Just recently, Gates of Vienna had an article about the confusion extreme leftists in Germany felt when they were attacked by Muslims. From the article:
By Nicolai Sennels
If an anti-fascist multiculturalist is threatened, blackmailed, and attacked by Muslims, will he become schizophrenic? Reality knocking at the Left’s door — with baseball bats.
Wedding, Berlin, is a Muslim neighbourhood, and the Street Fighters is a immigrant gang consisting of predominantly Turkish members.
Translated from The South German, February 11th, 2012 “Social tensions in Berlin Wedding. Attack from the wrong direction.”:
In the Berlin district of Wedding a Leftist housing project has been attacked by immigrants of Turkish origin. The anti-fascists do not quite know how to respond: ‘They are neither Nazis nor cops, so the usual activist methods are not applicable.’ The worldview of the Left staggers…
Another clash, between the Left and reality, occurs when members of their favorite race, the Negro race, show intolerance toward their favorite sexual orientation, homosexuality. This clash is most evident in Uganda, where locals have been agitating for the death penalty to be imposed upon homosexuals. I have brought up this topic before, but a recent New York Times article gives us more food for thought. Here are some excerpts:
KAMPALA, Uganda — At first, it was a fiery contempt for homosexuality that led a Ugandan lawmaker to introduce a bill in 2009 that carried the death penalty for a “serial offender” of the “offense of homosexuality.”
The bill’s failure amid a blitz of international criticism was viewed by many as evidence of power politics, a poor nation bending to the will of rich nations that feed it hundreds of millions of dollars in aid.
But this time around — the bill was reintroduced this month — it is a bitter and broad-based contempt for Western diplomacy that is also fueling its resurrection…
The Obama administration recently said it would use its foreign diplomatic tools, including aid, to promote equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people around the world. Prime Minister David Cameron of Britain has threatened to cut aid for countries that do not accept homosexuality.
But African nations have reacted bitterly to the new dictates of engagement, saying they smack of neo-colonialism. In the case of Uganda, the grudge could even help breathe new life into the anti-homosexuality bill…
Much of Africa’s anti-homosexuality movement is supported by American evangelicals, the Rev. Kapya Kaoma of Zambia wrote in 2009, who are keen to export the American “culture war” to new ground. Indeed, American evangelical Christians played a role in stirring the anti-homosexual sentiment that culminated in the initial legislation in Uganda…
Days after the bill was reintroduced, a clandestine gay rights meeting at a hotel was broken up personally by Uganda’s minister of ethics…
The few gay rights advocates in Uganda who work publicly on the issue have seen their own exposure — and support — widen, too. One received the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award last year. The organization whose conference was shut down this month receives tens of thousands of dollars from the American Jewish World Service, according to the organization’s Web site.
When I read this, I asked myself, “Why would a Jewish organization spend tens of thousands of dollars to try to influence people in Africa to accept homosexuality? In what way does this help Jews?”
If we were to ask representatives of the so-called “American Jewish World Service”, they would probably explain that just as Jews have traditionally been oppressed, so too are homosexuals. Therefore, Jews should be among those who stand up for the downtrodden.
If this were the real motivation, then we should ask them how much they are donating to help the whites of South Africa. We should ask how much they are contributing to alleviate the plight of the pygmies, who face genocide at the hands of their black neighbors. How much does this “Jewish World Service” donate to the countless thousands of whites, here in America, who fall victim to black crime?
Though they may not even realize it, the real reason they feel obliged to help homosexuals in Uganda is that those “Jews” have forsaken their ancestral religion (whose holy book clearly states that homosexuality is an abomination) and embraced a new religion: The religion of liberalism. Liberalism teaches that homosexuals, as a sexual minority, are worthy victims. But racial minorities, who suffer at the hands of the “holy black man”, do not deserve victim status because blacks, as a race, can do no wrong. The homophobic blacks of Uganda are simply misled – by none other than the evil white man. Still, the situation in Uganda is confusing for them. They cannot vilify that many blacks; it would be sacrilegious. So they must prove that they were simply misled. Therefore, those tens of thousands of dollars are, in their eyes, an investment to defend their new faith by “educating” them.
I strongly suspect that many leftists, though they would be okay with racist (or homophobic) whites changing their ways, they would be just as happy if those whites would die. But the death of a black man, no matter how racist (or homophobic) he might be, will rarely make them happy. This is also the reason black-on-black crime bothers them so much – while they won’t even recognize black-on-white crime. It is the reason diseases that “disproportionately affect blacks” are top priority, while those that mainly affect whites must be fought on the basis of other appeals; “disproportionately affects whites” is never a phrase that is used to justify trying to find a cure for a disease.
Those who have been reading this blog for a while already know that I have nothing against homosexuals. As a matter of fact, I admit that Ugandans need to cease their gay-bashing and focus on real problems. In this post, I address homosexuality as a cause celebre for the Left. My reference to Judaism condemning homosexuality is factual; the Torah does, indeed, consider it an abomination. As for me, I consider it distasteful – but none of my business.