One of the funniest catchphrases in the movie O Brother, Where Art Thou? is the saying, “We’re in a tight spot.” It occurs whenever the main characters are in caught between a rock and a hard place, with no seeming way of escape.
Well, my fellow Americans, I’ve got to tell you, “We’re in a tight spot!” This election has put us in the difficult situation of figuring out which candidate is more likely to lead this nation in a mutually beneficial direction. To add insult to injury, we also have to filter through all the various charges and accusations that are flying around here at the tail end of the campaign.
So, just for kicks, I decided to go to CNN’s webpage. I get a lot of news from the internet, but quite frankly I don’t frequent many of the mainstream news organizations on a regular basis. However, I was interested to see how such organizations were handling the onslaught of accusations being hurled against both presidential candidates.
When the site popped up on my trusty smartphone, I was immediately confronted by the screaming headline informing me that several women were accusing Donald Trump of “groping” them many years ago.
Okay, I thought. That’s the headline story. Let me scroll on down and see what else is going on. I see the story entitled, “Trump’s path to 270 narrowing.” Then I see that Cyndi Lauper says, “Clinton was born for this.” Then I’m told that a “Trump supporter stuns CNN anchor.” Next, “Netflix CEO: Trump ‘so bad for America.’” Not to mention, “Trump campaign manager stumped in interview.” And on and on it goes.
Did you notice anything? Did you notice that CNN, a news organization that used to have a reputation for reporting somewhat fairly, is now only reporting negatively about a certain candidate, while only reporting mostly positively about the other?
On the same day these things are being reported, tons of negative information about Hillary Clinton and her campaign are being revealed:
- Why doesn’t CNN report about the Clinton campaign’s disparaging language toward Catholics?
- Why doesn’t CNN report about the slew of emails showing cooperation between the media and the Clinton campaign?
- Why doesn’t CNN report about the fact that Hillary Clinton said in a speech to Brazilian bankers that she wants to see a world of “open borders,” which is basically the globalist goal of one world government?
- Why doesn’t CNN report about Hillary Clinton’s statement that she has two positions on policy: a public one and a private one?
And on and on it goes! It’s not like there isn’t plenty of material to work with. New things about her corrupt dealings during her tenure as secretary of state come out almost every day. Benghazi, pay-for-play, and Clinton’s 33,000 deleted emails are all still relevant topics, and so much more. The Podesta emails. Videos from James O’Keefe confirming accusations of voter fraud. But strangely, we only hear anti-Trump stories.
If one is honest, it becomes apparent what is happening. The media has a candidate, and they will stop at nothing to see that she is elected.
Do we really want to live in a United States in which the media is in cooperation with the governing powers? Or worse, simply another arm of government? That is exactly what happens in totalitarian countries and banana republics. It happened in communist Russia, and fascist Germany.
If Hillary Clinton is elected, this is exactly what you will see in America.
In fact, it’s already here.
Friends, remember what Benjamin Franklin once said when questioned by a lady about whether the United States was a republic or a monarchy. He said, “A republic, if you can keep it.”
Keeping it will require digging on our own for truth about media reports and using critical thinking. It will require recognizing that the media is no longer on the side of the people. And it will require demanding a change in the cartel that is currently ensconced in Washington.
Friends, we’re in a tight spot. Let’s get to work.