America is the only nation in history where those who control the money, the airwaves, the press, and the universities, fancy themselves an underground resistance.
WAKE UP! THIS IS THE MOST DANGEROUS TIME I HAVE EVER KNOWN
by Mario Murillo
America is the only nation in history where those who control the money, the airwaves, the press, and the universities, fancy themselves an underground resistance.
We are supposed to believe ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Google, Apple, Microsoft, Hollywood, every Ivy League school, plus the Democratic Party have been driven into revolutionary bunkers by Donald Trump.
We have come to a sad and inexplicable madness where the “Freedom Fighters” are fighting against, well, freedom. The anti-fascists are the fascists. In the name of liberation, they are taking dead aim at the Bill of Rights…not just some of it—but all of it. They are the AICLF: The Already In Control Liberation Front. They have redefined reality.
Here are but a few of the other realities they have redefined:
Journalism: In what universe, can you award a hack like Jorge Ramos—who openly admits that fighting Trump means you get to tell lies—who is a blue-eyed blond with alabaster skin but says he is nonwhite—the Walter Cronkite award for Journalism. What’s next? Janet Napolitano wins Miss America?
Hate: It’s hate to stop terrorists from coming to America. It’s hate to want a border to keep murders, rapists and drugs out our neighborhoods. It’s hate when a young girl doesn’t want a naked boy in the women’s locker room.
But most of all, it is hate to have an opinion that disagrees with theirs. This takes us to the next alternative reality.
Self-Defense: Words are now a physical attack. If you say something they disagree with, it’s the same as punching them. So, when they shut down a rally by beating people, setting buildings on fire and terrorizing crowds—the way they did in Berkeley—it is not rioting… it is self-defense.
Organizers of the anti-Milo Yiannopoulos demonstration at UC Berkeley that ended in $100,000 worth of window-breaking chaos declared it a “stunningly successful” protest — one they’ll happily repeat if the right-wing provocateur tries to return to campus.
“We are happy with the results,” said UC Berkeley Law School alumnus Ronald Cruz of the group By Any Means Necessary., or BAMN. “We were able to meet Mr. Yiannopoulos’ fascist message with massive resistance.”
An estimated 150 “black bloc” anarchists attacked police with rocks and fireworks and used barricades to smash windows at the student union Feb. 1, forcing the cancellation of Yiannopoulos’ appearance.
“We are not affiliated with them, but were united in shutting down the Milo event,” Cruz said.
“Everyone played a part,” he said. “Some engaged in breaking windows — others held signs and made sure that the fascists and the police did not attack anyone.
“This was self-defense,” Cruz said. “Windows can be replaced. People can’t be.”
And this is not the view of a fringe element on the left. Vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine’s son woody was one of 50 who descended on peaceful Trump supporters with fireworks, smoke bombs and fists. Tim Kaine referred to his son’s actions as “peaceful protest.”
Jake Curtis in his article for The Federalist said: “The actual tactics of the Minnesota resistors were not what made the events of last weekend so frightening. To be sure, they were by no means peaceful or respectful of Trump supporters’ rights to express their views. It’s that the extreme tactics are no longer relegated to the fringes of the Left’s resistance movement.
Wake up! We just entered the most dangerous time I’ve ever known. Don’t respond by telling me God has this all under control. If He had this all under control, He would not have ordered us to pray “Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven.”
You cannot pray the Lord’s Prayer without expecting marching orders. You cannot utter those sacred words and then enter a pulpit with Pablum that denies the danger your congregation faces.
God is looking for those who will obey His plan to save America. If we do not pray with fervent heat—if we do not stand with our president, then we better prepare for a darkness beyond words for our children.
While the danger is new the answer is not new—it is timeless. When hell belches out a new weapon of mass damnation—heaven is not passive! God seeks those who will rise up in the Name of Jesus and thrust the spear of anointed righteousness into the heart of darkness.
We’ve already had one great miracle…now let’s get the next big miracle. The alternative is too terrible to imagine.
When Journalists took sides in the election and let Hillary Clinton dictate their campaign coverage they began to self-destruct. Here’s why their war on fake news will finish them off.
In a piece for Market Watch by Darrell Delamaide, just days before the election predicted their implosion: “Newspapers have long since been doomed by the digital revolution and the collapse of their economic model. New waves of buyouts and layoffs recently announced by the New York Times, USA Today and the Wall Street Journal mark another step by print media toward extinction.
