As Americans put together to collect with family and luxuriate in a Thanksgiving feast on Thursday, far-left pundits, columnists and news organizations have set their sights on the vacation. 

Woke critics have labeled Thanksgiving “a celebration of racist genocide,” frowned upon consuming turkey when “many vegan turkey alternatives” can be found and even credited White supremacy for the vacation’s reputation. 

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“You there, fellow American! Were you under the impression that Thanksgiving is the uniquely American holiday that celebrates how English settlers and Native Americans peacefully crossed linguistic, cultural and racial barriers to share a meal together and create a model for gratitude and tolerance that would be the envy of the world? Wrong! Says Woke America,” New York Post columnist Kyle Smith recently observed

“Thanksgiving is about murder, plunder and hate. Invite your relatives over to spread love and gravy? No, if you really want to honor the spirit of Thanksgiving, you should whip yourself with barbed wire all day,” Smith continued. 

A liberal website urged Americans to eat vegan turkey alternatives on Thanksgiving. 

A liberal web site urged Americans to eat vegan turkey alternate options on Thanksgiving. 
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Here are a few of the most egregious examples:

MSNBC phase declares genocide is “still on the menu” in America

An MSNBC phase aired on Saturday that accused White folks of not precisely telling the story of Thanksgiving and blaming the pilgrims for the “White supremacy” affecting the nation at this time.

“Instead of bringing stuffing and biscuits, those settlers brought genocide and violence. That genocide and violence is still on the menu,” visitor essayist Gyasi Ross mentioned on “The Cross Connection.”

“State-sponsored violence against Native and Black Americans is still commonplace and violent, private White supremacy is celebrated and subsidized,” Ross continued. “Indigenous and Black people are still being murdered by those paid to protect us.”  

Americans scolded for consuming turkey with “so many vegan turkey alternatives on the market”

Green Matters, a web site devoted to preventing local weather change and environmental justice, published an article looking at the history of Thanksgiving. It particulars quite a lot of the reason why the vacation is “bad” and finally lands on the custom of consuming turkey because the centerpiece of the annual feast. The article notes “there is actually no written evidence that turkeys were eaten at the 1621 Thanksgiving” and scolds Americans for sticking with the custom trendy regardless of vegan choices. 

“Every year, Americans breed, kill, and eat around 46 million turkeys on Thanksgiving — and there’s really no reason for this cruel and unsustainable tradition. These days, there are so many vegan turkey alternatives on the market, which are all more compassionate and environmentally-friendly choices,” Green Matters author Sophie Hirsch wrote. 

“If you are hosting or attending a Thanksgiving dinner this year, remember the true origins of the holiday — and consider sharing the true story with your friends and family,” Hirsch continued within the piece headlined, “Thanksgiving Glorifies the Abhorrent Colonization of Indigenous Peoples.”

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As Americans prepare to gather with relatives and enjoy a Thanksgiving feast on Thursday, far-left pundits, columnists and news organizations have set their sights on the holiday. 

As Americans put together to collect with family and luxuriate in a Thanksgiving feast on Thursday, far-left pundits, columnists and news organizations have set their sights on the vacation. 
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NBC suggests not having Thanksgiving turkey this 12 months to take care of inflation prices

A phase on NBC’s “Today” on Saturday recommended American households may drop the normal Thanksgiving turkey from their tables this 12 months to take care of inflation.

“With inflation on the rise, prices are going up on everything from your Thanksgiving meal to your gifts for the holidays,” anchor Kristen Welker mentioned to introduce the phase.

NBC News correspondent Vicky Nguyen famous the 6.2% rise in costs in October from a 12 months in the past – a three-decade excessive – calling it “real money.” Nguyen then mentioned one thing she admitted could also be controversial.

“Perhaps forgo the turkey,” she mentioned. “Bear with me. I know that is the staple of the Thanksgiving meal. However, some people think turkey is overrated. It tends to be the most expensive thing on the table. Maybe you do an Italian feast instead.”

Nguyen added that should you inform folks you are ditching the turkey, “some guests may drop off the list, and that’s a way to cut costs too.”

While the phase was light-hearted, it was swiftly mocked on social media 

USA Today experiences vacation is “a day of mourning” for Indigenous folks

USA Today published a story Tuesday headlined, “What is Thanksgiving to Indigenous people? ‘A day of mourning,’” which focuses on what sure Native Americans really feel concerning the vacation. The story is reported, not an opinion piece, so it comes throughout as extra critical and considerate than daring sizzling takes by American pundits, nevertheless it remains an instance of liberal media pooh-poohing Thanksgiving nonetheless. 

“For many, rather than a celebration of peace and shared prosperity between Native Americans and Pilgrims, Thanksgiving represents the dark shadow of genocide and the resilience of Native people,” reporter Michelle Shen wrote. 

Shen spoke with tribal residents Dennis W. Zotigh and Julie Garreau, who each defined the vacation isn’t a cheerful time for them and so they contemplate it a day of mourning. 

