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Tony Blinken’s Cringe American Myth

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Joe Biden’s cabinet promises to restore globalism to its previous dominance. Gone are any hints of America First or aspirations to pull back from foreign hellholes. Liberal interventionism will be the Biden administration’s credo.

Biden’s pick to be the next Secretary of State, Tony Blinken, encapsulates the cabinet’s worldview. Upon announcing his nomination, Blinken shared his stepfather’s Holocaust story.

“At the end of the war, he made a break from a death march into the woods in Bavaria. From his hiding place, he heard a deep rumbling sound. It was a tank. But instead of the iron cross, he saw painted on its side a five-pointed white star,” Blinken said. “He ran to the tank. The hatch opened. An African-American GI looked down at him. He got down on his knees and said the only three words he knew in English that his mother had taught him before the war. God bless America.”

Blinken concluded: “That’s who we are. . . That’s what America represents to the world, however imperfectly.”

The tale sounds too much like a Lifetime Holocaust special to be true. Sure enough, it probably isn’t. It was a common media trope not too long ago to credit the all-black 761st tank battalion — the only one of its kind in the segregated US Army — with the liberation of Dachau. Blinken’s stepfather, Samuel Pisar, was imprisoned at Dachau and his march was likely not too far from the camp. PBS made a documentary on the subject in the early 1990s. It earned plenty of accolades and even an Oscar nomination. The documentary was later pulled after an American Jewish Committee report found no substantial evidence that the 761st was near Dachau. None of the battalion’s daily reports mentioned such an important event and researchers found the black tankers occupied a different concentration camp in Austria.

The myth is particularly offensive to Jews and it elicited an angry Times of Israel reminiscence in 2013. But the myth, now in the service of America First, is being touted once more in the media. “It is, perhaps, one of the great ironies of history that a resourceful Jewish boy fleeing for his life in Poland was carried to freedom by a Black man fighting in a racially segregated army for a country that accorded the soldier little freedom at home,” CNN says of the unit. The article admits that the battalion never liberated Dachau, but it accepts they rescued Blinken’s stepfather. The article claims the battalion embodies America’s values and applauds Blinken’s story for its celebration of these black soldiers.

The black tanker may not be the only fake part of the story. Pisar saying “God Bless America” may also be a fib. The phrase was popularized to the world by Irving Berlin’s song, which was first heard by large audiences in the late 30s. It’s possible Pisar had heard the song, but unlikely for a Polish Jew who spent the war years in ghettos and concentration camps. It’s not like the SS blasted American kitsch for their prisoners’ enjoyment.

But the story is too good to pass up. As Blinken says, this tall tale is “who we are” — according to globalists. America, as represented by the black tanker, is a multicultural pillar of freedom and it only uses its military might for good. That black tanker could never commit a war crime; he can only bring liberty to helpless Jews fleeing from big bad white supremacists. Together, they will take down evil and make the world a better place. The black tanker symbolizes liberal foreign policy. We only invade to “liberate” the downtrodden. The soldiers who actually liberated Dachau were all white, but white soldiers — many of whom backed segregation — don’t tickle the liberal imagination. Salt-of-the-earth whites don’t symbolize multicultural America; they represent its bigoted past. So liberal interventionists replace them with POC in their cherished myths.

Blinken and those like him can’t celebrate the Scots-Irish Indian fighter or the WASP Union officer. For one, their ancestors weren’t in America at these times and this is foreign history to them. Two, those figures represent the white America they want to replace. The only soldiers they can relate to are those who uphold their own delusions about America. Black soldiers played a negligible part in World War II, yet our current mythology imagines they were the key to victory. In the future, we will dig up all different kinds of minorities and claim they won the war. White Americans couldn’t do anything without transgender Latinx leading the way.

Throughout his career, Blinken has supported every foreign intervention in recent history. Like his boss, he backed the Iraq war. He was a strong advocate for the Libyan intervention while serving in the Obama administration. He also backed U.S. aid to Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen. He also says the Obama administration failed in Syria: “We failed to prevent a horrific loss of life. We failed to prevent massive displacement of people internally in Syria and, of course, externally as refugees. And it’s something that I will take with me for the rest of my days.”