Broadcast networks, too, face severe difficulties as new technologies and changes in viewing habits transform the television industry and bring new challenges to news operations.
But it is the bias of the establishment media so blatantly in favor of the establishment candidate, Hillary Clinton, that may strip these news organizations of their last claim to value — as an objective and authoritative source of information — and hasten their demise.”
You would think when the media was outed as biased and dishonest they would changed their ways. As Frank Luntz said, “After Election Day, the media promised to improve substantive reporting and focus on real issues. They have learned nothing.”
Their mental disconnect is stunning. Derek Hunter said, “You hear it all the time – MSNBC and CNN hosts and pundits can’t fathom the concept of their policies being unwanted any more than they can accept that they don’t work. Their losses have to be caused by other factors.
Since the election, Democrats have blamed everything but a comet, a plague and the death of Prince for the GOP winning the White House and holding Congress. A couple more appearances by Howard Dean on TV, and you probably will start to hear about comets and plagues.”
If being in the tank for Hillary began their doom…here is what will seal it: THEIR WAR AGAINST “FAKE NEWS.” Back in October, Obama—flush with overconfidence that Hillary would win—said “there is no way to rig the election.” Now he believes the election has been rigged. The media agrees and they are pushing the fake news narrative.
What they are purporting boggles the mind: Wikileaks was more powerful than all the liberal media!
Think about it…the left just levelled the greatest insult ever to NBC, ABC, CBS, CNN, MSNBC, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and all the other legacy news media. How weak are you when your combined influence is less than one lonely website? But it gets even more mind-numbing.
The Gallup poll says 68% of all Americans say the liberal media fakes the news, yet they have started a crusade against fake news. Hypocrisy does not begin to cover this. This is irrational.
Irrational people will not listen to reason. They don’t care about rational explanations. They want to fulfill a need right away. The media will behave irrationally until that need is fulfilled. The media needs to be right but America says they are wrong. America is telling them that if you do not want to tell the truth we will not buy your product.
A sane person or company would heed that warning. The fact that the media is pushing the fake news narrative—which is astoundingly embarrassing and without merit—proves they would rather die than admit they are wrong. Sadly, they will get their wish.
However, this opens a gigantic door for the Gospel in America. This is because the message of Jesus was a prime target of the media. Being the mouthpiece of secular progressives and Hillary meant they had to discredit and lie about Christianity.
The media called the Gospel sexist, homophobic, Islamophobic, anti-science, anti-immigrant and on and on. Christian values became the all-purpose thing to be offended by. It was the last legal prejudice. But something has changed!
I tested this fact by saying deliberately saying Merry Christmas to someone I knew didn’t like it. At first, they gave me a scowl. Then they caught themselves. I could see it in their eyes. That moment of recognition. Thinking this wonderful gesture is a symbol of oppression is a silly thing of the past.
But it goes much deeper than that. People tried to protest churches for supporting Trump. That is gone. The insults have gone. The late-night comedians feel the fatigue of a public that is sick of leftist rants. It is not funny anymore. Teachers don’t get away with class rants against God and America anymore.
College students—millennial snowflakes who whimper, cry foul at anything Christian and run to safe spaces look real pathetic to the public. Something has changed. The shift is unmistakable.
A door to share the love and power of Jesus has opened. But it will not stay open long. We have this golden moment of opportunity for a handful of years.
The left will come back like a rash. They will regroup and once again try to control the nation. They cannot help themselves. In the meantime, we must preach the Good News without apology or hesitation. Revival–heaven sent true revival–will build a new nation under God that will stand the test of time.
America liked us better back when we told the truth.
By Mario Murillo
This is written with deep love for and loyalty to the local church. There is no desire to take a cheap shot at anyone or to divide the church. I have to write this because love does not lie or withhold needed correction.
America has abandoned God, Christian values, Israel and is racing toward disaster. Evil festers when good men do nothing. Denying it will not change it or make it go away. Its effect on you and those you love will not be stopped by delusional teachings of spiritual entitlement.
So how do we turn the American Church around? That is the question I posed in a previous post. Now I continue to answer that burning question by saying this: in order to turn the church around we must face the fact that America liked us better back when we told the truth.
