Why The Washington Post Targeted Libs of TikTok

According to The Washington Post, simply reposting videos by rabid leftist activists from TikTok merits having your entire private life revealed in one of the world’s most influential newspapers. 

Taylor Lorenz, the Post’s internet culture commentator, published a story on Tuesday titled “Meet the woman behind Libs of TikTok, secretly fueling the right’s outrage machine.” The article was a hit piece targeting the popular Twitter account, which was run by an anonymous user. 

“Libs of TikTok has become an agenda-setter in right-wing online discourse, and the content it surfaces shows a direct correlation with the recent push in legislation and rhetoric directly targeting the LGBTQ+ community,” Lorenz wrote. 

LibsofTikTok collects videos posted on TikTok – a social media platform focused on short videos – and shares them on Twitter. Many of the videos featured by the account are from radical leftist educators who discuss how they indoctrinate students into LGBT ideology.

Chaya Raichik, apparently, was guilty of publishing unaltered clips leftists that make them look bad. 

The story initially contained a link to Raichik’s real estate license, which contained her private information. The Washington Post received online pushback and edited the article to remove this link.

The paper now outed Raichik, despite his desire to remain anonymous.  

The message is clear: “Stop making us look bad or I’m going to make your life miserable.” 

Raichik was targeted for what? Raichik was probably targeted because she was so effective in exposing the truth about radical leftists’ attempts to brainwash children. 

The left’s newest weapon of calling everything it doesn’t like misinformation doesn’t work when it comes to Libs of TikTok clips showing leftists actually saying extreme things.

When video shows a male teacher in drag dancing for his students, or a man in lipstick saying gender is oppression, or a teacher explaining how she hides LGBT symbols in her classroom from parents, it’s a lot harder to claim it’s conservatives lying about these things. 

Libs of TikTok fills the gap in reporting that corporate media outlets have intentionally created. It’s essential we know if a teacher or school district is teaching LGBT ideology in their classrooms.

Of course, schools aren’t the only place that this attempted indoctrination takes place. TikTok is dominated primarily by young children. The left puts these videos on TikTok exactly because it’s where young people go to consume media. 

Leftists aren’t mad that the videos are being exposed online. They’re mad that the videos are being exposed to the wrong people—namely, the adults on Twitter instead of the kids on TikTok. 

Parents’ response to these videos is driving change. Lorenz points out in her piece that the account already has an impact on the legislative level. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ press secretary, Christina Pushaw, credited Libs of TikTok with exposing the deep-rooted radicalism in schools in the run-up to the passage of the Parental Rights in Education bill.  

As an aside, it’s worth noting that earlier this month, Lorenz appeared in an MSNBC segment decrying harassment and doxxing against women online. 

“You feel like any little piece of information that gets out on you will be used by the worst people on the internet to destroy your life,” Lorenz tearfully said. “And it’s so isolating and terrifying.”  

But while it is important to highlight the staggering hypocrisy on display here by Lorenz, it’s far more essential to understand the horrific implications this piece has for speech online.  

Leftists obsessed with LGBT are scared of the threat that Libs of TikTok presents toward their twisted ends. They will stop at nothing for the page to be destroyed. Who will set up the next anonymous Twitter account if they know that doxxing has become a near certainty? Conservatives will be severely hurt if we allow this to happen.

Conservatives need to adopt the model of Libs of TikTok in order to achieve that goal. We can’t let the radical left continue to spread its awful ideas around the web unabated. 

It must be exposed. 

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