That last statement indicates he wants to take America further into Syria to take out Bashar al-Assad. Blinken doesn’t want to live out his days with the guilt of not handing Syria over to al-Qaeda. He wants to play the rescue tanker for millions of Syrians who allegedly cry out for Western salvation.

Everything in modern American society is a replay of World War II. Trump is Hitler. Antifa are just like the boys who stormed Normandy — or they’re just like the Nazis. The 2020 election was a battle against “fascism.” Lockdowns are fascist. A few years ago, Obama was Neville Chamberlain for not striking Syria and Iran. A few years before that, everyone who criticized the Iraq War was Neville Chamberlain. Meanwhile, Iraq War critics saw George W. Bush as the new Hitler.

World War II is our society’s only historical reference point. It completely overshadows the Civil War and the American Revolution. The “Good War” myth is subscribed to equally by neoliberals and neoconservatives alike and animates their worldview. America is an eternal war with Nazis and we can never rest until the whole world cherishes the Hamilton musical.

It’s why a cabinet nominee cites a farcical Holocaust story during his official announcement. It signals his devotion to our one binding national myth and his family’s involvement in it.

Blinken fits in perfectly with Biden’s possible cabinet. Even though the former vice president pledges his cabinet will look like America, the majority of his nominees, like Blinken, are Jewish. But maybe that doesn’t matter. What matters is that they believe in a multiracial America that can make the whole world just like us.

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  1. Josephus Cato
    Posted December 2, 2020 at 6:11 am | Permalink

    David Cole has an article on Takimag where he talks about Wolf Blitzer doing the same thing as Blinken with respect to poetic license and the Holocaust. Blitzer was talking about immigration with a Republican Rep. Ted Yoho. Yoho says we should go back to the days when only migrants with specific skills are let in. Cue Blitzer’s pilpul and Holocaust revisionism. Here’s the transcript:

    Blitzer: But congressman, congressman, I don’t know about your ancestors when they came over to the United States, but I suspect they didn’t have a whole lot of skills. They were probably very poor. But look what they achieved while here in the United States.

    Yoho: Sure.

    Blitzer: My…my parents came over the same way. They didn’t have many skills, but they achieved a great deal, because this country gives these people great opportunities.

    Yoho: Opportunities.

    Blitzer: So you can’t ban these people from coming to the United States, right?

    Yoho: You’re absolutely right.

    Cole goes on to discuss how Blitzer’s Father was a skilled railroad engineer and his skills at this were most likely what saved him from the Nazis. This isn’t some off hand information, Cole links to Blitzer’s Father’s own postwar testimony. So basically Wolf Blitzer lied about his Father and classic Cole frames it that the Nazis thought more highly of Wolf Blitzer in that interview. Here’s a link to the article, I’m not doing it justice:

    Basically Cole’s premise is that Jews are forever butthurt about the Holocaust to the extent that embellishing, more like outright lying about what should be something sacrosanct, is kosher so long as it subverts the goyim.

    I think that’s why the liberal establishment, which I’m preaching to the choir when I say has a lot of Jews, wants to erase the pre-antebellum history of the country. The inconvenient truth is that there would not have been the America for their ancestors to flee persecution from if it wasn’t for the white people they loathe and despise so much. A most tragic irony.

    • Alexandra O.
      Posted December 2, 2020 at 11:16 pm | Permalink

      “My parents came over [poor and unskilled] . . . because this country gave these people great opportunities. So you can’t ban these people from coming to the United States, right? Wolf Blitzer.

      This tune is ground zero in cultural Marxism, Diversity Training, Whiteness Shaming and Blaming, and the core of the Woke Democratic Army that has just taken over control of this country.

      My only lame, but 100% right-on answer, is: There are eight billion people, give or take 100 million, on this Earth, and about six billion of them would gladly leave their rathole ghettos to come here to live, for any reason — in answer to the mantra sounded by Blitzer above — immediately the minute our borders are wide open again on January 20+.