Here is an illustration from the Bible. Jonah ran from his calling. This brought a great storm. The captain had a gut feeling that nature was angry about something. They found Jonah sleeping and asked him who are you? When he admitted he was a runaway prophet. Jonah 1:10 tells us, “Then the men were exceedingly afraid, and said to him, “Why have you done this?” For the men knew that he fled from the presence of the Lord because he had told them.”
Americans feel a psychic resentment toward the church. I say psychic because it is intuitive and subconscious. They really cannot explain why they are angry with us. They may claim it is our politics, or falsely accuse us of racism or even rightly point out our flaws but this present dislike of the church stems from something much deeper. They are asking us “why have you done this?”
When the outside world observes our illustrated electronic happy talks they get a gut feeling that we are hiding something. They also suspect that our nation’s storm is partly because preachers are not confronting sin anymore. As one non-Christian pundit put it “if there was more hell in the pulpit there would be less hell in the ghetto.”
At this point in our national disaster a mega church can be like having the best party going on the deck of the Titanic. You are having a great time but you will not save America from the frigid angry sea.
Here is the real rub…if numbers matter so much then why are we ignoring the most important statistic? Overall church attendance in America has fallen dramatically.
They liked us better when we were not trying to be liked. There was a day when men of God stood in pulpits as free men. They were free of any need to be liked or successful. A. W. Tozer said, “These free men will serve God and mankind from motives too high to be understood by the rank and file of religious retainers who today shuttle in and out of the sanctuary. They will make no decisions out of fear, take no course out of a desire to please, accept no service for financial considerations, perform no religious act out of mere custom; nor will they allow themselves to be influenced by the love of publicity or the desire for reputation.”
We are impressed by churches that can draw 15,000 people. But that is nothing compared to back in the day when America liked us better…a whole lot better.
Look at the picture of Billy Graham in the Los Angeles Coliseum in 1963. 120,000 are inside, and another 30,000, could not get in. On the scoreboard it says “I am the Way the Truth and the Life. No man comes unto the Father but my Me.” -John 14:6. Not one person was offered a door prize. No one was in the dark about the purpose of the meeting. Billy stood there and simply told them that they had to come to Christ or be lost for all eternity.
Look at this picture below of Billy preaching in Times Square in New York City. We cannot even imagine anything like this happening today.
When Billy prayed for sermons he focused on hearing what the Holy Spirit wanted him to say. He wanted a message that God could use and not words that would dazzle the audience. Billy died to his private opinions in the pulpit. He got out of the way so that the Holy Spirit could work on the audience.
We bought into the lie that if we made nice and took out the scary parts of our message we would be liked but we ended up more despised than ever. Proverbs 28: 23 He who rebukes a man will find more favor afterward than he who flatters with the tongue.
Dr. Robert Jeffress, pastor of First Baptist Church Dallas said Jesus did confront his culture with truth — and he ended up being crucified because of it.” “I believe it’s time for pastors to say, you know, I don’t care about controversy, I don’t care whether I’m going to lose church members, I don’t care about building a big church. I’m going to stand for truth regardless of what happens.”
It is no secret that the mainstream media has decided that the threat presented by a possible Donald Trump presidency is so grave that it has suspended even the illusion of objectivity. Writing in The New York Times, media columnist Jim Rutenberg granted permission to his fellow journalists “to throw out the textbook American journalism has been using for the better part of the past half-century, if not longer, and approach it in a way you’ve never approached anything in your career.”
The Observer and others have detailed the ways in which traditional media companies and even tech companies have colluded to maximize negative coverage of Trump and minimize negative coverage of his opponent, Hillary Clinton. But it doesn’t end there. As Rutenberg described, many journalists feel the need to “move closer than you’ve ever been to being oppositional.”
That opposition has extended into new and uncharted territory. In the coordinated effort to stop a dangerous candidate from obtaining, to use Rutenberg’s breathless description of the stakes, “control of the United States nuclear codes,” the mainstream media has taken not just to bashing Trump but to extracting a price even from those who support him.
