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“Screw up, move up” is standard operating procedure in corporate and government bureaucracies. But in American journalism, the system goes far beyond rewarding incompetence. It sanctifies bias. It promotes dishonesty. It incentivizes malice.

Want to get ahead in the liberal media? Just follow this credo: “Spew lies, climb high.”

Take the case of professional character assassin Talia Lavin. This week, she published a high-profile feature at MSNBC.com as an official “MSNBC Opinion Columnist.” The hit piece targets a new upstart group of young college conservatives who have broken away from the establishment College Republican National Committee. The students believe that many College Republican chapters have veered far-left on social issues, foreign policy, and immigration. The split mirrors the widening schism between populists and elites in the D.C. GOP.

I know many of the leaders of the new College Republicans United organization personally and spoke to the Arizona State University-CRU chapter last year. They are energetic patriots who embrace “America First” and mean it. To Lavin, this is tantamount to “white supremacy” and “Nazi sympathies.” She sounded the alarm that three campuses — ASU, the University of Arizona, and Iowa State University — now have CRU chapters. The MSNBC.com headline of her hatchet job blared:

“College students are falling in love with white supremacy.”

Her proof that the kids are “white supremacists”? Their endorsement from me. Yes, really. Lavin reports:

“Operating under the innocuous-sounding name ‘College Republicans United,’ the group claims endorsements by fringe white nationalist figures like Michelle Malkin…”

There she goes again! Well, I am indeed an unapologetic nationalist. But newsflash, freaked-out fact-benders: I am brown and the last time I went “fringe” was when I sported bangs (really bad, poofy ones) in 8th grade circa 1984.

Labeling everything and everyone she dislikes “white supremacy” and “Nazis” is Lavin’s entire schtick. In 2018, she falsely accused Justin Gaertner, a combat-wounded war veteran and computer forensic analyst for the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, of sporting a “Nazi” tattoo she claimed was an Iron Cross. It was actually a Maltese Cross, the symbol of double amputee Gaertner’s platoon in Afghanistan, Titan 2. He lost both legs during an IED-clearing mission and earned the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal with Combat Valor and the Purple Heart before joining ICE to combat online child exploitation.

The Harvard-educated Lavin was forced to issue a fauxpology after losing her job as a “fact-checker” for the once-esteemed New Yorker magazine.

But she didn’t retract a single bilious word of a diatribe she penned titled, “No, We Don’t Have To Be Friends with Trump Supporters,” which endorsed hatred and violence against “Nazis” and ICE agents. In it, she brazenly proclaimed: “When they go low, stomp them on the head.”

Lavin then snagged a job as a lecturer for a New York University undergraduate journalism class (canceled for lack of interest) before serving as an “extremism researcher” for the George Soros-funded disinformation operation Media Matters for America, in 2019.

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She secured a deal with Hachette Books that resulted in a 2020 book on white supremacy (what else?), recently published a feature op-ed in The Boston Globe on white supremacy (what else?), and was quoted earlier this month in The Forward to bolster the hysterical conspiracy theory that the Conservative Political Action Conference stage was deliberately shaped in the form of a Nazi “runic symbol.”

While former President Donald Trump and countless thousands of conservatives have been purged from social media for expressing lawful, peaceful and truthful conservative opinions, Lavin wields her blue-check-marked and verified Twitter account to spread even more falsehoods.

In 2019, she lied on Twitter about being “chased” from a free speech conference in Philadelphia. The problem, as reporters from the Post Millenial pointed out, is that the conference venue was the highly secure and intensely surveilled Sugarhouse Casino. The director of security confirmed that no foot chases or any incidents occurred: “No one got chased.”

In 2020, Lavin disseminated a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette photo of an anti-COVID lockdown activist holding a sign that read, “Work sets you free.” That’s an English translation of the German slogan, “Arbeit macht frei,” which appears over the entrance of the Auschwitz concentration camp. Lavin juxtaposed the two images with her caption: “this is intentional.” Smearing “Reopen America” protesters as Nazis might have worked if not for indie journalist Andy Ngo’s eagle eye. He discovered that the photo had been doctored and that the sign actually read: “Free Small Business.” Instead of owning up to the deception, Lavin deleted the tweet and has spent the past year attacking Ngo as a “fascist grifter.”

Spew lies, climb high. At the rate she keeps fabricating upward, Talia Lavin may soon be co-anchoring the news on MSNBC with fellow serial prevaricator Brian “Choppergate” Williams. Media liberalism has its privileges.

