Did you notice that what should have been an obvious moral victory for the right a few weeks ago—when a transgender lunatic in Tennessee murdered six Christians—became instead, a civil rights triumph for the far left?
Instead of seeing headlines afterward like, “Left-wing terror targets innocent people for their religious beliefs during an apparent left-wing hate crime,” we got headlines about the racist Tennessee Republicans who expelled two black state representatives.
Somehow a wanton slaughter of Christian children was miraculously transfigured into a “we shall overcome” second coming of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X, in the comical figure of Rep. Justin Pearson.
What should have been a huge blow to the left, a total PR disaster, a massacre at the hand of one of their own, became instead a win. The narrative was written and signed off before the slow-moving right even had a chance to get its act together.
The murderess Audrey Hale, many suggest, had likely been incited to terror by the “Transgender Day of Vengeance” that radical activists were planning in the wake of Tennessee’s new popular law banning pediatric penis removal surgery.
In response, Pearson and others incited an insurrection around gun control in the state assembly, effectively shutting it down, and were then thrown out for breaking the rules. Terrified, the assembly then let them back in after it became, somehow, inexplicably, a civil rights issue around “white supremacy,” as Pearson declared.
Congratulations, Tennessee: you have been color revolutioned! Never let a crisis go to waste!
Color Me Yours
Color revolutions have finally come to the United States, courtesy of our leaders. The target is clear: weak red state governments, which are going to be toppled, one by one.
The official definition of color revolution is “the term used for popular uprisings against authoritarian regimes, such as those that took place in former Soviet countries such as Ukraine and Georgia in the early and mid-2000s.”
Revolver News Editor Darren Beattie had a slightly different definition of color revolution. It’s “a regime change model favored by many in our national security apparatus, particularly against Eastern European countries, to overthrow target regimes they don’t like.” Each of these political uprisings involves large crowds carrying flags and banners in one color, like the 2004 Orange Revolution in Ukraine.
Our flag color, of course, is the intersectional rainbow. The seizure-inducing Progress Pride flag—with new stripes added to the rainbow to represent black, brown, and transgender people—is the new American revolution flag. All left-wing actions will be wrapped up in it, the way Sylvester Stallone wrapped himself in the flag at the end of Rocky IV.
The handful of states still resisting the regime are dissident traitors, doing what they can to stop the onslaught of vibrant progress everywhere, all at once. They’re like the French Resistance blowing up a few train tracks here and there across the countryside—just enough to enrage the enemy, but not enough to force a surrender, let alone stop all the trains.
The wily supervillains on the other side have gotten even better at flexing this muscle since they started openly revolution-flexing in 2020. The rainbow-BLM coalition, the swinging hammer arm of the Regime, now swarms anyone who disrespects the hive. Every news event becomes just one more deployment of their shock rainbow troops to flood the zone and take no prisoners.
In 2020, Floyd protests against the police quickly transformed into “Black Trans Lives Matter” parades. During the Kyle Rittenhouse trial, millions of people were shocked to find out that Kyle had not in fact sprayed bullets into a crowd of innocent protesters and killed three black people, but instead had shot three white men who chased and attacked him.
They probably also were surprised to learn that Kyle had been in Kenosha, Wisconsin, helping protect terrified local business owners. The previous night, you will recall, peaceful BLM protesters had looted and burned to the ground half the town. They were mad about a local cop shooting serial domestic abuser Jacob Blake while he was resisting arrest, holding a knife, and attempting to kidnap his girlfriend’s children.
What should have been a conversation about why Blake was not in jail and why rioters were allowed to burn down half of the city became instead, incredibly, a story about a racist white kid who terrorized the noble protesters with his AR-15.
In response to the horrific shooting in nearby Nashville, what did the Franklin, Tennessee city council decide to vote on last week? Hosting a new Pride parade through the center of town!
Franklin is a quiet, idyllic little town just south of where the Covenant school shooting took place. According to friends who fled California for new, more peaceful lives there, no one wants or needs more Pride in town.
But the mayor surrendered, naturally, to the trans activists, perhaps in fear they would wreak even more vengeance against a local school. He voted to break the tie and allow the upcoming parade.
A friend in Franklin sent me this: “What isn’t being reported is that businesses and companies spoke out against the parade. There has been a small gay festival outside town the last two years, and it was not well attended, and very small. This is just an outside activist push. The majority of the city is pretty upset. They were upset last year when there were drag performances in town. The city is being targeted, but there is no desire among the populace for this. [The Pride parade people] wanted the whole downtown this year.”
That’s exactly what they’re going to get. Audrey Hale, you did not die in vain!
Swan Song of the South
Did you happen to notice where California Gov. Gavin Newsom spent his children’s spring break this year? He didn’t drag them to a fancy resort or skiing in Big Sky, but took them to Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Florida.
I guess rich white kids from Marin are clamoring to tour the Rosa Parks Museum this year. They can’t get enough Baptist church visits! Little Dutch and Montana Newsom are super into gospel music these days, I hear.
Newsom’s tour of the Deep South tells you exactly what this color revolution will be: deep blue. “Activists today should draw inspiration from the civil rights movement in ‘the rollback of progress’ in red states,” he says.
Newsom remarked: “At the end of the day, that’s what’s going to be required of us to address so much of the right’s regression, so much of the rollback of the progress that we’ve all enjoyed—the national advancement of rights in the last 50 years. We have a lot of work to do to build a movement to counter what’s happening in red states across this country.”
Newsom’s message to the ruby-red South is: your color revolution is coming, hicks. If you step out of line, if you “roll back progress” so much as an inch, you will be quashed, overthrown, humiliated, and suppressed by the revolutionaries. You will be taught a lesson, spanked in public, and ritually tarred and feathered.
“Newsom [also] plans to visit Indiana, Southern Carolina, Ohio, South Dakota and Texas to further his effort.”
Newsom’s tour of the South was tied to his newly launched “Campaign For Democracy.” The copy from his official website is literally textbook color revolution boilerplate: “The Campaign for Democracy was founded to expose and fight rising authoritarianism across the nation. We believe that all patriotic Americans must go on offense in red states as well as blue states, bringing the fight to statehouses, local communities, electoral battlegrounds, and our nation’s capital to save the great American experiment in democracy” (italics added).
You’re about to find out what color California really is, America, and it isn’t golden anymore.
This article is republished, with permission, from The American Mind.