Truth is a deadly weapon, more ballistic than guns, more seeping than nuclear fallout. The truth resonates like a match lit to life in pitch blackness.
In the culture war for America’s future, there is truth and obfuscation. Increasingly, the lines seem drawn among party. The hot, bold, naked truth gets bolstered by the brash billionaire. His opponent obfuscates, denies, and deepens herself into an abyss of misdirection.
Around these two candidates are armies of followers, each dedicated to promoting their chosen candidate and smearing their opponent.
But it is far from morally equivalent. It is truth against lies.
When Trump earnestly suggests some and not all illegal immigrants are rapists — the left calls him ‘racist’. Nevermind the truth, that 80% of women who cross into America from Mexico illegally get raped. An oft-touted truth by the left, until a presidential candidate actually tried to stop it.
Trump soared atop the global political stage leaving political correctness stuttering and faltering to halt him. What horrifies pundits feels familiar to the rest of us. Straight talking is an American value, elitism is not.
Trump’s clarity of mind dwarfs the left. We are confident in his competence, aroused by his honesty, and grateful for his grit. We freely defend and support this truth teller, as long as he continues to champion it.
The left has a candidate only 11% of Americans find honest and trustworthy. The left has a candidate that has had more FBI interrogations than press conferences in 2016. ‘Correct the Record’ pays online defenders for Hillary — a Super PAC that’s illegally colluding with the candidate herself. This Super PAC pays young adults minimum wage to give negative portrayals of Trump while ferociously defending Clinton.
If this seems sour, it is. But when the truth is against The Democrats, they resort to dirty tactics. Examples abound, like the DNC creating fake Craigslist ads to smear Trump as sexist. They betray their own, too. The DNC tried to taint Bernie Sanders in the American South for being ‘Jewish’ — revealing the DNC’s hidden anti-Semitism.
They are relentless in their pursuit of the moral low-ground, anything they can get away with, they do. The ends justify their means.
When you drop a truth bomb, the earth quakes. And trolling is often ‘truth-telling’. It’s quicker than hand-illustrated comics, and funnier than any lone wolf pundit.
Trolling ranges from general pranks to land shifting political snipes. Trolling is the activism of the populist right, the crafty answer to lies, wrong think, and the dystopian narrative.
We troll because we denounce revolution through violence, and instead revel in the power of truth and free speech. We expose and mock violent radical leftists that pounce on police vehicles or pelt women with eggs.
It’s fun to hound leftists by amplifying their insanity to an audience fatigued with bullshit and famished for truth. We value the truth, we promote it, we share it. When our kind grace television, we amplify their trolling.
We are also forcing the left to painstakingly scrutinize even the worst of memes, this article alone probably took days to produce. The concern of the author and his frantic ‘debunking’ shows just how serious these humorless hypocrites take themselves.
Of course some memes are bunk, but we are meme-capitalists, only the truest and best reach ‘dank’ status. Some are bunk and wrong and won’t be cherished.
If memes could vote, the discredited and dishonest memes would join the Democratic base, out of lack of social mobility. Hillary created jobs for bad meme makers already— for her own benefit of course.
We aren’t paid to do it, because it is a common good to stamp out liars and criminals and bots. We troll and trick and quip because it’s effective and infuriating. And we have a blast creating the content, and much more fun consuming it.
But the underlying sentiment is a bipartisan good, we want the truth to trounce the bullshit, as truth remains humankind’s highest common denominator.
“The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.” — Albert Camus
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