On October 21st Kimberly Guilfoyle of Fox News Channel’s “The Five” suggested that uninformed young women should not vote. The floodgates opened and the liberal media outlets spun into a frenzy over her statement, “It’s the same reason why young women on juries are not a good idea. They don’t get it.” She ended with “I just thank and excuse them so they can go back on Tinder or Match.com.”
Could she have made her case in a better manner? Yes, but it would not have deterred the liberal media from skewering her. They hate Fox News and distort statements to justify their disdain. The New York Daily News began their piece with “They’re too hot to vote.” Hm, I watched the segment five times, I never once heard Ms. Guilfoyle say that. Media Matters’ headline was “Right-Wing Media Discourage Young Women From Voting.” If the statement by a television personality discourages them from going to the polls, they are most likely weak-willed and wishy-washy. Are these people we should trust to cast an informed vote? The first line of the Media Matters piece ended with “…claiming that they are ‘too dumb to vote.’” Nobody on the show said that. But I will.
In the ever-indignant Huffington Post the columnist wrote, “But driving young women away from the polls? Do we even have to get into why that’s potentially one of the most damaging and regressive things that could happen to society?” Yes, please get into it. Is it more damaging than terrorism on our soil? More damaging than a Texas mayor flouting the first amendment by subpoenaing pastors’ sermons and communications with parishioners? Please tell me how saying uninformed people should not go into a voting booth and play eeney-meeney-miney-mo when punching a chad is one of the most damaging things that could happen to society.
Kimberly Guilfoyle referenced young women. I’ll take it a few steps further. Uninformed young men should not vote. Uninformed middle-aged men and women should not vote. Uninformed old men and women should not vote. Heck, why not go big or home: Some of so-called “informed” should not vote either because… I’ll be blunt, they’re stupid. They swallow misinformation like Lindsay Lohan swallows pills.
Women are paid 23% less than men. Yes, but only in the feminist land of agenda driven studies that use faulty methodology.
The ice caps are melting. No, growing. No, melting.
Rich people don’t pay their fair share of taxes. Let’s see, the top 10 percent of income earners pay 70 percent of all tax revenue collected. 47 percent pay zero income tax. No, that doesn’t sound fair, does it?
The Hobby Lobby Supreme Court decision banned birth control. “That five guys should start determining what contraceptions are legal or not.” Wait, I was just in 7-11 and I saw condoms on the shelf. Call the police. That little gem of a lie was from House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. Pelosi’s partner in crime, Harry Reid, contributed his insight with, “The one thing we are going to do… is to ensure that women’s lives are not determined by virtue of five white men.” You would think the Senate Majority Leader would know that Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is black. Or that one company not paying for four types of birth control is not equivalent to determining the lives of all women.
These “facts” are from the mouths of leaders of the Democratic party. So now many of their minions walk around thinking Clarence Thomas is white and birth control is illegal. If this is where voters get their information, then no, they should not be voting. Neither should Pelosi or Reid for that matter.
The right to vote is vital in a free society. It is sacrosanct and therefore should not be taken lightly. Voters should research the issues, seek out facts, and verify the validity of statements by officials. Guilfoyle clarified her point a couple of days later saying, “I take the right to vote very seriously. I take the right to serve on a jury very seriously and I think you should be informed when you do both things.” If the columnists of the Huffington Post, New York Daily News, Media Matters and every other media outlet that slammed Guilfoyle can’t see her point, then I encourage them to stay home on election day as well. Tinder and Match.com would be happy to have them.
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