anyway read the piece again. it doesn't accuse anyone of anything, but talks about the climate we've created, and why that made this alleged attack a flashpoint
     
    Ah the effects of Climate Change.
    , @anon
    Boy I sure wish people would understand the difference between blackness and, you know, individual black people
    , @TheJester
    It appears we have created a climate for "hate hoaxes" followed by fake news about the "hate hoaxes"; that is when the "hate hoaxes" are exposed the MSM falls silent to maintain the presumption about white oppression and the victimization of POC. The whole thing is itself a hoax.

    Def. Hoax: to trick into believing or accepting as genuine something false and often preposterous.
     
    "Preposterous" ... that part is certainly correct.
    , @KenH
    Rivera is a real beauty who just seems to vomit out all the SJW talking points he learned in school and on his favorite internet sites.
  5. “Whiteness in 21st century America has an endgame, and it is this: to divest itself from the shame of its power, while working to revive the fear it needs in which to thrive.”

    I’ve read this fifteen times and am still totally clueless as to its meaning.

    • Replies: @J.Ross
    Around the time of the last presidential campaign I started to notice young people conflating "endgame" with "goal." So he discusses the Goal of All Whites, as he graciously condescends to assign it.
    Aside: is this person circumcised?
    And what is that great goal? It is a spiritual, and therefore perpetual goal, a struggle that can never end but which yields benefits like self-perfection, and it is that white people be very sorry whenever they are told to be. If it had practical terms they would be the inauguration of a total Harrison Bergeron society, but of course Jews and Asians would never let that include them.
    , @Moses
    It means they hate you because you're White.

    They will always hate you, no matter who you are are what you do, because you're White.

    Whites will wake up and coalesce around racial identity sooner or later. Or they will go extinct (which may be the plan).
    , @WowJustWow
    And I'm still trying to figure out what point is being made here:

    "The perpetrators are not all white, but they are cultivated in a culture built to reward the narrow slice of Americans that have lives that mirror those of the powerful and largely disregard the misfortune of those who do not."

    What is that suggesting, that minorities commit hate crimes against other minorities because they think it will make them whiter?
    , @Neil Templeton
    Apparently, the endgame is whiteness thriving [ruling] without shame.
    , @tyrone
    They're going to surround the whole hoax with layer after layer of SJW cant.
    , @Sean
    The best endgame would be AlphaZero's chess. A positional boa constrictor, it makes sacrifices for initially very subtle advantages that that progressively constrain the opponent.
    , @Almost Missouri
    It means

    F U Whitey!
    , @El Dato
    THE 33 WORDS!

    You know, when you CC: somebody in an e-mail, you constantly affirm your anti(f|r)acism!

    The corresponding hand gesture is OK gesture with both hands, back of the hand forward.

    , @Chrisnonymous
    It means the circular firing squad is Steve's fault.
  6. I do not read GQ and thanks to Steve’s reporting I am unlikely to ever get in the habit.

  7. Anonymous[427] • Disclaimer says:

    The very ineptitude of this whole fraud implicitly means that it has nothing to do with White people,
    who except for criminals and meth head losers tend to do it right when they do it.

    Consider the killing of Ken McElroy, which was a fair example of a white killing. No innocent bystanders were shot, and in the end no one was charged and not for lack of the FBI’s trying. The killing of Alan Berg and of Robert Blake’s ex-wife Bonnie Lee Bakley were also “white killings”.

    Bonny Lee Bakley (June 7, 1956 – May 4, 2001) was the second wife of actor Robert Blake, who was her tenth husband.[1][2][3] Bakley was fatally shot while sitting in Blake’s parked car outside a Los Angeles-area restaurant in May 2001.

    In 2002, Robert Blake was charged with Bakley’s murder, solicitation of murder, conspiracy and special circumstance of lying in wait. In March 2005, a jury found Blake not guilty of the crimes. Seven months later, Blake was found liable in a wrongful death lawsuit brought against him by Bakley’s children. Officially, Bakley’s murder remains unsolved.

    Whites just don’t do the kind of stuff Smollett alleges was done to him. In the old days, a particularly effervescent Negro might get soaped and hosed down or one accused of chasing white tail might get beaten but random unprovoked attacks on Blacks just did not happen. These things do not happen any more.

    Certainly , some Whites have committed crimes against Blacks and those should be, and usually are punished, but these are uncommon and oddly enough the press tends not to cover the real events very well. Far more often it’s the other way around and everyone knows it.

  8. Title of the mag sounds sexist – should be changed to “Gentleperson’s Quarterly.”

    • Replies: @Pat Kittle
    Make that "Gentleperdaughter's Quarterly."
    , @Pericles

    Title of the mag sounds sexist – should be changed to “Gentleperson’s Quarterly.”

     

    Or just Gay Quarterly. Truth in advertising.
  9. @J.Ross
    No way was Smollett one of the most famous black gays in America (he is now though).

    I thought Kanye west was the most famous faggot in America.

  10. Americans who do not fit the white, straight, male, or Christian mold of the ruling class

    Coulda fooled me.

  11. While its veracity isn’t confirmed, its sentiment needs no fact-check.

    White MAGA non-White-hating youth run rampant on the streets of Chicago at 2am in subzero polar vortex cold. Even if they don’t exist or this didn’t happen, we imagine it could have happened, which is the important thing, so we should treat it and demonize White people as if it DID happen.

    Has anyone read Kafka’s “The Trial”? It perfectly captures The Current Year.

    This cannot go on forever. Civil war is coming.

    • Agree: Colin Wright
    • Replies: @Jake
    You cannot reason with insanity, and this article is insane. The Left today is insane. It is no more sane, no more reasonable, no more moral than were Robespierre and Trotsky. It is just waiting, impatiently, to begin the slaughter to bring peace and purification.
  12. @passive-aggressivist
    "Whiteness in 21st century America has an endgame, and it is this: to divest itself from the shame of its power, while working to revive the fear it needs in which to thrive."

    I've read this fifteen times and am still totally clueless as to its meaning.

    Around the time of the last presidential campaign I started to notice young people conflating “endgame” with “goal.” So he discusses the Goal of All Whites, as he graciously condescends to assign it.
    Aside: is this person circumcised?
    And what is that great goal? It is a spiritual, and therefore perpetual goal, a struggle that can never end but which yields benefits like self-perfection, and it is that white people be very sorry whenever they are told to be. If it had practical terms they would be the inauguration of a total Harrison Bergeron society, but of course Jews and Asians would never let that include them.

  13. Where does GQ find the space anymore to go over which ties match different shirts?

  14. @Anon
    The author's Twitter feed:

    https://twitter.com/jmrivera02/status/1096472914470289418

    The "fake but true" take:

    https://twitter.com/jmrivera02/status/1096453310926737408

    https://twitter.com/jmrivera02/status/1096451450467700738

    Anyone who insists that this is not a hoax after seeing the video, with its eye-blink in the alleyway for everything to be said and done, is lying, and remember that the police are allowed to lie to effect policing goals (ie, trick a criminal into confessing).

