There are two kinds of media fact checks of conservatives.
In the first kind, there’s some way to argue that what conservatives are saying is untrue.
In the second kind, there is absolutely zero way to deny it so the media ‘fact checks’ it as false because it “lacks context”.
LGBTQ activists at New York City’s annual drag queen parade chanted, “We’re here, we’re queer, we’re coming for your children,” in Manhattan on Friday.
The group of hundreds of drag queens and other members of the LGBTQ community marched through NYC’s Tompkins Square Park. The Drag March parade kicked off NYC’s “Pride Weekend,” which marks the anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall Riots, a major moment in the success of gay rights in the U.S.
Definitely lacks context.
‘We’re Coming For Your Children’ chant at NYC Drag March elicits outrage, but activists say it’s taken out of context – NBC News
Klansmen Chanting “White Power” elicits outrage, but activists say it’s taken out of context – NBC News
Spot the real headline.
Anyway, shut up, the professional victims explained.
NBC News starts off by claiming that it was just one person saying it… to explaining that it’s routine.
“The “coming for your children” chant has been used for years at Pride events, according to longtime march attendees and gay rights activists, who said it’s one of many provocative expressions used to regain control of slurs against LGBTQ people. And in this case, they said, right-wing activists are jumping on a single video to weaponize an out-of-context remark to further stigmatize the queer community.”
We did the thing you accused us of doing, but it’s just one out of context remark in one video, even though we say it all the time, but we’re only saying it to “regain control of slurs”.
So time for the next Drag Queen Story Hour and don’t worry, if they’re coming for your children, it’s only because they’re regaining control.