As Twitchy reported earlier, pro-abort Marissa Brostoff wrote a piece for the Washington Post trying to tie the American pro-life movement to white supremacy.
In her piece, she also smeared “Hillbilly Elegy” author J.D. Vance, alleging that when he said to an audience, “Our people aren’t having enough children to replace themselves” he was obviously talking about whites: “Vance did not spell out exactly who was included in the word ‘our.’ He didn’t need to.”
As Jeryl Bier pointed out, taking Vance’s quote in context made it very clear who he was talking about: the nation. “The most important way to measure a healthy society,” Vance said, “is by whether a nation is having enough children to replace itself. Do people look to the future and see a place worth living in?”
Never mind that Vance didn’t bring race into the conversation; Amanda Marcotte jumped in to argue that white supremacists think women should be forced to breed to maintain white supremacy.
Not an exaggeration to say conservatives believe white women should be forced to breed in order to maintain white supremacy.
Also important to understand that forced childbirth is viewed as a way to economically cripple women that don’t fit the middle class white housewife mold. https://t.co/3BHDWINJdW
— Amanda Marcotte (@AmandaMarcotte) August 27, 2019
If would seem if Vance is “appalled” by Democrats’ permissive attitudes toward abortion, he’d also be opposed to the ridiculously high rate of abortions among African-Americans. But whatever; the narrative of the day is white supremacists and pro-lifers being one and the same.
"not an exaggeration" is good way to preface something that is exaggerated or made up.
— ….. (@marshallsheldon) August 27, 2019
I mean that's an exaggeration, and you're a despicable liar, but ok.
— Hannibal Lecture (@AltKurtis) August 27, 2019
Not an exaggeration. Crazy though,
— Bones McKinney (@bones_mckinney) August 27, 2019
"not an exaggeration" lmao https://t.co/3Zz3Y6wQjQ
— dev (@devengus) August 27, 2019
Not crazy. https://t.co/gk6BOgRU0w
— Collard Green Enthusiast (@IButtload) August 27, 2019
Gets her opinions from Hulu series.
— Rocco Santarelli (@satirelli) August 27, 2019
No, we just believe a child in the womb should not be discarded like trash on a Tuesday morning at the curb.
Big difference. pic.twitter.com/nNdT1wntUL
— random thoughts (@musings_n) August 27, 2019
— Adam Clabaugh ?? (@Adam_theman01) August 27, 2019
I donʼt think a single pro-life advocate is in favor of anyone being “forced to breed”
This is an insane strawman https://t.co/Aqmojf4vpN
— Alex Schatz ☦︎ (@alexmschatz) August 27, 2019
Just say NO to drugs kids. https://t.co/zJkdxUHsgR
— PegLeg??✈️✈️ (@PegLegPilot) August 27, 2019
What an idiot you are.
— Weezy1 (@threewireman) August 27, 2019
— Funky Code Medina ✝️ (@spazafraz) August 27, 2019
'Holy crap'! WaPo should be utterly ashamed of 'absolutely mindblowing' character assassination attempt on Hillbilly Elegy author J.D. Vance https://t.co/jpuRk9DZr0
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) August 27, 2019
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