There have been many startling examples of cluelessness from the mainstream media through the years, but some of them really stick out like a sore thumb.
The name Chelsea Manning pops to mind in that regard. The disgraced former soldier was court-martialed for disclosing sensitive information, but former President Barack Obama took care of that with a pardon on his way out the door.
As the case was playing out, Manning’s gender transition became a subplot. Somewhere along the way, the media branded Manning as a ‘hero’ for incredibly unclear reasons.
That false narrative continues to be pushed, but there has been plenty of brushback against that nonsense assertion.
Unfortunately, there hasn’t been enough pushback. Regardless of the gender identity subplot, Manning is a traitor. Period.
The Daily Caller passes along the news that things are pretty cut and dry amongst unbiased eyes.
The document states that Chelsea Manning is “inadmissible” to enter Canada “on grounds of serious criminality for having been convicted of offence outside Canada that, if committed in Canada, would constitute an offence under an Act of Parliament punishable by a maximum term of imprisonment of at least 10 years.”
— Chelsea E. Manning (@xychelsea) September 25, 2017
It’s no secret that Canada has been swinging pretty hard to the Left on the political pendulum of late, but the country’s government is still able to draw a line in the sand when it comes to matters of common sense.
Manning has promised to challenge this “denial of entry,” and punctuated the Tweet with a “confused face” emoji, signaling that he couldn’t quite figure out why Canada would hand down such a decision.
Somewhere out there, you can bet there’s an elitist journalist pontificating endlessly about how Manning has been wronged here.
As per usual, that journalist will receive backslaps and high fives from other occupants of the liberal echo chamber.
The rest of us will shake our heads and wonder what the heck we’re missing about such a cut and dry issue.