      I cannot comprehend how this simple mathematical fact is not crystal clear to those well-educated, Affirmative-Action enrollees in our many colleges and universities. Maybe it was because they were allowed to ‘skip’ the Math and Science components of the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) in order to squeak into Harvard and Princeton, etc., on their other many merits, and thus missed taking ‘Statistics’ and ‘World Demographics’.

    • margot metroland
      Posted December 3, 2020 at 1:21 am | Permalink

      This is great commentary. I haven’t looked at Takimag in ages, but will definitely look at David’s piece.

  2. Antidote
    Posted December 2, 2020 at 8:40 am | Permalink

    This article really provoked a trip down memory lane for me. Dinkins and Foxman are dead; Little Jesse is crippled with Hodgkins or somesuch. As far as I know Lemrick Nelson is alive. I remember the world premier at The Appollo, and how the film, ‘Liberators: Fighting on Two fronts in WW2’ was supposed to smooth over everything and cement a great Anti-White alliance.

    ‘Massaging History’ by Stephen J Dubner, New York Magazine, Mar 8, 1993. Can’t find it on line.

  3. Vehmgericht
    Posted December 2, 2020 at 11:40 am | Permalink

    I wonder if there is now in the United States a sense of ‘end of empire’ such as affected Britain in the immediate post-war epoch? Certainly US forces have received a mauling in recent forays into the Middle East. An incursion into Iran would be met with fanatical resistance the like of which the US military has not encountered since Vietnam. Is there really an appetite for that?

    It is my belief that the US will be too preoccupied with the centripetal forces within its own (porous) borders to play the Great Game against China and resurgent Russia. Schmaltzy yarns aside, Mr Blinkens cannot have it both ways: America cannot be the world’s policeman and the melting pot. Will it take a major foreign policy reverse for him to learn this lesson?

    • 12AX7
      Posted December 4, 2020 at 10:55 am | Permalink

      ” . . . Mr Blinkens cannot have it both ways: America cannot be the world’s policeman and the melting pot. Will it take a major foreign policy reverse for him to learn this lesson?”

      No, it will not take a major foreign policy reverse for him to learn this lesson because the Mr. Blinkens of the world are incapable of learning such lessons, they simply move on to the next blunder. Their arrogance and destructive pride know no bounds and they have zero concern for the lives and fortunes of others. If necessary, Mr. Blinkens and his co-ethnics will do as they have done for thousands of years, find a new host, this time about 8,000 miles to the east of NYC and set up shop there.

      Good luck China, you will need it after “Our Greatest Ally” sets up shop in Peking and Shanghai after the U.S. is forced to retreat from Taiwan and the South China Sea.

  4. Ray Caruso
    Posted December 2, 2020 at 1:13 pm | Permalink

    Has it occurred to anyone else that the final nail in America’s coffin, the capture of the Senate through further electoral fraud in Georgia, is about to be delivered by the African–Jew coalition represented by Warnock and Ossoff? It would be too much too implausible in a novel by William L. Pierce—a native of Atlanta, incidentally—but it’s God’s honest truth.

    • Lord Shang
      Posted December 3, 2020 at 3:41 am | Permalink

      Yeah, Trump needs to get some real evidence of fraud before the SCOTUS ASAP, or otherwise shut the hell up – for now – and concentrate on winning in Georgia. Once he’s gone from office (and I have predicted from Nov 4 he will be), he should spend copious amounts of time loudly discussing the stolen election.

  5. Till
    Posted December 2, 2020 at 5:59 pm | Permalink

    Will any of the Jew’s army of dead end mutants, antifa, be signed up for the upcoming kosher war with Iran?

    • 12AX7
      Posted December 4, 2020 at 11:16 am | Permalink

      “Will any of the Jew’s army of dead end mutants, antifa, be signed up for the upcoming kosher war with Iran?” An interesting question but of course, to ask is to answer.

      A more interesting question is will White males answer the U.S. Government’s demand that they serve the U.S. Government and be conscripted into military service? This is likely to be a real question after the U.S. Government gets the military in another war thousands of miles from home either in the Near East, Taiwan, the India/China border or all three at the same time, a nightmare scenario. The U.S. military is hard pressed now with all its commitments but a war against a modern, capable foe such as China or the vastness of Iran is beyond the sustainability of the currently configured U.S. military.