Michelle Malkin’s email address is [email protected] To find out more about Michelle Malkin and read features by other Creators Syndicate writers and cartoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate website at www.creators.com.

 
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  1. Hans says:

    Amazing. She clearly is suffering from Herman Rosenblatt Syndrome (“It wasn’t a lie. In my imagination it was true.” – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUAyx0defGI)

  2. Rational says:

    TALIA LAVIN IS MENTALLY ILL AS SHE IS JEWISH…..30 JUDAISTS RAPE A JEWISH WOMAN IN ISRAEL.

    Thanks, Madam. When I read about Talia Lavin and all the insanities she barks, it becomes apparent that the woman is severely mentally ill. She is deranged and delusional and a liar who sees “white supremacy” everywhere.

    You did not mention that Talia Lavin is Jewish. That explains her mental illness.

    Many Judaists are mentally ill. There are many reasons for it. One of them is the “Moses delusion”. They worship a mass murderer Moshe—who never even existed!

    See: moses-never-existed.blogspot.com

    Another cause of rampant mental illness among Jewish women is rampant incest among them. According to some sources, 90% of Jewish women have been raped by rabbis or relatives. Read the sad stories about poor Jewish women who were raped by their own Jewish brothers:

    See: https://www.jewishcommunitywatch.org/

    Incest rampant among the Judaists: https://www.jewishcommunitywatch.org/incest-the-ultimate-coverup/

    See: https://www.cjnews.com/news/health/child-sexual-abuse-in-community-rampant-audience-told

    2020: Most Jewish men get away with rape: https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/.premium-rise-in-israelis-reporting-sexual-assault-1.8158346

    See: https://theawarenesscenter.blogspot.com/1991/05/jewish-women-talk-about-surviving-incest.html

    30 Israeli men gang rape a 16 year old girl in Israel, which is reminiscent of their barbaric behavior of promoting the alien invasion in Jew-S-A:

    See: https://www.israelhayom.com/2020/08/20/israelis-horrified-by-alleged-gang-rape-of-teenaged-girl-by-30-men/

    As a result of rapeated sexual assaults, many Jewish women become severely mentally ill and project their hate onto whites instead of leaving Judaism and develop delusions of “white supremacy”, even though B’Tselem declared Israel a Jewish supremacist state.

    • Thanks: mark green
    • Replies: @Jim-Bob
    , @animalogic
  3. Welcome to the ranks of the “fringe white nationalists”.
    Our numbers are growing by the day and in no time
    should eclipse the woke army of hate.The more they cancel,
    the more their agenda is exposed.It’s a beautiful thing…

  4. ruralguy says:

    Don’t worry Michelle, there is justice in the world. That little monster Talia Levin must look at herself in the mirror, everyday. If she has any shred of self honesty, a serial liar is staring back at her. Her politics reflect the ugliness in her face: a face whose leftist ideology murdered 100 million people in the last 100 years. That ugly monster she sees in the mirror everyday stares right back at herself.

  5. Rational says:

    TALIA LAVIN IS PRIME EXAMPLE OF JEWISH PRIVILEGE AND JEWISH SUPREMACISM.

    Thanks, Michelle, for exposing this fraud. What I find amazing is that despite telling brazen lies, she is still able to get a job in the MSM, probably because of her Jewish connections. This is Jewish Privilege.

    The Judaists are behind this scam of promoting the lie of “white supremacism”, as a tactic to cover up the real supremacism—Jewish supremacism.

    Israel is now officially a Jewish Supremacist state, per the respected Israeli human rights organization, B’Tselem, which, in an article entitled “This is Apartheid” states: “[T]he entire area between the Mediterranean Sea and the Jordan River is organized under a single principle: advancing and cementing the supremacy of one group—Jews—over another—Palestinians”……“A regime that uses laws, practices and organized violence to cement the supremacy of one group over another is an apartheid regime.”

    See: https://mondoweiss.net/2021/01/the-jewish-supremacist-state-a-comment-on-btselems-apartheid-regime-designation-for-israel/

    They are doing the same in USA—oppressing whites, deplatforming and muzzling them from speaking out against the alien invasion, the theft of their women by race-mixing, black crime, etc. by terrorizing them into submission using the “white supremacist” hoax.

  6. MarkinLA says:

    Lavin ugly Jewish woman. Enough said.

  7. (Almost) Every. Single. Time.