    • Replies: @Trevor H.
    Police are also allowed to lie in order to save their own skins. Even if every officer in the department is convinced of the hoax, they have the right to pretend otherwise, in order to prevent riots (though it is not summer just now), to save their jobs and pensions, and to keep the politically powerful happy.
  15. @passive-aggressivist
    "Whiteness in 21st century America has an endgame, and it is this: to divest itself from the shame of its power, while working to revive the fear it needs in which to thrive."

    I've read this fifteen times and am still totally clueless as to its meaning.

    It means they hate you because you’re White.

    They will always hate you, no matter who you are are what you do, because you’re White.

    Whites will wake up and coalesce around racial identity sooner or later. Or they will go extinct (which may be the plan).

    • Replies: @passive-aggressivist
    I definitely picked up on the subtext, but saying that is just redundant at this point.
    , @Gordo

    It means they hate you because you’re White.

    They will always hate you, no matter who you are are what you do, because you’re White.

    Whites will wake up and coalesce around racial identity sooner or later. Or they will go extinct (which may be the plan).

     

    It is the plan, any public figure who starts to call this out is shut down, sometime with a fatal 'accident'.
  16. @Anon
    The author's Twitter feed:

    https://twitter.com/jmrivera02/status/1096472914470289418

    The "fake but true" take:

    https://twitter.com/jmrivera02/status/1096453310926737408

    https://twitter.com/jmrivera02/status/1096451450467700738

    “The climate we’ve created” indeed. Contributor 216 pointed out that the endless hoaxes are features not bugs. They rally the True Believers, who don’t even think hoaxes happen, and they demean the Apostates (like us) by demonstrating time and again that the facts of the case never matter.

    Instead it’s so much grandstanding, and celebratory dancing in the end zone. The whole purpose–aside from generating even more hatred aimed at us–is to demonstrate that they can get away with anything.

    • Agree: Stan d Mute
    • Replies: @Moses
    Great comment.
    , @Anon
    What were the names of anyone involved in the Texas shooting? Gosh, I forgot. "Jussie Smollett" may be with me until I'm raptured. If you convened a group of linguists, neurologists, psychologists, and semioticians you could not come up with a more memorable name (other than "Smuckers"), and combined with Smollett's smirk, his "I stand only for love" persona, and the unforgettable high profile daily plot development, this one is here to stay in the popular consciousness.
    , @Svigor

    “The climate we’ve created” indeed. Contributor 216 pointed out that the endless hoaxes are features not bugs. They rally the True Believers, who don’t even think hoaxes happen, and they demean the Apostates (like us) by demonstrating time and again that the facts of the case never matter.
     
    Yeah, except they aren't. Every new hoax, particularly high-profile, nationwide ones like this, is a recruiting tool that brings many more bodies into the alt-right. I've heard many say it was Ferguson or Duke Lacrosse or whatever that pushed them into our camp.

    Each of these is a blow to the legitimacy of the regime. You don't want your regime's legitimacy in a death spiral, but that's what's happening.

  17. Republicans should go full court press on this one. Senate hearings on a committee that Harris and Booker are assigned to. Republicans Senators decrying hate crimes against our most vulnerable (gays and POC). Call in Justice Dept. officials to testify about how it is possible for immigration laws to allow hate criminals into the country. Demand funding for ICE to track down and expel those who would dare go after the most vulnerable in our society.

    First Senator to say “That’s not who we are!” gets my vote in a primary if s/he runs against Trump.

    Alas, the stupid party will do nothing.

  18. @passive-aggressivist
    "Whiteness in 21st century America has an endgame, and it is this: to divest itself from the shame of its power, while working to revive the fear it needs in which to thrive."

    I've read this fifteen times and am still totally clueless as to its meaning.

    And I’m still trying to figure out what point is being made here:

    “The perpetrators are not all white, but they are cultivated in a culture built to reward the narrow slice of Americans that have lives that mirror those of the powerful and largely disregard the misfortune of those who do not.”

    What is that suggesting, that minorities commit hate crimes against other minorities because they think it will make them whiter?

    • Replies: @AnotherDad

    And I’m still trying to figure out what point is being made here
     
    Even if immigrant black men did it ... it's because of "climate of hate" or something. I.e. white man's fault.

    It's a smug non-falsifiable ideology.

    ~

    I wish there was a single "conservative" or "Republican" or even high visibility pundit willing to take this on directly. "Great. If white men are such a terrible burden ... then let's keep them away from minorities. Let's stop immigration, stop subjecting more black and brown people to living around so many whites. Or better, yet, we just separate. A separate nation for those Trump voting whites, so you folks don't have to live around them. Works for me!
    , @Chrisnonymous
    Absolutely. It's like cannibalizing albinos in Africa.
  19. @MikeatMikedotMike
    "When one of the most famous black and gay men in America is not safe..."

    Really? I bet I could (ashamedly) name at least 50 black American men who are more famous than this homosexual negro.

    Joshua Rivera:

    https://media.gq.com/photos/5a8193c3dd582f0b3ac18723/16:9/pass/gaming-headset-josh-rivera-lede.jpg

    You know you’re in Ed Buck Country…

  20. @MikeatMikedotMike
    "When one of the most famous black and gay men in America is not safe..."

    Really? I bet I could (ashamedly) name at least 50 black American men who are more famous than this homosexual negro.

    Joshua Rivera:

    https://media.gq.com/photos/5a8193c3dd582f0b3ac18723/16:9/pass/gaming-headset-josh-rivera-lede.jpg

    Joshua Rivera looks like he jumps subway turnstiles.

  21. @WowJustWow
    And I'm still trying to figure out what point is being made here:

    "The perpetrators are not all white, but they are cultivated in a culture built to reward the narrow slice of Americans that have lives that mirror those of the powerful and largely disregard the misfortune of those who do not."

    What is that suggesting, that minorities commit hate crimes against other minorities because they think it will make them whiter?

    And I’m still trying to figure out what point is being made here

    Even if immigrant black men did it … it’s because of “climate of hate” or something. I.e. white man’s fault.

    It’s a smug non-falsifiable ideology.

    ~

    I wish there was a single “conservative” or “Republican” or even high visibility pundit willing to take this on directly. “Great. If white men are such a terrible burden … then let’s keep them away from minorities. Let’s stop immigration, stop subjecting more black and brown people to living around so many whites. Or better, yet, we just separate. A separate nation for those Trump voting whites, so you folks don’t have to live around them. Works for me!

    • Replies: @MBlanc46
    They’ll keep us away from the minorities by sending us off to the camps.
    , @Moses
    Their objective is not separation. Their objective is subjugation.

    Non-Whites need Whites to keep society running. They plan to install themselves as rulers and have Whites paying taxes and keeping the electric plants etc running to realize their Wakanda utopia.

    It will not end well.

  22. ‘…The assault of Jussie Smollett is not an isolated incident. Americans who do not fit the white, straight, male, or Christian mold of the ruling class are being targeted with concerning regularity, in synagogues and churches and nightclubs. The perpetrators are not all white, but they are cultivated in a culture built to reward the narrow slice of Americans that have lives that mirror those of the powerful and largely disregard the misfortune of those who do not…’

    I’m confused. First, the author excludes Jews from the group he is discussing — then he identifies that group as being the ‘the powerful.’ Which is it?

