Gregory Hood, American Renaissance, October 6, 2023
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A few days ago, a black man killed a far-left activist on Malcolm X Avenue in Brooklyn in front of his girlfriend. The “conservative” New York Post called Ryan Carson a “big-hearted activist,” a “beloved activist,” and a “poet.” The New York Times wrote of an “outpouring of grief” and Senator Chuck Schumer paid tribute. After an uncharacteristically energetic search (major crime clearances are below 30 percent), police arrested Brian Dowling.
Media blurred the face of the suspect, a courtesy they did not extend to Daniel Penny.
That is a very interesting editorial decision, @CBSNewYork – you didn’t blur out the face of or conceal the name of Daniel Penny;
Why do that now?
— ib (@Indian_Bronson) October 5, 2023
Friends of Carson said he would feel sorry for the suspect and think of him as the “victim of a broken system.” “I have no feelings of vengeance and I don’t think that’s healthy,” said Carson’s roommate. Dowling was reportedly enrolled in a “learn-to-work” program, one of the programs that are supposed to get at “root causes.” ABC reported that he “worked” at a school. If true, he is the system. He also had summonses for disorderly conduct.
Carson’s supposed friends have set up a GoFundMe. It is not for funeral expenses. “Immediate needs are to offset the costs of working class people taking time off of work to properly mourn,” it said. They have to take time off to mourn this guy? About $67,000 has been raised so far.
Carson worked for the New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG), a left-wing non-profit that pushes progressive causes. It has an annual budget of about $4.6 million, with part of the money coming from student fees at New York universities. Left-wing groups get funding from apolitical students and conservatives.
Carson’s girlfriend, Claudia V. Morales, does not like the police. She reportedly (according to Andy Ngo) did not post the wanted image of the suspect. Police initially said they had no physical description of the attacker — bizarre since she watched it all happen and the killer walked up to her and spat in her face. Reports of her “refusing” to cooperate haven’t been confirmed, though that would explain the mystery.
“The police do not protect you. ACAB. BLM.”
Ryan Carson’s girlfriend Claudia V. Morales is a cop-hating BLM activist. She was at a BLM riot in Boston in 2020, blaming police for violence when they tried to arrest rioters. pic.twitter.com/Gj6n4mHkw2
— Andy Ngô 🏳️🌈 (@MrAndyNgo) October 4, 2023
Here is the uncensored video of the murder.
Carson himself was not just a policy wonk. He posted edgier content under a different handle on X. This included laughing at dead people such as Rush Limbaugh, calling for abolishing the police, labeling cops “subhuman,” and praising attacks on them.
— pine_tree_riots (@pine_tree_riots) October 5, 2023
— pine_tree_riots (@pine_tree_riots) October 4, 2023
This didn’t stop a quick police response.
Some conservatives seemed happy about Carson’s death, because he supported the anti-police, pro-criminal policies that arguably led to his death. Leftists seemed far more outraged about this than the killing.
What you gotta understand about these fucking people is that they’re just essentially really pieces of shit who’ve discovered an ideological framework to rationalize and accommodate that https://t.co/xgLrLDsa28
— John Ganz (@lionel_trolling) October 4, 2023
You’re no better than the guy doing the murdering. I’m serious. You don’t value human life at all. You just want to mock murder victims. You don’t even think murder is bad pic.twitter.com/CFYHJrtngI
— normie macdonald 🇺🇲 (@SWENGDAD) October 4, 2023
You are far more vile than the guy who killed him https://t.co/CqtqqzfOYa
— Nikolaj🍦🇺🇦 (@nikicaga) October 4, 2023
Conservatives are tough on crime, but hate victims. They believe crime is caused by the genetic inferiority of minorities, who must be forcefully suppressed in order to stem the tide of lawlessness. The activist victim deserved it for believing otherwise. https://t.co/3gHzxNBAOg
— wydna2 (@wydna777) October 4, 2023
In posts about Ryan Carson, who was randomly stabbed to death by a junkie in the street, progressives make no calls for justice or accountability or policy change to prevent things like this from happening. They don’t even acknowledge how he died. pic.twitter.com/6XjpaodY0L
— Daniel Friedman (@DanFriedman81) October 4, 2023
At least one said conservatives should be in camps. He deleted his account.
— Patrick Casey (@restoreorderusa) October 5, 2023
Many conservatives expect liberals to change their minds when something like this happens, but some aren’t wired the way we are. Research suggests that liberals feel a greater tendency towards a universal code of morality than they do love for friends, family, or nation.
Leftists therefore think their ideology has never been tried unless they are in total control. This would require smothering all dissent. “Real Communism has never been tried,” to use the old saying, so we shouldn’t criticize.
Mayors Rudy Giuliani and Michael Bloomberg controlled crime. The lives saved under these policies were mostly black. However, black voters supported Bill de Blasio and the current mayor, Eric Adams. If we can say voter preferences reflect a community’s desires, this must be what they want. High crime is a worthwhile price to pay for less punishment for the many habitual black criminals. White leftists seem to agree.
The “urban crime policy” that leftists support is giving every person a good school, good housing, good food, a good job, good mental healthcare, & a supportive, nurturing community. Are these policies in place? If not, kindly shut up about “leftists killed by their own policies” https://t.co/ESCdcGNMgW
— Nathan J Robinson (@NathanJRobinson) October 3, 2023
Some students are not smart enough to get anything from school, some people are violent by nature, some won’t eat good food even if it’s free, and some will destroy free housing. Handouts haven’t accomplished much, but we’re not allowed to talk about why.
Most people won’t change no matter what happens. Most prefer illusions rather than truth. And most never admit they were wrong. In the film Reds, Communist journalist Jack Reed scolds anarchist Emma Goldman for giving up on the Bolshevik Revolution after millions of deaths resulted in a horrible system that “cannot work.” “If you walk out on that [the Revolution] now, what’s your whole life been?”
Whatever Ryan Carson’s was, it’s over.