As the world celebrates fifty years since the moon landings, and the conspiracy theorists celebrate the biggest hoax ever (before climate change,) the progressive left in the USA have found cause to take offence at one of humanity’s greatest achievements / one of the deep state’s biggest psyops (delete as appropriate) …
Attacks on ‘white & male’ Moon landing proves no US achievement is too big for liberals to destroy
With the Founding Fathers now rarely mentioned in the media without side notes about their slave ownership, and the Betsy Ross flag is offensive to Colin Kaepernick and Nike, there is nothing new about liberal attempts to strike at the very heart of American identity.
But – leaving aside the conspiracy theorists – the moment Neil Armstrong stepped on the surface of the Moon on July 20, 1969 was objectively such a universal milestone that to qualify it seems a fight against human endeavor itself.
It would seem like the more logical route, for those who resent that this was a feat of white un-woke America, would be to try and diminish their role in favour of supposedly unsung heroes.
Hidden Figures, the Oscar-winning film from 2016 was the perfect archetype of this revisionist history, exaggerating and fictionalizing the role of a cadre of politically suitable black women, who did an entirely replaceable job and were no more important than thousands of others involved.
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