Posted by Xena
I think that mostly everyone has read or heard about the teens of Parkland High School being denigrated for wanting gun control. Here’s a bit from an article published in The Guardian.
“And as of this weekend, this group of idealistic young people have officially become the right’s leading hate figures.
The first and most repugnant strategy was to directly attack high-profile campaigners, especially students David Hogg and Emma Gonzalez.
Running short of reasoned arguments, many attempted to push conservative buttons with high impact visuals. Alt-right social media company Gab was one of many that disseminated a doctored animation of Gonzalez in which she falsely appeared to be tearing up the US constitution. Cartoonist and Trump sycophant Ben Garrison depicted Hogg as an assault rifle, wielded by CNN, and loaded with Marxism. Breitbart re-published a round of tweets accusing Hogg of throwing a Nazi salute.”
They are being called names that challenge their intelligence and education. The people doing this must have forgotten that these kids lost people they know. They were in an active-shooter situation. If no one has been in an active-shooter situation where people are being killed, let me share the following with you. Read the rest of this entry →