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The Liberals are Coming! The Liberals are Coming!
on May 19, 2016
D'Souza is the Paul Revere of our day warning us of the dangers of historical revisionists and their socialist liberal ideology shaming and intimidating Americans to adopt their ideology. This film does not portray a dystopian version of history if America never existed, but examines historical attacks on the character and nature of America as a force for good in the world. Dinesh D'Souza makes some bold political assertions and presents counterarguments to the systemic socialist shaming of America in recent history. While this film was widely criticized by mainstream movie critics, most conservative audiences will probably appreciate this film. How you respond to this film probably says more about your own ideological biases than the arguments that are presented. It is not surprising that most mainstream movie critics rejected this film as “partisan” because the majority of them have a liberal ideological bias. They are intolerant of anything that presents a counter perspective from their unchallenged pre-suppositional beliefs they have adopted from their liberal college indoctrination.
D’Souza presents the common attacks on America to shame its citizenry in order to achieve social change. Liberals accuse the US of stealing the land from the Native Americans and Mexico, oppressing slaves, and stealing resources around the world through wars and greedy capitalism. D’Souza spends too much time exploring the myopic and one-sided accusations and not enough time presenting additional perspectives and he leans too heavily on Alexis de Tocqueville. There are far more examples and evidence for the good that America has provided to the world such as: charitable organizations, giving and humanitarian assistance around the world compared to other nations, relative global security and stability compared to the wars and deaths prior to US hegemony, increased global prosperity and wealth creation. A simple question to ask is to give examples of other nations who have stood against tyranny, oppression, and atrocities in the world besides the United States. The truth is that if the US does not take leadership, no other nation stands up to do the right thing. Just look at Armenia, Germany, Bosnia, Rwanda, Darfur, and ISIS. Certainly America has problems, but we should all make sure that we take a critical look at anyone trying to revise history.