      The new administration, particularly president-in-waiting Hindu-Dindu is also planning to enrich the military even more than it already is by promoting more colored people into leadership roles. The Air Force is planning to increase greatly the number of black pilots, barely represented now as just one example. Already on shaky grounds, the increase in diversity is a guarantee of failure once the rainbow military is deployed.

      Whites should have nothing to do with the coming wars, they are not our fight. China can eat for breakfast India and Taiwan for all I care.

  6. Francis XB
    Posted December 3, 2020 at 3:24 am | Permalink

    So the Biden regime is planning to refight World War II all over the less-than-woke world, assuming their 2020 electoral coup succeeds? Let’s see how the America of 1941-45 stacks up against that of 2021.

    America in 1941-45:
    * A country with a solid industrial base which could be converted into war production for tanks, trucks, airplanes, warships, logistics, and etc.
    * A citizenry built around a common White identity and a shared history starting with the Pilgrims landing and through the American Revolution, the Winning of the West, and America’s grand emergence onto the world scene as an overtly imperial power in the early 20th century.
    * Civic and industrial elites who mostly, influenced by Fordism and patriotism, put the American nation first.
    * New Deal policies which, regardless of their other aspects, kept a lid on Wall Street excesses.
    * A generation of forward looking professional military leaders such as MacArthur, Patton, Arnold, Chennault, Nimitz and Halsey with the potential for planning and executing war winning global strategies.
    …and let’s not forget…
    * Major allies such as the British Empire and the Soviet Union to do much of the fighting.

    America in 2021:
    * A globalized economy with critical industries dispersed all over the world.
    * Multicultic ideologies which denigrate four centuries of American history, and fractured demographics which have created a deracinated nation.
    * Civic and industrial elites hostile to the traditional American people and who openly collaborate with riotous insurrectionists and distant globalized elites.
    * Wall Street running amok.
    * Military careerists filling Pentagon slots who have gone along to get along with every half-baked social engineering scheme and who have failed to gain any kind of decision against even third rate regional powers of the Persian Gulf, let alone secure America’s own borders.
    …and let’s not forget…
    * The British Empire is long since gone and Russia is today being made into the designated enemy.

    So, then, how’s that planned refight of World War II going to work in 2021+?

    It just may be that the whoever is pulling the strings on the Biden regime has enough grasp on reality to avoid provoking a great big fight. But it they are driven by ideological delusion then any ensuing war could create massive disruptions on the home front. Think of the blowback from Vietnam and multiplied by the social pathologies of the last several decades.

    The planners of 2003’s Operation Iraqi Freedom did not anticipate that the overthrow of Saddam Hussein would lead to a seemingly endless insurgency. Why? Because the prevailing World War II ideological line led them to believe that by overthrowing Hussein, democracy would magically appear in a liberated Iraq.

    The consequences of this delusion have been more than evident in the years since.

    Will this error be made again and on a much grander scale by Biden’s string pullers? A failed war is a crisis, one which has the potential to shake the foundations of the prevailing ideological System of multicultism and globalism. An alert national-populist movement could exploit any such crisis to gain ideological hegemony.

    This matter bears further discussion…

    • 12AX7
      Posted December 4, 2020 at 11:29 am | Permalink

      Unfortunately, a U.S. defeat and retreat, perhaps back to Hawaii or even the West Coast would be used by the U.S. Government and its beneficial owners to eliminate all opposition from the Right especially isolationist and racially aware whites. Whites would be demonized for the failures 24/7 yet at the same time, the same U.S. Government would be demanding that White males serve in the military to save the Government from its own disaster. Hopefully, Whites will not respond to conscription. Fuck ’em, let Shaniqua, Shitavious and Wing Ling Ding fight the Government’s war.

  7. Viv
    Posted December 3, 2020 at 6:31 am | Permalink

    It’s fascinating that the Holocaust has not only crowded out all other explanations for World War II, but it also is being set up as a “Second Founding” for the nation, where America truly becomes America once it brings in boatloads of Jews.

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