“This year, Julie is not celebrating Thanksgiving and is instead organizing an event on Native American Heritage Day called ‘Thanks for Kids,’ which celebrates Native children,” Shen wrote. 

Many liberals don’t think Thanksgiving is a reason to celebrate. 

Many liberals don’t suppose Thanksgiving is a cause to rejoice. 
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WALL STREET JOURNAL REFUSES TO BOW TO LEFT’S DEMANDS TO CANCEL THANKSGIVING EDITORIALS: ‘WE WON’T BEND’

Critics of Wall Street Journal need to cancel Thanksgiving editorials

The Wall Street Journal editorial board was compelled to announce that the paper will proceed with the publishing of its annual Thanksgiving editorials regardless of efforts by the left to cancel them. 

In a Monday op-ed, the board declared that efforts by progressives to cease the publishing of the “racist” 1620 account of the primary Thanksgiving, in addition to a mid-Twentieth century “contemporary contrast” of American progress, wouldn’t succeed and that The Journal would not “bend to political demands for censorship.”

“No doubt it was only a matter of time. The progressives have come for our annual Thanksgiving editorials. They won’t succeed, but we thought we’d share the tale with readers for an insight into the politicization of everything, even Thanksgiving,” the board wrote. 

It famous that the pair of editorials had been run yearly since 1961 with out grievance.

“But we live in a new era when the left sees nearly everything through the reductive lens of identity politics. It sees much of American history as a racist project that should be erased,” the board wrote, earlier than noting that the motivation to censor the Pilgrim editorial was being pushed by a petition on left-wing website Change.org. 

The writer of the petition, which has garnered round 50,000 signatures, claims that “it’s time to stop publishing 17th century racism” in 2021. It additionally complains that the editorial refers to Native Americans as “wilde men” and says that the Pilgrims have been separate from “all the civil parts of the world.”

CRITICS PAN THANKSGIVING ADVICE IN NEW YORK TIMES THAT KIDS WHO AREN’T FULLY VACCINATED SHOULD ‘EAT QUICKLY’

New York Times suggests children “eat quickly” to keep away from infecting vaccinated Americans with coronavirus  

The New York Times published a guest essay final week by which a Virginia Tech professor recommended semi-vaccinated youngsters “eat quickly” on Thanksgiving to keep away from spreading COVID to vaccinated adults. 

“If our child, 9, and a cousin, 10, have each received one dose of the vaccine two weeks prior to Thanksgiving, is it safe for us to eat indoors? There will be about 20 guests, all vaccinated, and the 65 and older crowd have all received boosters,” one reader from San Francisco requested within the essay.

“I’m glad to hear that the children and all guests are vaccinated. As the kids will not be fully vaccinated until two weeks after their second shot, I think some care is warranted, especially because some attendees are 65 and older and thus at greater risk of more serious breakthrough infections. You could have the kids wear masks, eat quickly and stay away from the older adults when eating,” Virginia Tech engineering professor Linsey Marr wrote in response. 

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Philadelphia Tribune declares Thanksgiving to be a celebration of racist genocide, mass land theft 

The Philadelphia Tribune published a column Saturday by correspondent Michael Coard headlined, “Celebrating Thanksgiving is celebrating racist genocide.”

“When the Pilgrims arrived on the Mayflower in 1620, they didn’t bring thanks. They didn’t even give thanks. Instead, they brought racist genocide and gave nothing,” Coard wrote. 

“And they eventually succeeded in mass killing and mass land robbery not because they were smarter or stronger but because they were sadistically evil racists who initiated the use of a weapon of mass destruction that previously had been unheard of on this land,” Coard continued. “Thanksgiving, as an American holiday, is a celebration of that racist genocide and massive land robber.” 

Coard then listed “five indisputable facts you must know about Thanksgiving so you won’t make the mistake of celebrating racist genocide” on Thursday. 

Washington Post examines why Native Americans remorse serving to Pilgrims

The Washington Post began early, publishing a Nov. 4 piece headlined, “This tribe helped the Pilgrims survive for their first Thanksgiving. They still regret it 400 years later,” which examines how members of the Wampanoag Nation want their family didn’t take part. 

(*8*) Post reporter Dana Hedgpeth wrote. 

Hedgpeth dove right into a prolonged clarification of why the Mashpee Wampanoag doesn’t rejoice the vacation, noting that American youngsters are sometimes taught “fiction” at school pertaining to Thanksgiving. 

“This year some Wampanoags will go to Plymouth for the National Day of Mourning. Others will gather at the old Indian Meeting House, built in 1684 and one of the oldest American Indian churches in the eastern United States, to pay their respects to their ancestors, many of whom are buried in the surrounding cemetery,” Hedgpeth wrote. “Plenty of Wampanoags will gather with their families for a meal to give thanks — not for the survival of the Pilgrims but for the survival of their tribe.”

Fox News’ Andrew Mark Miller, David Rutz and Brandon Gillespie contributed to this report.