But I'm beginning to wonder if the media isn't prepared to incite a coup in order to preserve their equalist worldview. Jamelle Boiue certainly seems prepared to go the distance. OK... It's Jamelle Boiue. Fair enough.
But Jonah Goldberg seems pretty ticked off too. If you think neither of those writers is 'mainstream', I beg to differ. Between them I think they are representative of a very large chuck of the typical elite coastal dweller opinion. They may not be what America looks like, but they definitely represent most people in NYC.
There is a danger in the kind of mandate of the moment that Trump won. Yes, Obama and the
Social Justice department have vastly over-reached. The Gay Mafia, the Feminists, and the borderless nation advocates have too. And now there will be reversion to the mean. But these people are very unstable. Their paranoia and in some cases delusion, define who they are. And they are not going to give up that worldview easily.
Jonah Goldberg has a paranoia that I think is very common among New York Jews. I don't think he'd ever incite someone to violence. But if it happened, he'd convince a lot of influential people to say something like: "well it's for the best I guess". But I think Jamelle is clearly another story. If a whack job black man were to put a bullet in President elect Trump, I think he'd do a fist pump and end zone dance in private, even if he might not in public. And in a year or two he'd write about the 'man that saved America' praising the shooter.
There is no solution to this exactly. I don't think we should suppress their speech. But I hope someone out there is taking all the assassination threats seriously because with the media on total 'Trump is Hitler' mode, I don't see it ending any time soon.