Skip to comments.Delingpole: Jordan Peterson v Cathy Newman – Best SJW Takedown Evah!
Posted on 01/22/2018 5:42:40 AM PST by servo1969
If you haven't already, you absolutely must watch the encounter between SJW media maven Cathy Newman of Channel 4 News and free-speech-defending Canadian academic Jordan Peterson.
"I don't think I have ever witnessed an interview that is more catastrophic for the interviewer," says Douglas Murray.
If you loathe the cant, self-righteousness, and stupidity of the regressive left, then you'll love this train wreck of an interview. It's the most satisfying piece of poetic justice since the Comet came unstuck in that tunnel in Atlas Shrugged.
Newman set out to ensnare and destroy someone whose politics she found objectionable -- but ended up being hoist by her own petard.
But this interview, I believe, is much more than just a conservative "lol and share" moment. I think it marks a pivotal victory in the culture wars -- an incident in which the weaknesses of the regressive left have never been more cruelly or damningly exposed. So I want to examine in more detail why.
It matters not so much because of who Cathy Newman is -- after all, barely anyone watches Channel 4 News -- but what she represents.
Educated at one of Britain's leading private schools, with a first class degree in English from Oxford University, Newman is the embodiment of the woke millennial generation: white children of privilege on a mission to remake the world anew according to the principles of the thing they call "Social Justice."
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The British Channel 4? I haven’t watched Channel 4 in America since Sue Simmons retired.
I watched that video.
She is absolutely black-hole stupid: stupidity so dense it has collapsed on itself with no particle of intelligence able to escape.
After listening to this interview of the impressive Dr. Peterson, I ordered his new book (12 Rules for Life..,) that comes out tomorrow.
Couldn’t stomach more than a few minutes of that.
This guy should have called her out for constantly putting words in his mouth, being argumentative, and unwilling to consider the facts as presented to her.
She is the one who needs to grow up!
She was abominable. And probably after the show, she ran up to him exclaiming how great he was. But she came across as the reason women don’t get ahead - refusing to listen and nagging a gentle man into an early grave.
BTW, for people who like this Doctor, there’s a fun exchange on You Tube with him and Camille Paglia.
Excellent post. I was fascinated by the interview. She clearly has no respect for him or his expertise, because she is not listening to what he is saying. It is her arrogance or her belief in a false premise that has overriden her ability to think and understand his argument. He is succinct, intelligent and in complete control of himself.
To be honest, this is typical British-style interviewing. Be rude as possible and then turn into a luvvie as soon as the cameras are off. Off putting to American sincerity, of course, but I’m sure Dr. Peterson is used to it.
Peterson: I had bacon and eggs for breakfast.
Newman: So you’re saying kill all vegans?
“So you are saying she did an exemplary job?” :-)
I took about 9 minutes of the video and had to turn it off. The woman twisted everything Jordan Peterson said, changed the subject so many times and just basically lied the entire time. She didn’t want to have an intelligent conversation with him...she didn’t want to learn anything. She was there to verbally assassinate Mr Peterson.
From the portion I watched...she utterly failed.
“He is succinct, intelligent, and in complete control of himself.”
That is the key. We can’t expose the ignorance, arrogance, and disrespect of the left unless we remain in control; and that starts with self-control.
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