  8. Hans says:

    I hope everybody has seen the excellent Israeli documentary Defamation. We should keep in mind the systemic racist brainwashing that jewish youth are subjected to. I’d hazard a guess that the same treatment is carried out at “Hebrew” school and “summer camp”.

    Defamation – “Intent on shaking up the ultimate ‘sacred cow’ for Jews, Israeli director Yoav Shamir embarks on a provocative – and at times irreverent – quest to answer the question, ‘What is anti-Semitism today?’” –



    “… [Jews] are, all of them, born with raging fanaticism in their hearts, just as the Bretons and the Germans are born with blond hair. I would not be in the least bit surprised if these people would not some day become deadly to the human race.[2] —Voltaire, Lettres de Memmius a Ciceron (1771)

    “You seem to me to be the maddest of the lot. The Kaffirs, the Hottentots, and the Negroes of Guinea are much more reasonable and more honest people than your ancestors, the Jews. You have surpassed all nations in impertinent fables in bad conduct and in barbarism. You deserve to be punished, for this is your destiny.[2] —Voltaire, From a letter to a Jew who had written to him, complaining of his antisemitism in L’Essai sur le Moeurs

  9. Fugly on the outside.
    Fugly on the inside.

    What is it that Ms Lavin adds to journalism, society or humanity?

    Even when she is caught red handed in the acts of deception and lying she simply employs more deception and lies like a puss filled wound that keeps oozing.

    I’d like to be kind and suggest that she’s a one off but one can’t help but detect some traits here.

    Strange thing is that whilst she is clearly damaged goods, it doesn’t appear to be hurting her career from the corporate side?

    Puss filled wounds seem to be in great demand these days – just NOT from the general public as her cancelled not-real-journalism class confirms!

  10. It’s always a woman, always a mental patient, usually Jewish. We used to stash mental patients away, then somehow started allowing them agency and worse, authority. Then we send them to college to make them even more annoying. And here we are with morons lecturing us in their madness.

  11. I came of age in the 1960s and MLK Jr.’s “dream” statement always resonated with me, and it still does. The left has totally abandoned his goals in favor of the complete opposite.

    “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.”

    The left does not want to be judged by the content of their character – this Talia person is a prime example of why.

    • Thanks: SafeNow
    • Replies: @bayviking
  12. Jim-Bob says:
    @Rational

    Yeah, this Lavin girl is nuts, but you’re a hate-filled creep with your rabid anti-semitism. Go lock yourself in a room, you disgusting excuse for a human being!

    • Replies: @Hans
    , @Colin Wright
  13. Hans says:
    @Jim-Bob

    JB, what’s your take on Rabbi Ovadiah Yosef’s commentary from 2010, ““Non-Jews were born only to serve us. Without that, they have no place in the world – only to serve the People of Israel” (https://www.timesofisrael.com/5-of-ovadia-yosefs-most-controversial-quotations/)

    Why is this type of religious stuff not news? The Christians are continually reminded of their “anti-semitism.” Yosef was the leader of the Shas Party in Israel and 10% of the population attended his funeral. He is far from the only one.

    Why is the US Honoring a Racist Rabbi? – https://www.counterpunch.org/2014/04/07/why-is-the-us-honoring-a-racist-rabbi/

    “The difference between a Jewish and a non-Jewish person stems from the common expression: “Let us differentiate.” Thus, we do not have a case of profound change in which a person is merely on a superior level. Rather, we have a case of “let us differentiate” between totally different species.”

    “This is what needs to be said about the body: the body of a Jewish person is of a totally different quality from the body of [members] of all nations of the world … The difference in the inner quality between Jews and non-Jews is “so great that the bodies should be considered as completely different species.”

    “An even greater difference exists in regard to the soul. Two contrary types of soul exist, a non-Jewish soul comes from three satanic spheres, while the Jewish soul stems from holiness.”

    According to Shahak and Mezvinsky, “Almost every moderately sophisticated Israeli Jew knows the facts about Israeli Jewish society that are described in this book. These facts, however, are unknown to most interested Jews and non-Jews outside Israel who do not know Hebrew and thus cannot read most of what Israeli Jews write about themselves in Hebrew.”

