Your View: Guest column - Don’t worry about any ‘right-wing’ media conspiracy

Feb. 24, 2013 @ 07:35 PM

BY TONY MOSCHETTI

Radical liberalism, a combination of the worst elements of communism, fascism, Marxism and socialism, is now the greatest threat to our country’s survival . Liberals have continually preached that they are the open-minded ones, eager to consider all sides of issues, and tolerate opposing views.  But instead they’ve given us political correctness, speech codes, including free speech “zones” on college campuses, and worst of all Media Matters, a home-grown, tax exempt, fascist organization!
Hillary Clinton once warned us of the vast right-wing conspiracy that “invented” Monica Lewinsky. There has since been an unending search for that conspiracy, but what we’ve discovered, and documented, is a real, vast left- wing conspiracy. Below, from internal Media Matters memos:
“Simply put, the Progressiv­e (radical liberal) movement is in need of an enemy. Bush is gone, and we really don’t have John McCain to kick around anymore. Filling the lack of leadership on the right, Fox News has emerged as the central enemy, and antagonist of the Obama admin­istration, our congressio­nal majorities­, and the Progressive movement as a whole. ... We should hire a team of trackers to stake out private and public events with Fox News anchors, hosts, reporters, and prominent contributo­rs, along with senior network and corporate staffs!”
And this is what they’ve been doing.
Does anyone believe this is how the Founders envisioned our country? This is how disagreements are handled in Venezuela, not here. Worse, this vile organization is said to have weekly meetings with top Obama advisor, Valerie Jarrett, at the White House. MM also claims responsibility for much of, surprise, MSDNC’s night-time programming, and having operatives at the Washington Post, Huffington Post, Politico, among others.
Do you now understand why Obama tried to exclude Fox from White House pool briefings, and has said they’re not a “real” news organization? Understand now why so few other “news” organizations hold Obama accountable for anything? MM is a prime example of the fascist approach of silencing those with whom they disagree, even going so far as trying to destroy their careers and lives.
And all because they cannot compete in the arena of ideas with conservatives, who dominate nonfiction best seller lists, talk radio, and cable news. Therefore, their mission is to silence them. They boasted of “getting” Imus, Glenn Beck, and now have their guns aimed at Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity and Laura Ingraham, successful conservatives with whom they can’t compete. Their stated goal is not to beat Rush at his own game, a game at which they have failed dismally, but to silence and destroy him.
On the other hand, there has never been an organized effort by the right to mirror Media Matters, because we know, and have been proven correct, that the marketplace will take care of that for us. Anyone remember Air America, the left’s, much ballyhooed, supposed answer to Limbaugh? More satisfaction comes from seeing these folks admit that they can’t compete. But it’s tragic that they have to destroy everything for which this Republic has stood to “achieve” their goal!

Tony Moschetti lives in High Point.