First they came for an Oscar host, then they came for the Heisman winner

Heisman winner Murray

When I was a kid, I got super angry at my big brother for some reason.  Since big brothers are genetically programmed to be mean to their little sisters, my brother Mark had been tormenting me about something.  And I had had enough. So I wrote on a piece of paper “Mark is a FAG.”

I’d like to think my writing skills have improved since then.  But this was when I was little and the “rapier wit” gene had yet to kick in.

The long and short of it is, I got in trouble for writing “Mark is a FAG” on a piece of paper because, according to my Mom, that was a dirty word.

Which was news to me.  Boys at school called each other “fag” as an insult, so I thought, “why not?”  I didn’t even know what it meant.

Sadly, because of this incident from my childhood, I will never be allowed to host the Oscars, land a job in Big Tech, be nominated for the Supreme Court, or, apparently, win a Heisman trophy.

Of course, my lack of football skills and advanced age probably have a little something to do with that as well.

But what really takes me out of the running for the Heisman is writing “Mark is a FAG” on a piece of paper over forty years ago.

At least that’s what USA Today writer Scott Gleason thinks.

Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Kyler Murray is this year’s Heisman Trophy winner.

And before the young man could even come down from the thrilling rush of the win, USA Today’s Gleason got hold of some tweets he wrote when he was fifteen that used an “anti-gay slur.”

And not just once!  He used an “anti-gay slur” four times.  Four times!

What kind of monster is he?!

Apparently there are still sane people on Twitter because USA today is getting dragged like a Raggedy Ann doll over this idiotic article.

Check out the ratio:

In the time it’s taken me to write this post, the comments have increased by nearly a thousand. And I’m sure by the time you read this post, the comments will be even higher.

Just a heads up.

These assholes are going to do this for every single person who achieves something great in life.

Because they’re horrid, wretched people.

If I had a dollar every time some teenage boy called one of his friends queer or faggot, I would be wealthy enough to stop asking you guys to hit the tip jar.

But for some reason, this idiot Scott Gleason at USA Today actually believes this typical high school banter should be enough to ruin Kyler’s life and spoil his Heisman victory.

I said last week that Social Media has become a cesspool of busybodies, nosy Parkers and tattletales.

But I’d like to correct that statement: Social Media and the American News Media have become a cesspool of busybodies, nosy Parkers and tattletales.

Who cares what Kyler Murray tweeted to his friends when he was fifteen years old?

Seriously?! Who the hell cares?!

What kind of a society are we becoming when we can ruin people’s lives for things they said as teenagers?

This isn’t just petty and meanspirited.  It’s absolutely obscene.

Why should young people strive to be better in their lives if they can still be damned for things they did as teenagers?

Is that really the America we want?

Instead of the “land of opportunity” where you can overcome your past to become anything you want, assholes like this USA Today writer want to chain you forever to your past.

And not even over things like murdering someone.  No, he wants this young man to be forever defined by tweets to his friends when he was 15-year-old that used words like “queer.”

Are you freaking kidding me?

Naturally, Kyler Murray felt forced to apologize. And that’s really a shame.

The one thing that gave me some hope was reading through the replies to Kyler’s tweet.

This reply sums them up well.

My guess is this USA Today writer thought the wind was at his back because Kevin Hart got forced out as Oscar host just days ago over old tweets.

But I think that is a radical misinterpretation of the mood of the country. Then again, the Leftist outrage mob aren’t the brightest stars in the firmament.

As I’ve said countless times, the Left always pushes too hard and too far.  And eventually their petty, vindictive schemes backfire.

Because normal people get sick and tired of this crap.

To coin an oft-used phrase, that’s how we got Trump.

And scouring people’s Twitter past to try and ruin them in the present has crossed the Rubicon.

It’s Newton’s Third Law: For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.

The Left never figures that out.  Which is surprising, since they’re supposedly the “science party.”

You push hard enough, and you will get pushback.

And from the reactions to this loathsome smear, I think the pushback is in full swing.

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7 thoughts on “First they came for an Oscar host, then they came for the Heisman winner

  • December 9, 2018 at 11:26 am

    The left’s chief weapon is intimidation. In essence if you do not conform they will destroy you. The media is their guard dog for this.

    It is funny though, some people get a complete pass but only after some careful ‘cleaning’ of their resume. This is how a lackluster underachieving dope smoking insignificant person like Obama managed to get elected. Imagine if his background was available to be scoured like the media does to anyone else the left chooses?

    The hypocrisy is blatant and yet, par for the course as far as politics go. The first time I heard of the intended use of vile tactics in the media as far as politics go is the Clinton’s ‘politics of personal destruction’ or something like that. Certainly the political discussions in this nation took a turn for the worse when they came along.

    At some point we will approach such a level of bias that the people who are the audience for these revelations will not be paying any attention to the news. Even so, the spin machines and the slander machines of the liberal left democratic party will carry on as it is the only song they know now. Any effort to promote a policy agenda that is approved by the people has long since been discarded.

  • December 9, 2018 at 1:13 pm

    Assholes, indeed. I’m not a social media participant but really could care less what progs think of me.

  • December 9, 2018 at 1:26 pm

    In my numerous travels over the years, I’ve noticed a lot of hotels putting out those USA Today door mats at the foot of the room doors. I can wipe my shoes and swipe my key card at the same time.
    How considerate of them.

  • December 10, 2018 at 10:56 am

    I recall there was this judge certain people of a certain political party tried to ruin based on unfounded, unsubstantiated, totally unverifiable accusations of high school behavior, 35 years ago. It almost worked.

  • December 10, 2018 at 11:16 am

    Would someone please tell me why anyone has a twitter account?

  • December 10, 2018 at 11:43 am

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  • December 10, 2018 at 7:08 pm

    Yes, those who cannot achieve struggle to tear down anyone who strives for greatness.

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