There are a hundred examples, but here are just a few headlines that tell the story:
- Daily Beast: “Trump’s Doctor ‘Overmedicated’ Patients Who Died in His Care”
- Washington Post: “The contractor that designs Ivanka Trump’s clothes does not offer a single day of paid maternity leave”
- New York Times: “Peter Thiel’s Embrace of Trump Has Silicon Valley Squirming”
Let’s look at each of these. While I don’t doubt that self-identified right-wing sites would look into the record of Hillary Clinton’s doctors, it’s much harder to imagine a site like Daily Beast, which fancies itself a centrist outlet (and is even edited by my old Rudy Giuliani speechwriting buddy, John Avlon), expending that kind of investigative energy on Hillary’s non-political professionals. The message is clear: If you associate with Trump, we will rummage through your past.
The attacks on Trump supporters extend even beyond Trump relatives to include, bizarrely, the relatives of supporters.
As for The Washington Post story, the message was equally clear. While children of presidential candidates have long been considered off limits by the mainstream media, the Post clearly smelled danger in the crossover appeal of a successful, presentable working mother. Ivanka Trump (who, for the thousandth time, is married to the Observer’s publisher) runs a company that is not only among the 10 percent to provide paid maternity leave, but also offers unlimited vacation and sick days and flexible work schedules. So the Post attacked a company that Ivanka’s company does business with, only they implied that Ivanka was responsible for that company’s business practices. The Post later attached an editor’s note and clarified the story to “indicate that Ivanka Trump has no direct managerial role in G-III Apparel Group,” but the damage had been done and the misleading headline remains to this day. Plus, there’s the original URL of the story—which is important in search engine optimization. It has not been corrected and still gives the false implication that Ivanka herself is not providing paid maternity leave.
Then there’s the Peter Thiel story. His actions in supporting Trump supposedly have his industry peers “squirming,” according to The New York Times. Yet Clinton supporters who represent industries in which she is unpopular are portrayed as principled and loyal Democrats. Consider that Politico reported “Clinton haunted by coal country comment.” Clinton said, “We’re going to put a lot of coal miners and coal companies out of business.” Local officials sent a letter to Sen. Joe Manchin saying ““Bill and Hillary Clinton are simply not welcome in our town.” So how come not a single supporter of hers, including Sen. Manchin and Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin, is said to be making West Virginia “squirm”?
Where are the mainstream investigations of Hillary’s doctors? Or the business practices of Chelsea Clinton? How is it that none of Hillary’s supporters has any industry “squirming”?
The attacks on Trump supporters extend even beyond Trump relatives to include, bizarrely, the relatives of supporters. Buzzfeed did a whole story on whether Josh Kushner’s business would be hurt by the fact that — can you follow this? — his brother’s wife’s father is the presidential candidate. Is that the standard? Has there been a single article anywhere about the business prospects of Marc Mezvinsky’s siblings? The writer of the Buzzfeed story – the talented reporter Nitasha Tiku, who worked at the Observer and was happy to cash checks signed by Jared Kushner when she did—contacted several colleagues of Josh Kushner to determine whether they’d still be comfortable doing business with Josh’s investment firm, Thrive Capital. The Trump-opposing tech investor Chris Sacca is characterized by Tiku as saying, “The Trump connection might have affected Thrive directly.” The message from the MSM is clear: Support Donald Trump, and you—and maybe even your family—will be ridiculed, investigated and ignored.
The Observer itself provides another good example. Our traffic and users have grown more than 5x since January 2013, from 1.3 million unique users reading 3 million pages a month to 6 million unique users reading 17 million pages a month. This information is easily available. And yet, from the time this contentious, ornery campaign took shape, our documented-to-death Trump connection has been revealed in the way the Observer itself has been covered.
Politico wrote about us, “The paper’s editorials, which had largely ceased having influence…” I showed the reporter data proving that many more people read our editorials today than read them five years ago and I asked him to explain how he reached the conclusion that they had “largely ceased having influence.” He told me, “My editor wrote that line.” He said he’d get back to me if he got an answer. He never did.
Esquire’s hit piece on Jared Kushner called the Observer “a once venerable newspaper” without even pretending to offer an explanation of what made it venerable in the past or why it’s no longer so, despite the increased revenue, readership, staff, investment in journalism or other facts I would have been happy to provide had anyone asked.
