Perfuming the Lie, Maligning the Truth
by David Sims
HERE ARE SOME of the deceptive tricks used by Leftists to obscure the truth and advance their anti-White narrative.
1. Embedding the lie: “Salt is salty! Lemons are sour! Racism is evil! Many people like apple pie!” Wikipedia does this. It has 1,000 entirely truthful articles for each deceptive one.
2. Perfuming the lie: “In the past, racists have been violent. Racists have been known to organize political campaigns to have one of their number elected to public office. Racism is evil! Racism teaches that the races are different in ways that preclude their living together peacefully for any considerable length of time.” Wikipedia does this, too, though none of the true statements will be understood in context as they might be in isolation. For example, “racists” aren’t the only people who have been violent, and, for that matter, racists haven’t been as violent as the average Black street gang is. Not even close.
Why shouldn’t racists organize political campaigns to have one of their number elected to public office? Being a racist doesn’t mean you can’t engage legitimately and peacefully in the democratic process. But that’s what the leftists want to imply. Most definitely imply, to say it without quite saying it. Because if they say it, you’ll realize that the moral dirtiness is on their hands, and not on the hands of their opponents.
As for the last of the true statements, “Racism teaches that the races are different in ways that preclude their living peacefully together for any considerable length of time,” this is a conclusion that arose from a review of history, which the racists are reporting as well as they can.
None of the true statements really says anything especially bad about racists. However, the words “racist” and “racism” have been pushed so far into disrepute by media propaganda, both in the news and in fictional dramas on television and in the movies, that ordinary contextual association serves as an echo chamber, magnifying the false message of the lie that “racism is evil.”
3. Putting a stink on the truth — or telling the truth through a mouthful of garbage. Or any number of equivalent descriptions. An example might be one in which the media hire a trained actor to be “interviewed” by a reporter. The actor is to pretend to be a racist and an “anti-Semite.” At some point, his script calls for him to say: “We all know that the Jews control the media” — and say it in such an arrogant way that the audience of television viewers get the impression that they are being contemptuously lied to.
The statement that the actor made, however, is perfectly truthful. But the way he said it invites, and was intended to invite, suspicion and skepticism — and disbelief — so that the public comes to believe a lie that was never even explicitly told them.
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