    • Replies: @Trevor H.
    It means the owners of the mass media are Jewish, and you're not. Most every one knows who signs his pay checks.
  23. When one of the most famous black and gay men in America is not safe.

    But what’s that go to do with Smollett?

  24. @MikeatMikedotMike
    "When one of the most famous black and gay men in America is not safe..."

    Really? I bet I could (ashamedly) name at least 50 black American men who are more famous than this homosexual negro.

    Joshua Rivera:

    https://media.gq.com/photos/5a8193c3dd582f0b3ac18723/16:9/pass/gaming-headset-josh-rivera-lede.jpg

    “and” is the key word.

    I have a hard time coming up with even one gay black man besides (presumably) Ru Paul.

    • Replies: @MikeatMikedotMike
    I suppose that's true.

    Still, I myself had never heard of him before this.
  25. “Whiteness in 21st century America has an endgame, and it is this: to divest itself from the shame of its power, while working to revive the fear it needs in which to thrive”

    What the hell is this sentence supposed to mean? It’s a bunch of word salad. How does whiteness have an endgame? How does an abstract property divest itself from shame? What does it mean for whiteness to thrive? Why does that require fear? How did an editor read this sentence and find it acceptable?

    • Replies: @Oswald Spengler
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fLZubB22edw
  26. Aw, come on Steve. Are you sure that this wasn’t an Onion parody with “GQ” photoshopped over the title?

  27. Thought that GQ was a men’s fashion magazine.

    • Replies: @sayless
    Well the White Supremicists tied their noose with a Windsor knot instead of a slip knot so there’s that. But did Josh take note?
  28. @Joe Magarac
    Target demographics for GQ --

    1) People in the fashion industry.
    2) Gay men who want to be fashionable and elegant.
    3) Right wingers seeking denunciation fodder.

    ;)

    Target demographics for GQ —

    1) People in the fashion industry.
    2) Gay men who want to be fashionable and elegant.
    3) Right wingers seeking denunciation fodder

    So it stands for Goddam Queers?

  29. @AnotherDad

    And I’m still trying to figure out what point is being made here
     
    Even if immigrant black men did it ... it's because of "climate of hate" or something. I.e. white man's fault.

    It's a smug non-falsifiable ideology.

    ~

    I wish there was a single "conservative" or "Republican" or even high visibility pundit willing to take this on directly. "Great. If white men are such a terrible burden ... then let's keep them away from minorities. Let's stop immigration, stop subjecting more black and brown people to living around so many whites. Or better, yet, we just separate. A separate nation for those Trump voting whites, so you folks don't have to live around them. Works for me!

    They’ll keep us away from the minorities by sending us off to the camps.

  30. @Moses

    While its veracity isn’t confirmed, its sentiment needs no fact-check.
     
    White MAGA non-White-hating youth run rampant on the streets of Chicago at 2am in subzero polar vortex cold. Even if they don't exist or this didn't happen, we imagine it could have happened, which is the important thing, so we should treat it and demonize White people as if it DID happen.

    Has anyone read Kafka's "The Trial"? It perfectly captures The Current Year.

    This cannot go on forever. Civil war is coming.

    You cannot reason with insanity, and this article is insane. The Left today is insane. It is no more sane, no more reasonable, no more moral than were Robespierre and Trotsky. It is just waiting, impatiently, to begin the slaughter to bring peace and purification.

  31. @MikeatMikedotMike
    "When one of the most famous black and gay men in America is not safe..."

    Really? I bet I could (ashamedly) name at least 50 black American men who are more famous than this homosexual negro.

    Joshua Rivera:

    https://media.gq.com/photos/5a8193c3dd582f0b3ac18723/16:9/pass/gaming-headset-josh-rivera-lede.jpg

    Gay Latino Millennial on Adderall tosses word salad.

  32. Gentleman’s Quarterly =

    Men request gallantry.
    Largely remnant quest.

    Equally rent garments.
    Queller grant amnesty.
    Natty legmen’s quarrel.

    Request; lent my raglan.

    Malty queen strangler.
    Anally request Mr Gent.
    Rent my gallant queers.

    • Replies: @Redneck farmer
    That last is only legal in certain areas of Nevada.
  33. @passive-aggressivist
    "Whiteness in 21st century America has an endgame, and it is this: to divest itself from the shame of its power, while working to revive the fear it needs in which to thrive."

    I've read this fifteen times and am still totally clueless as to its meaning.

    Apparently, the endgame is whiteness thriving [ruling] without shame.

  34. America’s choice to embrace the blind rage of late-stage whiteness in decline …

  35. More false ‘white Christian male privilege’. The white baby sitters, forecourt attendants and toilet cleaners overthrew their elders: older money, older landed wealth. Never look at lineage privilege, just stay focused on your peasant white privilege with a smidgen of Court Jewry privilege 2.0 thrown in for good measure. From Jeff ‘Bezos’ to Koch Brothers to Kathleen Kennedy to Robert Mueller III and /wife/ to Coonman to Beto O’Rourke and on and on. Patriciany Peabodys, Forbes and Cabells lost all their wealth in the techno-managerial meritocracy, they now all work at McDonalds and your local petrol station, living in one-bedroom flats. CNN and assorted media boom about ol ‘Beto’ of white working class male privilege, while old patrician money that isn’t descended from a President or whose family name doesn’t begin with the letter “R” remains invisible to the masses, secluded on detached islands the peasantry has never heard of. Robert O’Rourke, you have some great noble blood, be proud, don’t be shy. Great greeeat gramps like Mildmay, from auditor to Court of Augmentations (and King’s military and naval works and all moneys advanced in prest), Chancellor of the Exchequer, under-treasurer … why be ashamed? Such distingushed ancestry. So many to choose from. Why keep it all in the family? With a media so keen to harp on and on about peasant-level white privilege, lineage/blood/breeding/family/purity privilege would be a refreshing change for the masses to concern themselves with.

    But we wouldn’t want the masses looking up, now would we?

  36. @J.Ross
    No way was Smollett one of the most famous black gays in America (he is now though).

    No way was Smollett one of the most famous black gays in America (he is now though).

    That’s the hilarious, LARRY SANDERS SHOW-esque quality of it all. Smollett’s purported attackers, in his retelling of it, keep bringing up his status as a TV star on the show EMPIRE. “Aren’t you that gay [email protected] on EMPIRE?” Even the letter to his home with the white powder was addressed to ,Jussie Smollet (EMPIRE)”. It could only be funnier if he claimed his alley attackers hailed him with : “Aren’t you that gay [email protected] on the 7 EMMY-award nominated EMPIRE?”

    • Agree: sayless
  37. @AnotherDad

    And I’m still trying to figure out what point is being made here
     
    Even if immigrant black men did it ... it's because of "climate of hate" or something. I.e. white man's fault.

    It's a smug non-falsifiable ideology.

