The phrase gang-rape has unfortunately entered the news cycle twice this month.
First, at the Munk Debate in Toronto, lib-left history professor Simon Schama and former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour mocked their debate opponents -- conservative commentator Mark Steyn and, UKIP leader Nigel Farage -- for being “obsessed with sex." This after the latter had mentioned the gang-rape epidemic in Europe, in which Islamic migrants have targeted native-born omen for mass sexual assault.
Then American female rap star Azealia Banks brought gang-rape into the news, declaring, in racially charged tweets, that former Republican Vice-Presidential candidate Sarah Palin be forcibly shaved bald and gang-raped on film.
When establishment lib-leftists dismiss gang rape and joke about it, it reveals one of two things: denial, or complicity.
Living in denial about gang-rape and its use as a tool of war is sad and foolish; but complicity is a much more frightening thought.
Is it possible that the lib-left is secretly in favour of letting Islam impose its will over Western society?
Think it through:
If you were living at the top of the civilizational pyramid, living and working in towers or compounds behind walls and gates, protected by armed security details, with oversized personal incomes guaranteed by government patronage, and wealth protected offshore in, say, Panamanian banks, what is a bigger threat to you?
Rough Islamic gangs on the streets? Or conservative reformers who might cause you to lose your privileges? Perhaps a little humiliation and submission of the uppity native populations is not seen as a bad thing, in an era where the layers of the pyramid are being revealed as a foundation of sand, not stone.
At the Munk Debate, Steyn fought back against the mockery passionately and brilliantly, sternly lecturing Arbour and Schama about their inappropriate glibness, and as a result won over thousands of viewers who firmly determined that his “con” side won the debate.
Palin also pushed back brilliantly against the rapper’s assault with an epic high-minded Facebook slapdown. After the rapper issued a disturbing “non-apology apology”, Palin announced her intention to sue the performer, and share any financial judgement with victims of sexual violence.
When conservative reformers speak up, push back, and threaten to take on the privileges of these top-of-the-pyramid elites, examine liberals' vicious, hysterical reactions.
Look at what’s happening to Donald Trump; at what was thrown at “Harper Hitler;" at what happened to Rob and Doug Ford when the power brokers finally realized they were serious and effective; think about the tactics used against Sarah Palin and the Tea Party during their ascendancy in 2009-12.
Political gang-rapes, all.
Politics itself has become a gang-rape culture, where groups of journalists, commentators, lawyers, consultants and politicians come together to humiliate reformers into submission, destroying their dignity, and make any one associating with them a social pariah– as rape victims and those who would dare to defend them are generally viewed in non-Judeo-Christian, non-Enlightenment-influenced societies.
Which is, what it seems, what we’re quickly becoming over here.