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Turns Christianity’s Holiest Day into Covid Propaganda


To Tell the Truth is Human Events News’ press analysis series. These stories will focus on”information” being reported by either The New York Times, The Washington Post, ABC News, NBC News, or CBS News. Despite 24-hour cable broadcasts, and an untold number of internet sources, these established, mainstream platforms continue to influence the majority of American citizens and their political opinions.

The”information” generated by these press outlets is better regarded as”opinion” crafted in a way designed to discourage skepticism and critical thought on the part of the audience. To Tell the Truth will be Human Events News’ periodic effort to help address this bias and restore the disbelief necessary on the part of all Americans to maintain a free society.

The Mainstream media wasted no time following the Easter vacation to start serving up anti-Christian propaganda with a negative of racism.

A Monday New York Times article titled White Evangelical Resistance Is Obstacle at Vaccination Effort warned of a”white evangelical America” targets placing the lives of others at risk. The bit flagged evangelicals as with”broader cultural distrust of institutions” and a special”gravitation to online conspiracy theories.”

“The sheer size of the community poses a major problem for the country’s ability to recover from a pandemic that has resulted in the deaths of half a million Americans,” that the Times warned. “And evangelical ideas and instincts have a way of spreading, even internationally.”

The Times quoted an academic who indicated somehow compelling or convincing”white evangelicals” for vaccinated.

“’If we can’t get a significant number of white evangelicals to come about on this, the pandemic will last much more than it needs to,”’ said Jamie Aten, founder and executive director of the Humanitarian Disaster Institute at Wheaton College, an evangelical institution in Illinois.”

While the Times article concedes that”No clear information can be obtained about vaccine hesitancy among evangelicals of other civic groups,” it reasons that white evangelical Christians pose a”special challenge” due to their”complex web of moral, medical, and governmental objections.”

“The battle is further complicated by longstanding distrust between evangelicals and the scientific community,” the piece continues, before it asserts”sometimes” the white evangelical Christians”say they see no need” to get vaccinated”since they don’t feel at risk.” Adding”sometimes” to this statement allows them to suggest that this is an overarching theme, without providing any evidence. One could just as easily say that”sometimes” white evangelical Christians say they are more than happy to receive the vaccine.

The Times follows up this manipulation by stating that”Rates of Covid-19 passing have been about twice as high for Black, Hispanic, and Native Americans as for white Americans,” attempting to suggest (again with no demonstration or evidence) that white evangelicals feel safer from the virus become of their race.

On Tuesday, the Times issued an editor’s note after removing a misleading photograph that accompanied the article. “An earlier version of the article included a picture of an anti-vaccine demonstration in Atlanta,” the Times clarified. “Although a few protesters carried signs featuring Bible verses, the event was organized by a group which is not religiously affiliated.

The subject of the unclean, virus-ridden, white evangelical wasn’t unique to the Times. Other major news outlets, including the Associated Press and NPR, posted articles addressing the same topic.

MSNBC’s Joy Reid discussed exactly what the outlet characterized as”white evangelical resistance” that is”now an obstacle for the vaccination effort” on her Monday episode of The Reidout.

“As you just mentioned, millions of white evangelical adults in the U.S. do not intend to get vaccinated against COVID-19, mistrust of science, mistrust of et cetera, and also their politics,” Reid said. “Now, this is a public health issue. What can be done if in their churches, they’re preaching from the vaccine? Because that means, I really do n`t know how we make to herd immunity without 28 percentage of the population.”

To discuss this particular topic, Reid featured guest Anthea Butler — a University of Pennsylvania religion professor who recently authored a book titled “White Evangelical Racism: The Politics of Morality in America.”

Butler’s previous comments on religion and race include calling God a’white racist,’ and asserting that Republicans are’craven,’ and’wicked.’ Perhaps her most notable contribution to national discourse was calling Ben Carson a ‘coon.’

“We’re going to have a lot of funerals in these churches in which they refuse to put on masks and everything else since they think Jesus is going to save them or it’s just my time,” Butler told Reid.

“But again, this is about the selfishness in where evangelicals have gone,” Butler added. “It’s really a shame. There have been things good about the motion but this anti-science opinion as well as the manners that they’re digging heels in promises to be an absolute debacle for them.”

Butler then accused evangelicals of”racism” who consider Donald Trump to be”their lord and savior.”

“You have to wonder what is wrong with these people,” she added.

To Tell the Truth: This week’s coverage of the supposed”white evangelical” vaccination problem is coordinated race-bait fed into the public from the Mainstream Media in a transparent effort to pity daily Americans according to either their Christian beliefs and their skin color. It is an attempt to attach vaccination to morality, and morality to skin colour and religious obligations — leading to the upsetting demonization of large swaths of conservative Christian Americans.

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