    ~

    I wish there was a single "conservative" or "Republican" or even high visibility pundit willing to take this on directly. "Great. If white men are such a terrible burden ... then let's keep them away from minorities. Let's stop immigration, stop subjecting more black and brown people to living around so many whites. Or better, yet, we just separate. A separate nation for those Trump voting whites, so you folks don't have to live around them. Works for me!

    Their objective is not separation. Their objective is subjugation.

    Non-Whites need Whites to keep society running. They plan to install themselves as rulers and have Whites paying taxes and keeping the electric plants etc running to realize their Wakanda utopia.

    It will not end well.

  38. @Trevor H.
    "The climate we've created" indeed. Contributor 216 pointed out that the endless hoaxes are features not bugs. They rally the True Believers, who don't even think hoaxes happen, and they demean the Apostates (like us) by demonstrating time and again that the facts of the case never matter.

    Instead it's so much grandstanding, and celebratory dancing in the end zone. The whole purpose--aside from generating even more hatred aimed at us--is to demonstrate that they can get away with anything.

    Great comment.

  39. This man’s reputation is shot, if it gets around that he once witnessed a crime, and sympathized with the perpetrator. He was barely five and in a crowd of people, but that flimsy excuse won’t save him.

  40. @415 reasons
    “Whiteness in 21st century America has an endgame, and it is this: to divest itself from the shame of its power, while working to revive the fear it needs in which to thrive”

    What the hell is this sentence supposed to mean? It’s a bunch of word salad. How does whiteness have an endgame? How does an abstract property divest itself from shame? What does it mean for whiteness to thrive? Why does that require fear? How did an editor read this sentence and find it acceptable?

  41. This guy doesn’t understand what an endgame is.

    Adjust expectations accordingly.

  42. Anon[425] • Disclaimer says: • Website

    Could it be that some in the media are encouraging blacks to make fools of themselves by egging them on with hate hoaxes?

    It kills two birds with one stone.

    1. Use incident to defame white ‘racism’. Plus for Jewish Power.

    2. Use incident to expose black nuttery. Plus for Jewish Power(as Jews are privately tired of blacks messing up cities).

  43. Rolling Stone, is that you?

  44. anonymous[241] • Disclaimer says:

    A lot of magazines seem to have been slowly taken over by lefty-SJW types who push their politics even in places where one might not expect it such as in this publication that’s supposedly about men’s fashions and gadgets. Have most magazines been acquired by a handful of like-minded owners? You can zip through GQ magazine in ten minutes; there’s nothing there but ads disguised as stories and endless photos of faggy male models. Who would actually pay anything for that garbage?

    • Replies: @LondonBob
    What has been noticeable is sports journalism is becoming overtly leftist, despite sports being more a right wing thing. Even match reports contain some left wing line or comment.
  45. A still-disputed aspect of the attack on Smollett is a line shouted after his attackers fled the scene: “This is MAGA country.” While its veracity isn’t confirmed, its sentiment needs no fact-check. America’s choice to embrace the blind rage of late-stage whiteness in decline is an explicit longing for this kind of crime, a version of America in which those who do not assimilate to the satisfaction of their white, straight, and Christian betters are subject to the impunity of law enforcement, the scorn of the media and the fury of racist homophobes stalking the streets of your city, who want you to know that they could lynch you if they really wanted to, and maybe get away with it too.

    So if the alleged hate crime didn’t happen at all or if it was a staged hate hoax attack is beside the point. White deplorables still wished such an attack would happen, which is now just as damnable as if an attack had actually occurred.

    • Replies: @Trevor H.
    The "scorn of the media"?? Gangs of "racist homophobes" runningrampant in your city, looking to lynch you because they know they can get away with it?

    You know, these people really believe this stuff. Even as they plan the next media hoax.

    , @Trevor H.

    A still-disputed aspect of the attack on Smollett is a line shouted after his attackers fled the scene: “This is MAGA country.” While its veracity isn’t confirmed, its sentiment needs no fact-check.
     
    Note the clever journalism. "A still-disputed aspect of the attack" as though the entire "attack" weren't disputed. Then "its veracity isn't confirmed" as though any of it has, or will?

    Remember that Jussie bragged about how he fought off the two attackers while still holding on to his sandwich in one hand and his cell phone in the other. Yet he could apply such a beat-down on the two muscle men without using his hands. They ran off screaming This is MAGA country in the subfreezing Chicago night.

    It doesn't matter how this pans out. The MSM will provide complete cover (not to say coverage) and the (non)event will join the litany we always hear recited at the next hoax.

  46. @Reg Cæsar
    Gentleman's Quarterly =

    Men request gallantry.
    Largely remnant quest.

    Equally rent garments.
    Queller grant amnesty.
    Natty legmen's quarrel.

    Request; lent my raglan.

    Malty queen strangler.
    Anally request Mr Gent.
    Rent my gallant queers.

    That last is only legal in certain areas of Nevada.

  47. Will someone not rid my kingdom of this troublesome magazine?

  48. @Moses
    It means they hate you because you're White.

    They will always hate you, no matter who you are are what you do, because you're White.

    Whites will wake up and coalesce around racial identity sooner or later. Or they will go extinct (which may be the plan).

    I definitely picked up on the subtext, but saying that is just redundant at this point.

  49. @MikeatMikedotMike
    "When one of the most famous black and gay men in America is not safe..."

    Really? I bet I could (ashamedly) name at least 50 black American men who are more famous than this homosexual negro.

    Joshua Rivera:

    https://media.gq.com/photos/5a8193c3dd582f0b3ac18723/16:9/pass/gaming-headset-josh-rivera-lede.jpg

    In other Joshua Rivera news:

    Man arrested, accused of taking pictures up woman’s skirt at Longwood 7-Eleven

    Updated: Jul 25, 2018

    woman’s skirt

    Two words proving Joshua Rivera, journalist, cannot possibly have dunnit. Back to work on the next hard-hitting piece, J Riv; you’re in the clear on this one.

  50. @Colin Wright
    '...The assault of Jussie Smollett is not an isolated incident. Americans who do not fit the white, straight, male, or Christian mold of the ruling class are being targeted with concerning regularity, in synagogues and churches and nightclubs. The perpetrators are not all white, but they are cultivated in a culture built to reward the narrow slice of Americans that have lives that mirror those of the powerful and largely disregard the misfortune of those who do not...'

    I'm confused. First, the author excludes Jews from the group he is discussing -- then he identifies that group as being the 'the powerful.' Which is it?

    It means the owners of the mass media are Jewish, and you’re not. Most every one knows who signs his pay checks.

  51. @Oswald Spengler

    A still-disputed aspect of the attack on Smollett is a line shouted after his attackers fled the scene: “This is MAGA country.” While its veracity isn’t confirmed, its sentiment needs no fact-check. America’s choice to embrace the blind rage of late-stage whiteness in decline is an explicit longing for this kind of crime, a version of America in which those who do not assimilate to the satisfaction of their white, straight, and Christian betters are subject to the impunity of law enforcement, the scorn of the media and the fury of racist homophobes stalking the streets of your city, who want you to know that they could lynch you if they really wanted to, and maybe get away with it too.
     
    So if the alleged hate crime didn’t happen at all or if it was a staged hate hoax attack is beside the point. White deplorables still wished such an attack would happen, which is now just as damnable as if an attack had actually occurred.