The Daily Beast wrote that, “Kushner and the paper’s editor in chief, Ken Kurson, were the object of controversy and staff protests and resignations.” Got that? Staff resignations with an s, as in plural. Actually it’s been one staff resignation, a writer who was not the “top reporter” (he was No. 2 on a three-person team) that CNN crowed about in its headline. Given the constant turnover throughout the Observer’s history, long before Trump ran for president, it’s striking that CNN would devote a headline to this boring-as-hell non-event.
There’s another tactic employed by the mainstream media that’s inversely related to punishing Trump supporters—rewarding Hillary supporters.
Then there’s just the general anti-Observer snark. It’s been a fact of life, especially since our beloved longtime editor Peter Kaplan left the paper in 2009, but has been dialed to 11 since Trump began his unlikely ascent in American politics. A telling example involves a trifling story we ran, in which New York Times Editor-in-Chief Dean Baquet said ‘F— You’ to a reporter he thought had used racist language. To me, it was the exact kind of funny and revealing little insider story that Kaplan would have loved (and I don’t claim to speak for him, despite the generous way he fed me advice even though I didn’t start here till four years after he left). Nonetheless, some media types, eager for any opportunity to celebrate the Observer’s demise, pounced. The Times’ own Willy Staley, for example, tweeted out the story and insightfully commented, “The Observer has become so f—ing weird!” Staley did not know at the time that Baquet himself praised the story, calling it “Perfectly fair.” It has been fun to watch the media simultaneously declare the Observer totally irrelevant but also responsible for electing the president of the United States.
At least Gawker, z’l, was less circumspect in its disapproval of what takes place here. In lambasting our paper’s endorsement of Trump in the Republican primary (we also endorsed Hillary Clinton in the Democratic primary, which understandably generated far less coverage), Hamilton Nolan wrote “The New York Observer, which was once a good newspaper, is endorsing the owner’s wife’s dad for president.” That’s at least funny, and it acknowledges by stating as a fact that the Observer was once good that the idea that Observer is no longer a “good newspaper” is Nolan’s opinion, rather than trying to hide behind factish sounding writing like “once venerable” or “largely ceased having influence.”
There’s another tactic employed by the mainstream media that’s inversely related to punishing Trump supporters—rewarding Hillary supporters. Not just any Hillary supporters, but those brave Republicans who are putting country ahead of party by supporting Clinton.
Search for “Republicans back Hillary” in Google and you get “There are now dozens of big-name Republicans supporting Hillary” (Washington Post), “The Republicans Who Support Hillary Clinton Over Donald Trump” (The Atlantic), “Which Republicans Are Against Donald Trump? A Cheat Sheet (also The Atlantic), “At Least 110 Republican Leaders Won’t Vote for Donald Trump. Here’s When They Reached Their Breaking Point.” (New York Times), “Here are the Republicans Voting for Hillary Clinton Over Donald” (Time), and “The Biggest GOP Names Backing Hillary Clinton—So Far (The Daily Beast).
Enter “Democrats back Trump” and you get a story from The Hill from January and a Toledo Blade story.
The simple explanation would be that tons of Republicans back Hillary while few Democrats back Trump. But that narrative defies the reality of a Republican primary that drew record numbers of new GOP registrants and set a new record for votes cast, unlike the Democratic contest. And with the candidates roughly tied in the polls (the LA Times, for example, has Trump up by 3 points), there’s no way a “wave” of Republican Trump rejecters cannot be equaled by roughly the same number of Democrat Hillary rejecters. Unless the polling is drastically undercounting Hillary supporters (most think it’s more likely to be undercounting Trump voters, who have been shamed out of telling a pollster they support such a “dangerous” candidate), there have to be at least as many Trump Democrats as there are Hillary Republicans. But the media isn’t interested in finding them.
What’s even more surprising than the media suddenly cheering someone like former Bush aide Paul Wolfowitz, who was universally loathed by the MSM up until the moment he announced his support for Hillary has been the way the press issues valentines to Republicans no one has never heard of. How did Maria Comella, a press aide to Chris Christie, merit 1200 words and a “First on CNN” feature on air simply by declaring her support for Hillary?
