When you think of the city of Portland, Oregon what comes to mind? For those of you who live nowhere near Portland, probably crazy hippies, crazy liberal hippies, and crazier liberaler hippier hippies. As someone who lives kind of close to Portland, you’d be right. Portland is not MAGA country. It’s not a bastion of conservatism, but a hotbed of liberal nuttiness. So the idea Portland has rising hate crimes against LGBTQAAIP to the power of seven people bends the rules of believability. Probably half the people who live in Portland are, or are related to, LGBTQAAIP to the power of seven people. So independent journalist Andy Ngo (a badass), investigated the curious rise of “hate” crimes in our nation’s unofficial capital of wokeness. What he found isn’t surprising.
Andy Ngo started his investigation with one supposed crime, allegedly happening to a trans activist named Sophia Gabrielle Stanford. What piqued his curiosity was how Stanford was coy with police after the attack, providing little to no details about the attack itself, the attacker, or indeed what happened at all, but then started a GoFundMe page after the alleged transphobic attack, quickly raising $10,000.
From the New York Post:
Within days, the number of alleged hate attacks ballooned through uncorroborated and vague online rumors. These stories were then amplified by progressive media, nonprofit groups, businesses and politicians. Activists, driven by their own personal grievances, then launched a crusade to find the phantom suspects, doxing and targeting innocent people in the process.
This is similar to what we saw with Jussie Smollett, arguably the result of how media spreads stories about “hate crimes” against LGBTQAAIP to the power of seven people. With little to no evidence the crime happened. Because evidence < narrative which played out as Stanford’s story seemed to give rise to a rash of new “hate crimes” in Portland.
On Feb. 17, Jenny Bruso, a self-described fat-queer activist, posted a claim on Facebook and Twitter that echoed Stanford’s harrowing story. She said that her partner, Brie Jones, was attacked by “two young white men” in a maroon SUV who pulled up beside her at a busy intersection, called her a homophobic slur and threw a full can of beer at her face. She was allegedly knocked to the ground from the impact. Bruso posted a photo of Jones with an abrasion on her cheek.
Except there was no witnesses to the attack, and when called out for a lack of evidence, Jenny Bruso lashed out after deleting the post. Worse, Bruso lied about reporting the attack to the police, which Andy Ngo confirms:
Bruso originally said the attack was “reported,” but Portland police stated in a report that there was no case number associated with the incident as of Feb. 27, 2019. I contacted Bruso several times by email asking where she reported the incident. She didn’t respond.
Odd, considering if a person is attacked, they usually want their attacker brought to justice. But it’s silly to assume these people want justice, they want a narrative, one in which they’re the valiant, stunning and brave heroes fighting the oppressive heteronormative society. In the rainbow city of Portland.
The city was in a panic, and it focused its energy on one main antagonist: the Proud Boys, a right-wing, pro-Trump fraternity and drinking club. They were blamed for the indiscriminate violence.
Ah, there we go. The villains, who happen to be men associated with Trump.
What happened next is just as predictable as you think it is. The more people got attention for their alleged victimization in a hate crime, the more hate crimes seemed to pop up. Again I say, in the city of Portland. Proud Boys got doxxed despite many of them claiming they had zero to do with anything alleged against them.
But since when do facts matter when Trump-supporters are in play? Related: ‘Another Day in Trump’s America’ Video Illustrates Leftist Hysteria and Hate Against Conservatives.
Outside of the initial allegation by Stanford, none of the purported incidents of beatings, killings or kidnapping were — I confirmed with Portland police — reported to authorities.
Did these crimes really happen? Wilfred Reilly, a political scientist at Kentucky State and author of the book “Hate Crime Hoax,” says the nonreporting and cinematic narrative are indications they might not have.
You need to read Andy’s full report in The New York Post (click this link). But the takeaway is a clear one: a lot of these crimes didn’t happen. That’s not Andy saying it, I’m saying it.
Hate crime hoaxes seem to be more real than actual hate crimes themselves. Why? We’re living in privileged, stupid times, where the most stupid seem to benefit from the most privilege. LGBTQAAIP people sit atop the victim list (usually knocked off by Muslims when necessary), and need to maintain that position by constantly playing the victim, making the rest of America the villain.
But if most of these crimes are fake, then LGBTQ people aren’t victims at all. In fact I’d argue the LGBTQ people faking these crimes in order to implicate everyone else, are the real villains. Isn’t it time we expose and fight them for it?