    The “scorn of the media”?? Gangs of “racist homophobes” runningrampant in your city, looking to lynch you because they know they can get away with it?

    You know, these people really believe this stuff. Even as they plan the next media hoax.

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
    “racist homophobes”

    I suspect the term "racist homophones" has comic promise, but I haven't drunk any coffee in 12 hours so it's beyond me.

  52. @Oswald Spengler

    A still-disputed aspect of the attack on Smollett is a line shouted after his attackers fled the scene: “This is MAGA country.” While its veracity isn’t confirmed, its sentiment needs no fact-check. America’s choice to embrace the blind rage of late-stage whiteness in decline is an explicit longing for this kind of crime, a version of America in which those who do not assimilate to the satisfaction of their white, straight, and Christian betters are subject to the impunity of law enforcement, the scorn of the media and the fury of racist homophobes stalking the streets of your city, who want you to know that they could lynch you if they really wanted to, and maybe get away with it too.
     
    So if the alleged hate crime didn’t happen at all or if it was a staged hate hoax attack is beside the point. White deplorables still wished such an attack would happen, which is now just as damnable as if an attack had actually occurred.

    A still-disputed aspect of the attack on Smollett is a line shouted after his attackers fled the scene: “This is MAGA country.” While its veracity isn’t confirmed, its sentiment needs no fact-check.

    Note the clever journalism. “A still-disputed aspect of the attack” as though the entire “attack” weren’t disputed. Then “its veracity isn’t confirmed” as though any of it has, or will?

    Remember that Jussie bragged about how he fought off the two attackers while still holding on to his sandwich in one hand and his cell phone in the other. Yet he could apply such a beat-down on the two muscle men without using his hands. They ran off screaming This is MAGA country in the subfreezing Chicago night.

    It doesn’t matter how this pans out. The MSM will provide complete cover (not to say coverage) and the (non)event will join the litany we always hear recited at the next hoax.

  53. Anon[997] • Disclaimer says:

    TMZ has a post on Jussie that is written from the point of view of someone who assumes that Jussie’s story is true, but has just noticed some weird things about it. The deadpan delivery is hilarious:

    JUSSIE SMOLLETT STORY HAS RACE DISCREPANCY

    https://www.tmz.com/2019/02/15/jussie-smollett-race-black-white-nigerian-attack/

    It points out that initial reports to TMZ said, via two sources, that the assailants were white. But two guys from Nigeria were detained, and they appear not to be white.

    And then, as if an afterthought, it seems to recall that an anti-African American epithet was bandied about by the batterers.

    TMZ is perplexed.

    This kind of journalistic approach offers politically correct deniability, just barely, while ridiculing Smollett. Very nicely done.

    • Replies: @res

    And then, as if an afterthought, it seems to recall that an anti-African American epithet was bandied about by the batterers.
     
    This is hilarious given which group actually uses that word most frequently in reality.
    , @anon
    A black on mulatto hate crime, obviously. They shouted "this is n*gg*h country!" The Blacker Than Thou movement is getting uglier and uglier as it picks up steam.
  54. @J.Ross
    Anyone who insists that this is not a hoax after seeing the video, with its eye-blink in the alleyway for everything to be said and done, is lying, and remember that the police are allowed to lie to effect policing goals (ie, trick a criminal into confessing).

    Police are also allowed to lie in order to save their own skins. Even if every officer in the department is convinced of the hoax, they have the right to pretend otherwise, in order to prevent riots (though it is not summer just now), to save their jobs and pensions, and to keep the politically powerful happy.

  55. @passive-aggressivist
    "Whiteness in 21st century America has an endgame, and it is this: to divest itself from the shame of its power, while working to revive the fear it needs in which to thrive."

    I've read this fifteen times and am still totally clueless as to its meaning.

    They’re going to surround the whole hoax with layer after layer of SJW cant.

  56. Let me guess what Ta Nehisi Coates’ take will be if it turns out to be a hoax:

    “Jussie Smollett organised this attack on himself because of a deeply ingrained superstructure of privilege that made him think that he was straight and white.”

  57. @passive-aggressivist
    "Whiteness in 21st century America has an endgame, and it is this: to divest itself from the shame of its power, while working to revive the fear it needs in which to thrive."

    I've read this fifteen times and am still totally clueless as to its meaning.

    The best endgame would be AlphaZero’s chess. A positional boa constrictor, it makes sacrifices for initially very subtle advantages that that progressively constrain the opponent.

  58. @Trevor H.
    The "scorn of the media"?? Gangs of "racist homophobes" runningrampant in your city, looking to lynch you because they know they can get away with it?

    You know, these people really believe this stuff. Even as they plan the next media hoax.

    “racist homophobes”

    I suspect the term “racist homophones” has comic promise, but I haven’t drunk any coffee in 12 hours so it’s beyond me.

    • Replies: @El Dato

    racist homophones
     
    That's a type cheap mobile with enhanced AI churned out by chinese fly-by-night operators. You press the single fat button to schedule a quick late-night date and suddenly it calls you names like white supremacist Captain Haddock.

    haven’t drunk any coffee in 12 hours
     
    How is that physically possible?
  59. @anonymous
    A lot of magazines seem to have been slowly taken over by lefty-SJW types who push their politics even in places where one might not expect it such as in this publication that's supposedly about men's fashions and gadgets. Have most magazines been acquired by a handful of like-minded owners? You can zip through GQ magazine in ten minutes; there's nothing there but ads disguised as stories and endless photos of faggy male models. Who would actually pay anything for that garbage?

    What has been noticeable is sports journalism is becoming overtly leftist, despite sports being more a right wing thing. Even match reports contain some left wing line or comment.

    • Replies: @David In TN
    Sports Journalism was becoming leftist in the early 60's. A magazine profile of a famous Negro (the term then) athlete would be written as a civil rights story.
  60. @passive-aggressivist
    "Whiteness in 21st century America has an endgame, and it is this: to divest itself from the shame of its power, while working to revive the fear it needs in which to thrive."

    I've read this fifteen times and am still totally clueless as to its meaning.

    It means

    F U Whitey!

  61. @Anon
    The author's Twitter feed:

    https://twitter.com/jmrivera02/status/1096472914470289418

    The "fake but true" take:

    https://twitter.com/jmrivera02/status/1096453310926737408

    https://twitter.com/jmrivera02/status/1096451450467700738

    anyway read the piece again. it doesn’t accuse anyone of anything, but talks about the climate we’ve created, and why that made this alleged attack a flashpoint

    Ah the effects of Climate Change.

  62. @Steve Sailer
    “racist homophobes”

    I suspect the term "racist homophones" has comic promise, but I haven't drunk any coffee in 12 hours so it's beyond me.

    racist homophones

    That’s a type cheap mobile with enhanced AI churned out by chinese fly-by-night operators. You press the single fat button to schedule a quick late-night date and suddenly it calls you names like white supremacist Captain Haddock.

    haven’t drunk any coffee in 12 hours

    How is that physically possible?

  63. “While its veracity isn’t confirmed, its sentiment needs no fact-check.”

