Some of the more committed people on the left certainly do like to spout off without a thought to the consequences of their words to strangers.
In the last few years, James O’Keefe and his team at Project Veritas have been busy exposing one group after another on the left side of politics for their tactics and hatred of all things on the right. They take the subject out for a drink or meal and then secretly record the conversation for exposure in a video later.
The latest victim of this undercover treatment is a lawyer who was with PBS at the time of the taping. His name is Michael Beller and he had some very interesting things to say about the plans for those of us who do not agree with the political left.
Michael Beller: “In these times, which are unique — I mean Trump — Trump is close to Hitler.”
Journalist: “What are you going to do if we [Democrats] don’t win?”
Beller: “Go to the White House and throw Molotov cocktails.”
“Enlightenment camps. They’re nice, they have Sesame Street characters in the classrooms, and they watch PBS all day,” he said.
“Americans are so f*cking dumb. You know, most people are dumb. It’s good to live in a place where people are educated and know stuff. Could you imagine if you lived in one of these other towns or cities where everybody’s just stupid?”
Beller said it was a good thing that COVID-19 expanded in states where Republican candidates often win elections. He said it would help his political objectives if voters in those states did not show up to vote given that they would likely be sick or dying:
Beller: “What’s great is that COVID is spiking in all the red states right now. So that’s great.”
Journalist: “Why do you think so?”
Beller: “Because either those people won’t come out to vote for Trump — you know the red states — or a lot of them are sick and dying.”
“This employee no longer works for PBS,” a PBS spokesperson told the Daily Caller News Foundation. “As a mid-level staff attorney, he did not speak on behalf of our organization, nor did he make any editorial decisions.”
“There is no place for hateful rhetoric at PBS, and this individual’s views in no way reflect our values or opinions,” the spokesperson said. “We strongly condemn violence and will continue to do what we have done for 50 years — use our national platform and local presence to strengthen communities and bring people together.”
At this time, it is not clear when or why Beller left PBS.