The obsession on the left to vaccinate every last American against COVID-19 has reached fanatical levels with some. Never mind that the more we learn, the more it appears that the vaccine may be more of a therapeutic than a deterrent — this being revolutionary thought that will get a person permanently banned from Twitter.
Par for the course for the left, when they don’t get what they want they fall back on Alinsky’s “Rules for Radicals” to attack those standing in the way — “Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it.”
This being the unvaccinated in this case, who are frequent targets in the media for allegedly putting others at risk. Every death attributed to COVID-19, whether real or the result of intricate bookkeeping, that is not pinned on Florida’s Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis is attributed to those who’ve yet to get jabbed.
(With DeSantis potentially posing the greatest threat to the Democratic Party’s hopes of retaining the White House in 2024, he’s public enemy number one for the media.)
Enter Arne Duncan, who served as former President Obama’s Education Secretary for seven years. In a tweet posted Sunday, the Democrat compared the unvaccinated to suicide bombers at the Kabul airport.
“Have you noticed how strikingly similar both the mindsets and actions are between the suicide bombers at Kabul’s airport, and the anti-mask and anti-vax people here?” he tweeted. “They both blow themselves up, inflict harm on those around them, and are convinced they are fighting for freedom.”
Have you noticed how strikingly similar both the mindsets and actions are between the suicide bombers at Kabul’s airport, and the anti-mask and anti-vax people here?
They both blow themselves up, inflict harm on those around them, and are convinced they are fighting for freedom.
— Arne Duncan (@arneduncan) August 29, 2021
So much for respecting the loss of life for 13 U.S. service members, including eleven Marines, a Navy corpsman, and an Army soldier.
Then again, Obama warned America of how “tenacious” Duncan is when it comes to pushing and prodding people.
“Arne has dedicated his life to the cause of education — and sometimes in the nicest possible way, he has gotten on people’s nerves because he has pushed them and prodded them,” the then-president said in 2015. “Had he not been, I believe, as tenacious as he was, I think that we would not have as good of a product as we do here today. And so I could not be prouder of Arne Duncan.”
Duncan was excoriated online, rightfully so, but the most lethal response was from U.S. Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas, a former Navy SEAL who lost his right eye while fighting in Afghanistan.
“Wow you’re a real piece of human garbage,” Crenshaw tweeted.
Wow you’re a real piece of human garbage. https://t.co/xN7ZbKOWHt
— Dan Crenshaw (@DanCrenshawTX) August 29, 2021
Yet, he was far from alone in condemning the former Obama official, whose tweet was posted the very day the bodies of the 13 fallen American heroes returned to U.S. soil.
Flag-draped transfer cases line the inside of a C-17 Globemaster II Aug. 29, 2021, prior to a dignified transfer at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. The fallen service members died while supporting non-combat operations in Kabul.
Gone, but never forgotten. pic.twitter.com/7HzJvnFrSD
— U.S. Marines (@USMC) August 29, 2021
Here’s a small sampling of some of the other responses from Twitter:
Secretary Duncan, this is a very sick thing to say during the dignified transfer of 13 US service members lost in the attack. https://t.co/InRkOTmk6t
— Congresswoman Mary Miller (@RepMaryMiller) August 30, 2021
This was an Obama Cabinet member. This is what they think of you. https://t.co/4yAV6d02KZ
— Jack Posobiec 🇺🇸 (@JackPosobiec) August 29, 2021
Knowing this guy ran Dept of Ed for eight years under Obama explains all the insanity in our public schools happening right now, doesn’t it? https://t.co/96e3A7OcIX
— Larry O’Connor (@LarryOConnor) August 29, 2021
Current and former cabinet secretaries have every right to have their opinions and express them, but it would probably be better for American governance if ppl at that level did not reveal themselves to be off the deep end https://t.co/M4Xk6Ra50x
— Seth Mandel (@SethAMandel) August 29, 2021
If people are wondering why our country’s education system is in the pits, this guy ran things for 8 years https://t.co/cUuqVJVCkb
— Brent Scher (@BrentScher) August 29, 2021
This is a former US Secretary of Education comparing Americans to suicide bombers.
Good reminder of the disdain the Obama admin had for so much of the country — which played a big role in electing his successor. https://t.co/vk2y19EfIV
— Matt Whitlock (@mattdizwhitlock) August 29, 2021
This is what the left thinks. https://t.co/TPY2mKw9zY
— Brent Bozell (@BrentBozell) August 30, 2021
— Joe Concha (@JoeConchaTV) August 29, 2021
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