    This is the template from here on out.

  64. @passive-aggressivist
    "Whiteness in 21st century America has an endgame, and it is this: to divest itself from the shame of its power, while working to revive the fear it needs in which to thrive."

    I've read this fifteen times and am still totally clueless as to its meaning.

    THE 33 WORDS!

    You know, when you CC: somebody in an e-mail, you constantly affirm your anti(f|r)acism!

    The corresponding hand gesture is OK gesture with both hands, back of the hand forward.

  65. @songbird
    Title of the mag sounds sexist - should be changed to "Gentleperson's Quarterly."

    Make that “Gentleperdaughter’s Quarterly.”

    • LOL: songbird
  66. @AndrewR
    "and" is the key word.

    I have a hard time coming up with even one gay black man besides (presumably) Ru Paul.

    I suppose that’s true.

    Still, I myself had never heard of him before this.

  67. @Joe Magarac
    Target demographics for GQ --

    1) People in the fashion industry.
    2) Gay men who want to be fashionable and elegant.
    3) Right wingers seeking denunciation fodder.

    ;)

    A Venn diagram of these three categories would be interesting.

  68. @J.Ross
    No way was Smollett one of the most famous black gays in America (he is now though).

    I think they meant infamous

  69. @Moses
    It means they hate you because you're White.

    They will always hate you, no matter who you are are what you do, because you're White.

    Whites will wake up and coalesce around racial identity sooner or later. Or they will go extinct (which may be the plan).

    It means they hate you because you’re White.

    They will always hate you, no matter who you are are what you do, because you’re White.

    Whites will wake up and coalesce around racial identity sooner or later. Or they will go extinct (which may be the plan).

    It is the plan, any public figure who starts to call this out is shut down, sometime with a fatal ‘accident’.

  70. @Anon
    The author's Twitter feed:

    https://twitter.com/jmrivera02/status/1096472914470289418

    The "fake but true" take:

    https://twitter.com/jmrivera02/status/1096453310926737408

    https://twitter.com/jmrivera02/status/1096451450467700738

    Boy I sure wish people would understand the difference between blackness and, you know, individual black people

  71. Anon[308] • Disclaimer says:
    @Trevor H.
    "The climate we've created" indeed. Contributor 216 pointed out that the endless hoaxes are features not bugs. They rally the True Believers, who don't even think hoaxes happen, and they demean the Apostates (like us) by demonstrating time and again that the facts of the case never matter.

    Instead it's so much grandstanding, and celebratory dancing in the end zone. The whole purpose--aside from generating even more hatred aimed at us--is to demonstrate that they can get away with anything.

    What were the names of anyone involved in the Texas shooting? Gosh, I forgot. “Jussie Smollett” may be with me until I’m raptured. If you convened a group of linguists, neurologists, psychologists, and semioticians you could not come up with a more memorable name (other than “Smuckers”), and combined with Smollett’s smirk, his “I stand only for love” persona, and the unforgettable high profile daily plot development, this one is here to stay in the popular consciousness.

  72. @J.Ross
    No way was Smollett one of the most famous black gays in America (he is now though).

    Americans who do not fit the white, straight, male, or Christian mold of the ruling class.

    Did zir really mean to say white or straight or male or Christian? Because that’s what the sentence means grammatically. Which would limit those not in the ruling class to those few who are none of the above. Such as a black lesbian atheist.

  73. @WowJustWow
    And I'm still trying to figure out what point is being made here:

    "The perpetrators are not all white, but they are cultivated in a culture built to reward the narrow slice of Americans that have lives that mirror those of the powerful and largely disregard the misfortune of those who do not."

    What is that suggesting, that minorities commit hate crimes against other minorities because they think it will make them whiter?

    Absolutely. It’s like cannibalizing albinos in Africa.

  74. @Anon
    The author's Twitter feed:

    https://twitter.com/jmrivera02/status/1096472914470289418

    The "fake but true" take:

    https://twitter.com/jmrivera02/status/1096453310926737408

    https://twitter.com/jmrivera02/status/1096451450467700738

    It appears we have created a climate for “hate hoaxes” followed by fake news about the “hate hoaxes”; that is when the “hate hoaxes” are exposed the MSM falls silent to maintain the presumption about white oppression and the victimization of POC. The whole thing is itself a hoax.

    Def. Hoax: to trick into believing or accepting as genuine something false and often preposterous.

    “Preposterous” … that part is certainly correct.

  75. @passive-aggressivist
    "Whiteness in 21st century America has an endgame, and it is this: to divest itself from the shame of its power, while working to revive the fear it needs in which to thrive."

    I've read this fifteen times and am still totally clueless as to its meaning.

    It means the circular firing squad is Steve’s fault.

  76. Hate hoaxes are perhaps the defining issue of our time. This guy is building up a sort of database with them. Looks pretty comprehensive: https://aussiesta.wordpress.com/2017/12/16/on-the-use-of-racism-as-propaganda/

  77. @Trevor H.
    "The climate we've created" indeed. Contributor 216 pointed out that the endless hoaxes are features not bugs. They rally the True Believers, who don't even think hoaxes happen, and they demean the Apostates (like us) by demonstrating time and again that the facts of the case never matter.

    Instead it's so much grandstanding, and celebratory dancing in the end zone. The whole purpose--aside from generating even more hatred aimed at us--is to demonstrate that they can get away with anything.

    “The climate we’ve created” indeed. Contributor 216 pointed out that the endless hoaxes are features not bugs. They rally the True Believers, who don’t even think hoaxes happen, and they demean the Apostates (like us) by demonstrating time and again that the facts of the case never matter.

    Yeah, except they aren’t. Every new hoax, particularly high-profile, nationwide ones like this, is a recruiting tool that brings many more bodies into the alt-right. I’ve heard many say it was Ferguson or Duke Lacrosse or whatever that pushed them into our camp.

    Each of these is a blow to the legitimacy of the regime. You don’t want your regime’s legitimacy in a death spiral, but that’s what’s happening.

  78. Interesting twist: the Nigerians in the case are released without charges, begging the question of why they were detained in the first place. According to the cops, the release was “due to new evidence as a result of today’s interrogations.”

    The likelihood seems to be that they were in on something shady Smollett was pulling and the cops declined to charge them in exchange for their testifying against Smollett.

  79. @Anon
    The author's Twitter feed:

    https://twitter.com/jmrivera02/status/1096472914470289418

    The "fake but true" take:

    https://twitter.com/jmrivera02/status/1096453310926737408

    https://twitter.com/jmrivera02/status/1096451450467700738

    Rivera is a real beauty who just seems to vomit out all the SJW talking points he learned in school and on his favorite internet sites.

  80. @LondonBob
    What has been noticeable is sports journalism is becoming overtly leftist, despite sports being more a right wing thing. Even match reports contain some left wing line or comment.

    Sports Journalism was becoming leftist in the early 60’s. A magazine profile of a famous Negro (the term then) athlete would be written as a civil rights story.

  81. Don’t y’all dare bark at Joshua’s tree; your days are numbered till 2020, anyway.

    We Shell Overkarma!