Republican candidates have long complained about the bias in American media. Most of the time it’s nonsense. John McCain courted the favorable opinion of the New York Times so aggressively and for so long that it was almost fun to see him crying about how tough it was to run against a media darling like Barack Obama in 2008. Mitt Romney, who really did suffer from poor coverage, mostly had himself to blame –secret tapes about 47% freeloaders may have been reported by Mother Jones, but they weren’t manufactured by Mother Jones. And the alleged bias can sometimes work to a Republican’s advantage. When George W. Bush called New York Times reporter Adam Clymer a “major league A—-,” probably as many people admired the future president’s authenticity as chastised him for his uncouth remarks.
What’s different here is the dropping of even the pretense of objectivity. In unilaterally determining that Donald Trump is unfit even to be covered objectively—to the point that he must be disqualified by any means necessary—the mainstream media has set a dangerous precedent.
EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: CLINTON DELEGATE EXPLAINS HOW DEMOCRATS WILL BAN ALL GUNS
Democrat operative says Hillary would support total gun ban
Adan Salazar – JULY 25, 2016
Editor’s note: This is a Project Veritas exclusive in association with Infowars. James O’Keefe appeared on the Alex Jones Show on July 25 to discuss the story. Listen/watch here. Check out Project Veritas here.
If your goal is an outright gun ban, you need to use terms such as “common sense gun legislation” to fool the public, a Hillary Clinton campaign delegate admitted in a recent undercover sting video released exclusively to Infowars.
“Saying you want to ban guns altogether, that’s going to piss everybody off,” the Clinton alternate delegate, Mary Bayer, told a Project Veritas reporter.
Instead, Bayer revealed, Democrats use “moderate” language when it comes to guns to obscure their true purpose, a complete elimination of the Second Amendment.
“You have to take that sort of moderate… ‘We just wanna have common sense legislation so our children are safe!’” Bayer told the reporter, adding, “You say shit like that, and then people will buy into it.”
Bayer also admitted Hillary “for sure” would support banning guns, and said the only way to actualize that goal would be to “get Democrats in office.”
The delegate’s admission is particularly concerning given the fact that Clinton campaigns on the promise of enacting “common sense approaches” to gun control if elected president in November.
.@hillaryclinton: ‘We must stand against violence everywhere, and that includes common sense gun measures’
3:08 PM – 22 Jul 2016
Bayer’s revelations of a potential gun ban are also reminiscent of sentiments made public in 2014 by Poughkeepsie Mayor John Tkazyik, once a member of former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s “Mayors Against Illegal Guns,” who warned that the billionaire’s anti-gun group – largely comprised of Democrat mayors and which advocated “common sense gun laws” – was a cover for gun confiscation.
“Under the guise of helping mayors facing a crime and drug epidemic, MAIG intended to promote confiscation of guns from law-abiding citizens,” Tkazyik penned in an op-ed for the Poughkeepsie Journal, confirming what many already suspected about the group.
The latest damning sting video follows another Project Veritas effort in which reporters posing as the group “Citizens Against Senseless Violence” asked anti-gun politicians if they would display signs on their front lawns declaring their homes “Gun free zones.”
Unsurprisingly, none of the politicians wanted the sign displayed at their homes. Project Veritas founder James O’Keefe says his organization will also be seeking additional support for his anti-gun effort from delegates at the Democrat National Convention this week in Philadelphia.
Watch what happened today at the DNC when Bernie Sanders tells them that they need to vote for Hillary Clinton
PHILADELPHIA — Sen. Bernie Sanders sent a text message to the leaders of his delegation pleading with them not to protest on the Democratic convention floor Monday night.
“I ask you as a personal courtesy to me to not engage in any kind of protest on the floor,” he wrote in the text message to his delegate whips. “Its of utmost importance you explain this to your delegations.”
He signed the text, “Bernie.”
Many of his delegates did not heed his warning, as some Sanders supporters interrupted the convention’s opening prayer with chants of “Bernie!” DNC Chair Rep. Marcia Fudge reprimanded the delegates for interrupting her opening remarks when she said she was “excited” to help elect Hillary Clinton and Sen. Tim Kaine. “Excuse me!” she pleaded, as Sanders delegates interrupted her with boos and chants of “Bernie.”
“We are all Democrats, and we need to act like it,” Fudge said.
Later, Sanders sent an email to his delegates saying that their movement’s credibility would be “damaged” by “booing, turning of backs, walking out or other similar displays.” Sanders said such demonstrations are “what the corporate media wants.”