Double standards: Can you imagine the media outcry if Mexican drug gangs had targeted a car full of transgenders instead of Mormons?
By JD Heyes // Nov 13, 2019

Our founding fathers made sure to protect freedom of the press in the very first amendment to the U.S. Constitution, because they saw an independent media as a solid check on government power. 


They could never have predicted, however, that a couple of centuries later the major media outlets in the country would self-censor, align themselves with one political party, and trash their own country.

This pathetic anti-Americanism was on display again recently by none other than The Associated Press, a national newswire whose stories appear in thousands of publications reaching tens of millions of people daily.

Last week, nine Americans who held dual citizenship in Mexico were mowed down by brutal drug cartel shooters, becoming the latest casualties in the country’s long history of deadly cartel-related violence.

The nine women and children were all Mormons, and apparently, this was something that the AP thought was more important to focus on than the fact they were brutally killed by drug cartel terrorists. 

Because it wasn’t as if there is nothing else to highlight such as the fact that visitors to Mexico face this danger every single day. Or the fact that the cartels are only getting more powerful and deadly despite a promise by Mexico’s president to tame them. Or that the killers murdered women and children.

No. The fact that they belonged to a Christian religious organization had to be attacked.

In a tweet, one of the AP’s regional offices made this observation: “The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is forced to confront its history of polygamy after nine women and children from a Mormon offshoot, where some practice plural marriage, died in a cartel ambush in Mexico.”

Say what? 

The AP reported:

After nine people belonging to a Mormon offshoot community were killed in Mexico this week, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued a short statement expressing sympathy for the victims while clarifying that they didn’t belong to the mainstream church.

That the faith widely known as the Mormon church would feel the need to make such a clarification amid a tragedy underscored the conundrum the church faces when big news happens with splinter groups that practice polygamy.

No wonder most Americans hate and distrust the press

This is what is known as a “pseudo news event” — it is based entirely on a fabricated “controversy.”

Maybe the real Mormon Church wouldn’t have to issue a statement in defense of itself and in denunciation of polygamy if the garbage mainstream media didn’t bring it up to begin with — thus forcing the church to respond.

But even so, how do you think the same crap media would portray the murder of nine transgender people? Or gays? Or lesbians?

Would the AP have mentioned that, once upon a time, there was a higher incidence of HIV infections and AIDS cases among gays and lesbians? Because there is. 

Who believes the same AP and mainstream media would mention that transgender men have sexually targeted children and are grooming them to become drag queens? Because they have.

This is how subjects become “controversial” — the controversy is manufactured. It’s created by the same media and then exploited to trash American values and push a Left-wing Democrat agenda, which is focused on destroying traditional American values.

Fortunately, several users on Twitter refused to allow the AP to get away with their blatant anti-Christian jab at the expense of the Mormon victims.

National Review columnist David French wrote on Twitter: "Another one of these takes? Really?”

Commentator David Harsanyi said, "ayfkm with this," referencing the acronym for "are you freaking kidding me?”

Another Twitter user said, "What is wrong with you people," only there was an expletive thrown in there, WND reported.

Someone else wrote, "A group of Mormons were massacred by a drug cartel. Explain yourselves, Mormons.”


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