    (actually, paid for by Tiny Duck )

  82. This is past its sell-by date. It was from 1/29 when the Left was still in high dudgeon mode.

    Humans have a sort of mob mode built into their programming – in the 3rd world it still manifests itself as physical mobs. You hear a rumor that the neighboring tribe has raped and killed one of your females or something and you go out and kill a bunch of people from their tribe. Later it turns out that the rumors were completely unfounded. When you are in mob mode, emotions are more important than facts – emotional truth is a greater truth than actual truth. Emotionally you KNOW that the other tribe is evil, so lack of evidence of evil is no barrier, in fact it is only more proof of their perfidy. Maybe someone produces the “murder” victim very much alive, but that just shows how tricky the other side is – maybe it was some kind of false flag operation?

    Later, when emotions have cooled, you realize what was said in the heat of anger makes no sense at all, but at the time it seemed so compelling.

    • Replies: @Jack D
    PS People in the West (at least the "better" sort of people) are highly trained NOT to lose their shit even under the most extreme circumstances. Remaining cool and calm and able to rationally assess a situation even if your brain is flashing "turn on mob mode now" was seen as the mark of the civilized man. This did not mean that you alway refrained from violence but that you would take careful aim and use measured violence. People in mob mode have gorilla like IQs and while their physical strength may temporarily jump up because of the adrenaline, their inability to make rational assessments often ends up hurting not only their victims but themselves (you punch someone and hurt your own hand).

    But I guess as part of our 3rd-worldification, we are going to see more mob like behavior, both in the physical world and in its internet analogues. You can take the Rivera out of the village and send him to journalism school, etc. but you can't quite take the village out of Rivera. The "cool" Western style of discourse is seen as being TOO COLD and detached. Some situations (the awfulness of white men) are seen as being so awful that they call out for an emotional response and overreaction is understandable, even praiseworthy as long as your heart is in the right place - "it's never wrong to punch a Nazi."
    , @Johann Ricke

    Emotionally you KNOW that the other tribe is evil, so lack of evidence of evil is no barrier, in fact it is only more proof of their perfidy.
     
    Too complicated. In reality, in many cases, the assessment is a combo of (1) we've always been in competition with these people, (2) we can all remember instances where we were bested by them and, consequently, (3) wouldn't we be better off if these people weren't around to compete with us? It's not dissimilar from people eradicating locusts or other vermin from their local environment. In the 20th century, the West has enacted taboos against treating human competitors like vermin, to be killed where possible. But all of human history is replete with intra-human competition that results in large scale removals of defeated factions or tribes from the gene pool, including https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albigensian_Crusade and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Bartholomew's_Day_massacre .
  83. It took me a few minutes to realize that was an actual article, and not a brilliant parody from one of Steve Sailer’s brilliant fans.

  84. @Jack D
    This is past its sell-by date. It was from 1/29 when the Left was still in high dudgeon mode.

    Humans have a sort of mob mode built into their programming - in the 3rd world it still manifests itself as physical mobs. You hear a rumor that the neighboring tribe has raped and killed one of your females or something and you go out and kill a bunch of people from their tribe. Later it turns out that the rumors were completely unfounded. When you are in mob mode, emotions are more important than facts - emotional truth is a greater truth than actual truth. Emotionally you KNOW that the other tribe is evil, so lack of evidence of evil is no barrier, in fact it is only more proof of their perfidy. Maybe someone produces the "murder" victim very much alive, but that just shows how tricky the other side is - maybe it was some kind of false flag operation?

    Later, when emotions have cooled, you realize what was said in the heat of anger makes no sense at all, but at the time it seemed so compelling.

    PS People in the West (at least the “better” sort of people) are highly trained NOT to lose their shit even under the most extreme circumstances. Remaining cool and calm and able to rationally assess a situation even if your brain is flashing “turn on mob mode now” was seen as the mark of the civilized man. This did not mean that you alway refrained from violence but that you would take careful aim and use measured violence. People in mob mode have gorilla like IQs and while their physical strength may temporarily jump up because of the adrenaline, their inability to make rational assessments often ends up hurting not only their victims but themselves (you punch someone and hurt your own hand).

    But I guess as part of our 3rd-worldification, we are going to see more mob like behavior, both in the physical world and in its internet analogues. You can take the Rivera out of the village and send him to journalism school, etc. but you can’t quite take the village out of Rivera. The “cool” Western style of discourse is seen as being TOO COLD and detached. Some situations (the awfulness of white men) are seen as being so awful that they call out for an emotional response and overreaction is understandable, even praiseworthy as long as your heart is in the right place – “it’s never wrong to punch a Nazi.”

    • Agree: sayless, Kylie
    • Replies: @Fabian Forge
    Great comment. But perhaps the most spectacular recent Mob Mode, and the scariest, was the hysterical attack on Brett Kavanaugh by a nationwide crowd of disappointed, bitter and mostly white and privileged women. We can't hang that on the Third World....
    , @El Dato
    You have to pass the Gom Jabbar, then?
  85. Question:

    How long before Fox decides it’s impossible to continue to host Juwsiee’s Empire and Tucker’s One Man Last Stand under the same Big Circus Tent?

    Starve the beast.

  86. @Anon
    TMZ has a post on Jussie that is written from the point of view of someone who assumes that Jussie's story is true, but has just noticed some weird things about it. The deadpan delivery is hilarious:

    JUSSIE SMOLLETT STORY HAS RACE DISCREPANCY

    https://www.tmz.com/2019/02/15/jussie-smollett-race-black-white-nigerian-attack/

    It points out that initial reports to TMZ said, via two sources, that the assailants were white. But two guys from Nigeria were detained, and they appear not to be white.

    And then, as if an afterthought, it seems to recall that an anti-African American epithet was bandied about by the batterers.

    TMZ is perplexed.

    This kind of journalistic approach offers politically correct deniability, just barely, while ridiculing Smollett. Very nicely done.

    And then, as if an afterthought, it seems to recall that an anti-African American epithet was bandied about by the batterers.

    This is hilarious given which group actually uses that word most frequently in reality.

  87. @MBlanc46
    Thought that GQ was a men’s fashion magazine.

    Well the White Supremicists tied their noose with a Windsor knot instead of a slip knot so there’s that. But did Josh take note?

    • LOL: MBlanc46
  88. @songbird
    Title of the mag sounds sexist - should be changed to "Gentleperson's Quarterly."

    Title of the mag sounds sexist – should be changed to “Gentleperson’s Quarterly.”

    Or just Gay Quarterly. Truth in advertising.

  89. @Joe Magarac
    Target demographics for GQ --

    1) People in the fashion industry.
    2) Gay men who want to be fashionable and elegant.
    3) Right wingers seeking denunciation fodder.

    ;)

    Nice term for Sailer in a nutshell: “Seeking Denunciation Fodder” SDF.

    Excellent coining. I shall immediately appropriate it, if you please. It is so perfectly apt as to be inescapable.

