By Charlie Johnston
I’m laboring over two rather meaty pieces right now. I thought, in the meantime, you might enjoy this brief glossary of establishment media terms in popular usage on the left. It might help you clear up some confusion. Note that these are not actually proper definitions, but how your betters in the media define the terms. It is, by no means, comprehensive – but if we are going to be subjected to Newspeak every day on television, best we understand what the terms mean so we can translate it back into English.
Conspiracy Theory: Any damaging allegation against a Democrat, no matter how compelling the evidence and how abundant the facts supporting it. As in, the growing body of evidence of the Biden family corruption is, to the media, a ‘conspiracy theory.’
Serious Allegations: This phrase is never used in reference to Democrats. It is only used to characterize media conspiracy theory attacks launched against Republicans – such as the Russian Collusion Hoax.
Debunked: How the media describes accusations against a Democrat for which there is solid evidence – and which have never been formally investigated.
Bombshell: A media attack on Republicans or Christians or teenage Trump supporters. Also known as bunk.
Freedom Fighter: Any murderous, terrorist thug who also hates America and plots to kill Americans (especially Christians or Republicans). People like Osama bin-Laden, Qasem Soleimani, Al Quaeda, Hezbollah, and that guy who shot up the Republican Congressional softball practice a couple of years back.
Terrorist: American military veterans, pro-life advocates, 2nd Amendment supporters, Orthodox Catholics, serious Evangelicals, and any other ordinary person who loves their country and supports their family.
White Supremacist: Anyone who does not submit to leftist dogma. In the interest of equal opportunity, the media no longer requires one actually be white to be a ‘white supremacist.’ Black folks such as Kanye West and Candace Owens have been publicly described as ‘white supremacists’ along with Jews such as Ben Shapiro and Jared Kushner. Anyone who is seriously Christian, Jewish, or politically conservative can now be a white supremacist, regardless of race, creed or color.
Statesman: People such as Adam Schiff, Jerry Nadler, Maxine Waters, Nancy Pelosi, Al Green Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and any other official who is sufficiently committed to the progressive project that they will lie, cheat, and steal to advance it without hesitation or pause.
Political Hacks: People such as George Washington, Ben Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Andrew Jackson, Abraham Lincoln and any other saps who believed in faith, family and freedom or truth, justice and the American Way – or actually accomplished anything of lasting worth.
Science: A tricky body of work that is to be tarted up and trotted out when it can be perverted to support a leftist priority – and completely ignored when it cannot. Thus, the often conflicting data on climate dynamics are to be cited when they can be used to bolster the left’s desire to use a weird weather cult to take supreme power over everything and ignored when it contradicts the weird weather cult. Though science says that a child is fully human from the moment of conception and that there are two genders which cannot be switched just by wishing it so, the media will NEVER tell you these scientific facts.
Baby: A mythical creature similar to unicorns and centaurs that religious folk and conservatives insist are real. Neither leftists nor the media have ever actually spotted one, though.
We’re all gonna die: A phrase the media uses every time a Republican (and particularly Donald Trump) accomplishes what was previously considered impossible by all the “experts.” The phrase was used to describe Trump’s tax cuts, his economic revival, his bringing back abundant manufacturing jobs, his renegotiation of more favorable trade deals with Mexico, Canada and China particularly, his moving America’s embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, and his de-fanging of North Korea, Iran, and ISIS. Apparently ‘we’re all gonna die’ is a leftist variant of the old Vulcan blessing, “Live long and prosper.”
Compassion: Using the poor and marginalized as props to forcibly take ordinary people’s money to give the left supreme power. Leaving the poor to erect tents in city streets, giving them needles to shoot up drugs with, and registering them to vote for Democrats.
Racist: Anyone who wins an argument with a leftist. Variants of this term include, but are not limited to, sexist, homophobe, and white supremacist (see above).
Fairness: The doctrine that when a coin turns up heads, the left wins – and when it turns up tails, the right loses. The left also refers to this sometimes as “due process,” – not to be confused with actual legal concept of due process.
No one is above the law: The left must always win – and this phrase is used to pretend there is some moral dimension to that will to power.
Reality: Something reporters talk about frequently, but are entirely unfamiliar with. It is how and where normal people live. Strangely, reporters never doubt their grasp of reality no matter how many times their delusions blow up in their faces.
Meep-Meep: Donald Trump’s strategy for dealing with leftist media delusions.