No, there really is NOTHING they’ll leave alone.
CPSC Withdraws Proposal to Ban Gas Stoves;Left Wing Goes From Claiming The Right Is Crazy To Oppose Banning These Racist, Climate Destroying Stoves, To Claiming the Right Wing Is Crazy To Claim the Left Ever Wanted to Ban Them
Via Jazz Shaw at Hot Air, Richard Trumpka, Jr.’s trial balloon about banning gas stoves in the name of Racial Justice — really about climate “justice” — went over like a lead balloon, further convincing the country that the Biden Administration and the Democrats would not stop until they had poked every single American citizen in the eye.
And so they issued a “clarifying statement” that they were just totally kidding when they said they were considering banning gas stoves.
Ace then hips us to Doc Zero’s characteristically-deft takedown.
“The Right’s new fight” HA HA HA HA
This is the funniest and most blatant habit yet of the Left picking a fight out of nowhere and then blaming normal people for waging a “culture war” when they push back.
They do this all the time. It’s a standard tactic of totalitarianism. When the Party launches a political crusade, and you resist, YOU’RE the aggressor. If resistance actually thwarts the crusade, you’re a monster. If you question the New Truth of the Party, YOU’RE the attacker.
This is happening even faster than I predicted yesterday, probably because the War on Stoves trial balloon exploded in flames while the lefties were still downloading their new programming. They’re confused and angry.
You had lefty blowhards on Twitter in the middle of shouting their new War on Stoves talking points yesterday when the Biden administration suddenly backed down. It’s like pulling the chip out of a Terminator while it’s in the middle of emptying a magazine at Sarah Connor.
Look at how prominent dingbats like AOC played it, with classic Orwellian “we have always been at war with Eastasia” full-steam ahead gusto: We have ALWAYS known gas stoves were dangerous. Everybody knows this. It has ALWAYS been an urgent crisis.
This started a few days ago with a single Biden apparatchik floating a ban based on a fraudulent “study” from a whack-job activist group, but they were told to believe it was some longstanding consensus and THANK GOD SOMEONE IS FINALLY THINKING ABOUT THE CHILDREN.
The only way to salvage that half-downloaded program still bubbling in the heads of so many lefty robots is to concoct a new narrative that says the opponents, the resisters, ATTACKED and are OBSESSED and were probably organized by paid stooges of Big Stove and Big Gas.
It’s the same tedious, but far too effective, playbook they use with every social issue, a totalitarian method of shifting the political landscape by claiming every bit of ground you aggressively seize has been yours forever, and those trying to take it back are the attackers.
Hmm, now let me see here. The actual statement:
Consumer Product Safety Commissioner Richard Trumka, Jr., told Bloomberg in an interview this week that a ban was “on the table” for gas stoves, which research has linked to health problems including asthma.
“Products that can’t be made safe can be banned,” Trumka told the media outlet. Trumka also highlighted the health dangers of gas stoves in an appearance last month before the Public Interest Research Group.
“We need to be talking about regulating gas stoves, whether it’s drastically reducing emissions or banning gas stoves entirely,” Trumka told PIRG, adding that a ban “is a powerful tool in our toolbox and it’s a real possibility here, particularly because there seem to be readily available alternatives already in the market.”
Yep, another clear-cut case of Nothing To See Here Folks, No Really, Trust Us, as my boldface above incontrovertibly proves. Damned Reich-wing nutjobs, their baseless hysteria, and their own lying eyes.