  90. The cops obviously need to just call a spade a spade here, but they might not ever. I don’t think the police who investigated the fictional frathouse gang rape of Rolling Stone fame ever came out and articulated the truth: that “Jackie” was a nutcase who made the whole thing up to get a guy’s attention. When the cops held a press conference after the story fell apart, they repeatedly gently referred to the idiot who made the whole thing up as a victim.

  91. @J.Ross
    No way was Smollett one of the most famous black gays in America (he is now though).

    one of the most famous black and gay men in America

    Well, that is setting a rather low bar. I had never heard of him or the program. Still don’t know him beyond his name–which, I’m pretty sure I probably mispronounce. And yet still, I couldn’t name another gay black man. So yeah, the most famous black and gay man in America…

    All because he conjured up a hate hoax. Well done.

  92. @Jack D
    PS People in the West (at least the "better" sort of people) are highly trained NOT to lose their shit even under the most extreme circumstances. Remaining cool and calm and able to rationally assess a situation even if your brain is flashing "turn on mob mode now" was seen as the mark of the civilized man. This did not mean that you alway refrained from violence but that you would take careful aim and use measured violence. People in mob mode have gorilla like IQs and while their physical strength may temporarily jump up because of the adrenaline, their inability to make rational assessments often ends up hurting not only their victims but themselves (you punch someone and hurt your own hand).

    But I guess as part of our 3rd-worldification, we are going to see more mob like behavior, both in the physical world and in its internet analogues. You can take the Rivera out of the village and send him to journalism school, etc. but you can't quite take the village out of Rivera. The "cool" Western style of discourse is seen as being TOO COLD and detached. Some situations (the awfulness of white men) are seen as being so awful that they call out for an emotional response and overreaction is understandable, even praiseworthy as long as your heart is in the right place - "it's never wrong to punch a Nazi."

    Great comment. But perhaps the most spectacular recent Mob Mode, and the scariest, was the hysterical attack on Brett Kavanaugh by a nationwide crowd of disappointed, bitter and mostly white and privileged women. We can’t hang that on the Third World….

  93. @Jack D
    PS People in the West (at least the "better" sort of people) are highly trained NOT to lose their shit even under the most extreme circumstances. Remaining cool and calm and able to rationally assess a situation even if your brain is flashing "turn on mob mode now" was seen as the mark of the civilized man. This did not mean that you alway refrained from violence but that you would take careful aim and use measured violence. People in mob mode have gorilla like IQs and while their physical strength may temporarily jump up because of the adrenaline, their inability to make rational assessments often ends up hurting not only their victims but themselves (you punch someone and hurt your own hand).

    But I guess as part of our 3rd-worldification, we are going to see more mob like behavior, both in the physical world and in its internet analogues. You can take the Rivera out of the village and send him to journalism school, etc. but you can't quite take the village out of Rivera. The "cool" Western style of discourse is seen as being TOO COLD and detached. Some situations (the awfulness of white men) are seen as being so awful that they call out for an emotional response and overreaction is understandable, even praiseworthy as long as your heart is in the right place - "it's never wrong to punch a Nazi."

    You have to pass the Gom Jabbar, then?

  94. The Daily Mail is reporting that the two Nigerian brothers were charged previously with crimes, including DUI and attempted murder.

  95. @Jack D
    This is past its sell-by date. It was from 1/29 when the Left was still in high dudgeon mode.

    Humans have a sort of mob mode built into their programming - in the 3rd world it still manifests itself as physical mobs. You hear a rumor that the neighboring tribe has raped and killed one of your females or something and you go out and kill a bunch of people from their tribe. Later it turns out that the rumors were completely unfounded. When you are in mob mode, emotions are more important than facts - emotional truth is a greater truth than actual truth. Emotionally you KNOW that the other tribe is evil, so lack of evidence of evil is no barrier, in fact it is only more proof of their perfidy. Maybe someone produces the "murder" victim very much alive, but that just shows how tricky the other side is - maybe it was some kind of false flag operation?

    Later, when emotions have cooled, you realize what was said in the heat of anger makes no sense at all, but at the time it seemed so compelling.

    Emotionally you KNOW that the other tribe is evil, so lack of evidence of evil is no barrier, in fact it is only more proof of their perfidy.

    Too complicated. In reality, in many cases, the assessment is a combo of (1) we’ve always been in competition with these people, (2) we can all remember instances where we were bested by them and, consequently, (3) wouldn’t we be better off if these people weren’t around to compete with us? It’s not dissimilar from people eradicating locusts or other vermin from their local environment. In the 20th century, the West has enacted taboos against treating human competitors like vermin, to be killed where possible. But all of human history is replete with intra-human competition that results in large scale removals of defeated factions or tribes from the gene pool, including https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albigensian_Crusade and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Bartholomew’s_Day_massacre .

  96. @Anon
    TMZ has a post on Jussie that is written from the point of view of someone who assumes that Jussie's story is true, but has just noticed some weird things about it. The deadpan delivery is hilarious:

    JUSSIE SMOLLETT STORY HAS RACE DISCREPANCY

    https://www.tmz.com/2019/02/15/jussie-smollett-race-black-white-nigerian-attack/

    It points out that initial reports to TMZ said, via two sources, that the assailants were white. But two guys from Nigeria were detained, and they appear not to be white.

    And then, as if an afterthought, it seems to recall that an anti-African American epithet was bandied about by the batterers.

    TMZ is perplexed.

    This kind of journalistic approach offers politically correct deniability, just barely, while ridiculing Smollett. Very nicely done.

    A black on mulatto hate crime, obviously. They shouted “this is n*gg*h country!” The Blacker Than Thou movement is getting uglier and uglier as it picks up steam.

    • Replies: @Jefferson
    Using the playbook rules of The Left, Blacks can not commit hate crimes against Mulattos because Mulattos have more White ancestry than Blacks and there for have 50% more privilege than Blacks.
  97. “‘…The assault of Jussie Smollett is not an isolated incident. Americans who do not fit the white, straight, male, or Christian mold of the ruling class are being targeted with concerning regularity, in synagogues and churches and nightclubs.”

    Nightclubs? So this Hispanic Left Winger is blaming the Orlando Pulse nightclub massacre on White people. So in this incident Afghani Muslims are White to fit his narrative, but I bet when The U.S started sending troops to Afghanistan he was bitching about the racist White supremacist U.S military killing “poor innocent” Brown Muslim Afghanis.

  98. @anon
    A black on mulatto hate crime, obviously. They shouted "this is n*gg*h country!" The Blacker Than Thou movement is getting uglier and uglier as it picks up steam.

    Using the playbook rules of The Left, Blacks can not commit hate crimes against Mulattos because Mulattos have more White ancestry than Blacks and there for have 50% more privilege than Blacks.

  99. America’s endgame? Really? Last time I looked, the leftard media is in control of the narrative. And most of what I’ve seen for the past three years is brainwashed, hate filled (mostly fake) news about President Trump and his supporters, throughout his candidacy and his Presidency, from deranged leftard voters and their deranged elected officials. I’ve seen a list of, perhaps, 80 “hate crimes” proved to be hoaxes. I’ve seen the left throw out the presumption of innocence only to face the harsh truth of those targets being exonerated. Looks to me like hate and divisiveness is the endgame of the left.

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