Perspectives: Right-Wing Voices Decry Black Lives Matter's 'Cultural Revolution'

Headline Roundup June 25th, 2020

Some columnists, commentators and other right-rated voices are labeling the Black Lives Matter movement a far-left totalitarian movement to remake America from the bottom up, and are criticizing others on the right for not standing up to the purported infringement on America's democratic values.

Viewpoints on the subject have almost all come from the right side of the media spectrum.

Perspectives: Right-Wing Voices Decry Black Lives Matter's 'Cultural Revolution'

From the Left
2322
ANALYSIS

In the aftermath of the police killing of George Floyd nearly one month ago, protests continue to unfold as people across the country are examining the role that systemic racism plays in society. And as the Black Lives Matter movement gains support among the public, Fox News and others in right-wing media are focused on demonizing it, fearmongering about the movement’s intentions and using racist dog whistles to discredit it.

Black Lives Matter was initially founded in 2013 in response to the acquittal of the man who killed Travyon Martin,...

Read full story
From the Right
2322
OPINION

According to recent polls, 65% of all Americans now support Black Lives Matter (BLM). Why do so many Americans support an “organization” that is avowedly dedicated to the proposition that America is evil and must be fundamentally transformed? Because the Republican establishment has made remarkably little effort to expose BLM as the revolutionary and totalitarian movement that it is.

Leading Republicans do not seem to understand that George Floyd’s death was the excuse for the current crisis, not the cause of it. The chaos in our streets—led by BLM,...

Read full story
From the Right
2322
OPINION

On Monday, a mob attempted to knock down a statue of Andrew Jackson. They spray-painted the base, trying to knock the statue down. In large letters, you can see it says "killer" at the bottom. Amazing.

This is happening all over the country as you know and there's a reason for it. Over the weekend, most recently -- doubtless, you've heard of this -- city officials announced their plan to remove the statue of Teddy Roosevelt from outside New York's Museum of Natural History. The bronze statue has stood there...

Read full story