    • Replies: @gnbRC
    , @Mulga Mumblebrain
  14. Wesebago says:

    White supremacy does indeed exist, except among a portion of the population measuring approximately 0.01 percent. It is so statistically insignificant as to be totally irrelevant. Proud Americans love our country, just the way it is. They do not want other cultures to superimpose their values on ours. Not that we don’t appreciate their music, food, art, and very hard work. America has always been a culture of assimilation. Second generation, accepting all things American, including our language — for those of you who are confused, that would be English. HOw is it that the ‘Rat party has devolved into a party of name calling, while the GOP remains the party of principle? I guess it is because Republicans generally take a pay cut to go into government work, whereas ‘Rats go into government work to get ahead. Please remember this last sentence and repeat it far and wide.

    So the ‘Rats control the news media. Why would wealthy Republicans not start newspapers, TV channels, and websites to fight this hegemony? I mean there are hundreds of us for whom a billion here or there wouldn’t even be noticed.

  15. @Rational

    “it becomes apparent that the woman is severely mentally ill. She is deranged and delusional and a liar who sees “white supremacy” everywhere.”
    I understand the temptation people feel to ascribe gross immorality (such as here) to mental illness rather than a kind of secular evil.
    A rational mind, a mind that has within it more than a speck of conscience is simply repelled by such gross lying. (photo-shopping that sign to say “works makes you free” makes me want to spew on this woman).
    And indeed, she may be insane — for the reasons you mention. God knows, that’s the only excuse she’s got for the dreck she produces……

  16. A fat mess in every way excepting decent khazar milkers.

  17. gnbRC says:
    @Hans

    “The difference between a Jewish and a non-Jewish person stems from the common expression: “Let us differentiate.” Thus, we do not have a case of profound change in which a person is merely on a superior level. Rather, we have a case of “let us differentiate” between totally different species.”

    I’ve met one Israeli engineer who was really intelligent and personable. But I’ve met multiple American Jewish technical persons who have struck me as being psychologically ‘off-center’ [by a good distance]. For example, can’t hold down a relationship, unable to deal with immediacy of the moment, unable to act as their own agent, unable to consider experienced recommendations, volatile anger, always in attack mode, predisposition to destroy what they consider threatens them (or rather, unable to differentiate real vs. imagined threats), unable to discuss topics in a calm, rational matter, etc.

    Given the quote above, maybe a more appropriate ‘… difference between a Jewish and non-Jewish person …’ explanation would be rooted in how each is parented, which based on my observations seems to be seriously lacking in [American] Jewish families. Maybe culturally Jewish adults are just not psychologically equipped to raise children. Is this a fair assessment? I’m just asking – I don’t really know and there’s no way to study this in detail because Jewish culture seems to isolate itself. Palestinians and Lebanese people I’ve met seem more like real people, in comparison.

    And then, what about Jim-Bob’s original comment? Is [gang] raping Jewish women and daughters a fair assessment of the Jewish male mind and what is considered personal integrity under Jewish cultural norms, or is Jim-Bob’s comment just anti-Semitic hyperbole, or not representative of the majority? Again, just asking – not making a judgment.

    • Replies: @Hans
    , @Colin Wright
  18. anonymous[264] • Disclaimer says:

    All Jews are crazy. But some are less functional than others.

  19. ‘Jewish’, ‘grandchild of Holocaust survivors’-the usual CV. Still her apology to the ICE agent seemed not hypocritical. Perhaps she’ll grow out of her hatefulness.

    • Replies: @Colin Wright
  20. @Hans

    And Talmudic Jews believe that Jesus is in Hell, up to his neck in boiling faeces, his mother Mary was a whore, and spit in its direction whenever near a Christian church. Yet ‘Christian Zionists’ worship Israel, while believing that at the End Times, which the creation of Israel brings nearer, these ‘beloved’ Jews will either convert to Christianity, or be destroyed in the cruelest manner, and flung into Hell. And these LUNATICS have the fate of humanity in their hands.

  21. Hans says:
    @gnbRC

    gn, I really have no idea. I’ve met plenty of jews that I liked, but I doubt that any of them would be willing to admit the obvious truths about 9/11 and “the Holocaust.” There’s enough evidence of massive, organized crime and murder that I don’t pay much attention to the hyperbolic characterizations. I try to stay calm.

    Do read Jerry Golden’s The Roots of Evil in Jerusalem – https://thegoldenreport.net/the-roots-of-evil-in-jerusalem/

  22. ‘…They are energetic patriots who embrace “America First” and mean it. To Lavin, this is tantamount to “white supremacy” and “Nazi sympathies.” …’

    She’s Jewish, I take it.

  23. @Jim-Bob

    ‘Yeah, this Lavin girl is nuts, but you’re a hate-filled creep with your rabid anti-semitism. Go lock yourself in a room, you disgusting excuse for a human being!’

