2016: America’s First True Postmodern Election

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2016: America's First True Postmodern Election

postmodernby baldilocks

D.C. McAllister’s essay at PJ Media is not a defense of Don­ald Trump’s mus­ings on grab­bing a woman by a pri­vate part of her body.

It’s a map.

Those who are com­plain­ing about Trump today have no basis for their moral out­rage. That’s because their sec­u­lar amoral world­view rejects any basis for that moral judg­ment. Any argu­ment they make against the “immoral­ity” of Trump is stolen, or at least bor­rowed for expe­di­ency, from a reli­gious world­view they have soundly rejected.

The fact of the mat­ter is that Judeo-​Christian ethics have been dri­ven from our cul­ture and declared a dinosaur from an ancient past. Right and wrong, virtue, moral­ity, good­ness — these have been rejected in pop cul­ture, our edu­ca­tion sys­tem, the media, and pol­i­tics. We have been told repeat­edly that char­ac­ter doesn’t mat­ter because everyone’s val­ues are dif­fer­ent. All that mat­ters is an ide­o­log­i­cal agenda and the power that goes with it.

(…)

All the same peo­ple in the media and polit­i­cal class today who are con­demn­ing Trump don’t give a wit about what he said on that tape. It’s all smoke and mir­rors with them. Given the ram­pant immoral­ity in D.C. and through­out the polit­i­cal media, they’re hardly shocked by the businessman’s comments.

They don’t believe in absolute moral­ity any­way. And even if they do have some sem­blance of con­science, they don’t think it mat­ters what hap­pens in pri­vate. All that mat­ters is push­ing their lib­eral agenda. If it takes being hyp­o­crit­i­cal about Trump, then so be it.

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postmodernby baldilocks

D.C. McAllister’s essay at PJ Media is not a defense of Donald Trump’s musings on grabbing a woman by a private part of her body.

It’s a map.

Those who are complaining about Trump today have no basis for their moral outrage. That’s because their secular amoral worldview rejects any basis for that moral judgment. Any argument they make against the “immorality” of Trump is stolen, or at least borrowed for expediency, from a religious worldview they have soundly rejected.

The fact of the matter is that Judeo-Christian ethics have been driven from our culture and declared a dinosaur from an ancient past. Right and wrong, virtue, morality, goodness—these have been rejected in pop culture, our education system, the media, and politics. We have been told repeatedly that character doesn’t matter because everyone’s values are different. All that matters is an ideological agenda and the power that goes with it.

(…)

All the same people in the media and political class today who are condemning Trump don’t give a wit about what he said on that tape. It’s all smoke and mirrors with them. Given the rampant immorality in D.C. and throughout the political media, they’re hardly shocked by the businessman’s comments.

They don’t believe in absolute morality anyway. And even if they do have some semblance of conscience, they don’t think it matters what happens in private. All that matters is pushing their liberal agenda. If it takes being hypocritical about Trump, then so be it.

Read the whole thing.

RELATED: 

Winning Hollow

What’s Growing in Your Garden?

Juliette Akinyi Ochieng blogs at baldilocks. (Her older blog is located here.) Her first novel, Tale of the Tigers: Love is Not a Game, was published in 2012. Her second novel will be done in 2016. Follow her on Twitter.

Please contribute to Juliette’s JOB:  Her new novel, her blog, her Internet to keep the latter going and COFFEE to keep her going!

Or hit Da Tech Guy’s Tip Jar in the name of Independent Journalism—->>>>>baldilocks