    I’d describe ‘rational’s’ screed as somewhat exaggerated — but a good deal of what he refers to is the truth.

    …whether you find it acceptable or not.

  24. @Mulga Mumblebrain

    ‘…‘Jewish’, ‘grandchild of Holocaust survivors’-the usual CV. Still her apology to the ICE agent seemed not hypocritical. Perhaps she’ll grow out of her hatefulness…’

    Good. Then she can go be a waitress or something harmless.

  25. As so often, the problem isn’t the person him (or in this case, her) self.

    It’s the reception they get. Julius Streicher was a rabid anti-semite. That wasn’t the problem; the problem was that Hitler gave him a paper.

    So it is with Talia Lavin. I just ran a search on her. The following organs comment on her approvingly: NPR, Vanity Fair, Salon, the New York Times, Jewish Insider, the Daily Beast…and probably as many more as I care to cite. She

    Who complains? The New York Post, Michelle Malkin — nicely, without saying anything about how she’s a Jew, and all too typical of that breed.

    How can we fight this shit if people won’t even admit to themselves what is going on?

  26. @gnbRC

    ‘…And then, what about Jim-Bob’s original comment? Is [gang] raping Jewish women and daughters a fair assessment of the Jewish male mind and what is considered personal integrity under Jewish cultural norms, or is Jim-Bob’s comment just anti-Semitic hyperbole, or not representative of the majority? Again, just asking – not making a judgment.’

    In Israel, there’s a great deal of antagonism between the secular ‘progressives’ and the ultra-orthodox.

    Ten-fifteen years ago there was a revealing episode. Haaretz, the Leftist Jewish news site, started running story after story about incest and rape in the Haredi community. It was spectacular: widespread, really obscene, and thoroughly documented.

    Haaretz had itself a really good time for a month or so retailing it all as it went by — every day a new horror, it seemed, and all told with ill-concealed relish.

    …until it apparently dawned on someone that all this was providing anti-semites with a lot of ammunition. Then the stories stopped. But the cat’s out of the bag, if anyone cares to look. If it’s not all true, a great deal of it is.

  27. bayviking says:
    @Not Chicken Little

    I hope you understand that MLK’s agenda, at the time of his murder, was anti-Vietnam War, pro economic equity for all races in the United States.

    That said, the political sensitivities and misinformation evident at the college level today is frightening in its breadth. This has gotten so out of control people are losing their jobs for things they said when they were fourteen. I am inclined to believe it is representative of a class of adolescents in their twenties raised by helicopter parents of every political persuasion who have never taken care of themselves. These pampered baby adults appear to be largely liberals convinced that the world owes them a living and should have their toys and educational privileges suspended until they come to their senses.

    Why does the term white supremacist exist? I submit it is because the practices of slavery and Jim Crow have persisted with some Southern Conservatives, embittered by the loss of the civil war and resentful of supervision by DC. Evidence of this phenomena is apparent in the recent legislation passed by Georgia Republicans which includes denial of food and water to citizens forced to wait in line to vote for many hours in poor hot districts while citizens in wealthy districts are in and out as fast as they fill out their ballots. I predict the blowback from this continuing Jim Crow behavior will include many disgusted Republicans. For the last twenty years, there is more evidence of Republican vote tampering than Democrat, when Kathleen Harris led the charge fully funded by Jeb on behalf of GeorgeII who lost anyway, but still got to be Preeident.

    It is utterly ridiculous to pretend the 2020 vote was rigged but the 2016 vote was not. Since 2000, easily hacked voting machines have been largely replaced with devices which can be audited.

  28. anon[126] • Disclaimer says:

    For the last twenty years, there is more evidence of Republican vote tampering than Democrat…

    It is utterly ridiculous to pretend the 2020 vote was rigged but the 2016 vote was not.

    you live in fantasyland

  29. jsigur says:

    “Labeling everything and everyone she dislikes “white supremacy” and “Nazis” is Lavin’s entire schtick.”

    Actually this has been standard MO tactic for several years for all elitist-internationalists. Its done on purpose since the public in general won’t hold their feet to the fire whether through ignorance or through not caring cause it doesn’t effect them directly enough.
    (Let’s face it, most highly visible public protests are led by covert ops and have elite approval)

    “First they came for the Hitler lovers, then they came for anyone else they didn’t like and called them Hitler lovers”

    and they been doing it ever since (The real Hitler lovers are hiding and can’t be found so substitutes are needed

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