Home Opinions 2014, the year 'liberals' lost their marbles

2014, the year ‘liberals’ lost their marbles

The fundamental trick used by insurance companies to advertise their products is to sell lots of fear by wrapping it in random scary predictions of future. Fear and victimization are very strong tools. It is very easy to convince anyone that other people are conspiring to pull them down. It works like narcotics. When the influenced victim wants to consume more and more conspiracy theories, the agents start increasing the dosages.

After 2014 election results, the self-assumed secular-liberal journalists of India had not much to celebrate. People discarded their old banal inclusive concerns and voted for development.

2014 was a bad year for journalists who baked their stories on the flames of secularism. 2014 was a bad year for media faces who made their fortune by glamorizing the victimhood of a few poor non-Hindu individuals during elections. 2014 was a bad year for social figures who manipulated selective bigot stories to generalize a bigger community.

- Ad - - article resumes -

The sensation created by Modi before 2014 results was expected to fade with time for two reasons – a) people had enough politics on their plate, so they were expected to detox it in later part of the year. b) The promises made during elections don’t often match the reality. Some overhyped delusions were expected to break and disappoint people.

However, more than waiting for the Modi wave to make impact, people were also waiting to track the behavioral pattern of those secular-liberal journalists, who faced a severe moral and ideological defeat in May, 2014.

And as expected, these people didn’t fail to disappoint. The miserable lot hibernated for a few days, but then returned with a much more malicious venom to circulate that in focused target groups.

Like insurance agents, these people have desperately started convincing minorities about their unsafe future. This ridiculous post in Scroll.in generalizes a few random events and derives absurd premise of social development.

The post, like many other similar attempts, appears like just another extremely desperate effort to grab attention and terrorize the “minority”. The posts reads:

Churches have been mysteriously burnt, adivasis have been beaten up and others made to participate in Hindu “reconversion” ceremonies, Muslim men have been falsely accused and put in jail for “love jihad”, anti-Muslim riots have taken place in Gujarat: the list is endless. Modi did not so much as condemn any of these.

If you do a very basic google search, you will find that all these issues (conversions, riots, attacks) were prevalent in the previous government regimes too. Then these liberal-secular journalists chose to neglect such incidences as public mishap instead of demonizing it to such extents.

When I read the headline of this post (see the image below), I see scars of many divisive losers who are trying hard hide the wounds they received in 2014.

Screenshot of Scroll.in
A headline from one of the websites that has become the new Tehelka

Hope they get well soon, so that next year, on this day, I write an article titled: 2015, the year liberals became truly liberal.

Help Opindia Reach Every Indian. Share This Post
We need your support to survive in the media industry. Please consider paying us for the content we produce:

To know more about these payments, please click here.

Big Story

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is expected to declare its verdict on July 17 in the case relating to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav. 

2019 World Cup Is Here!

Catch the latest on Cricket World Cup as it unfolds, special coverage by Opindia

Proud to be a brand - Made in India?
Now, Advertise on Opindia

Interview: Former RAW officer makes further shocking revelations about Hamid Ansari after alleging that he endangered lives of RAW officers in Iran

In this exclusive interview, Former RAW (Research and Analysis Wing) officer NK Sood makes further revelations about his time in Iran, Hamid Ansari and the vilified scientist Nambi Narayanan

Aspiring model Khushi Parihar murdered over ‘friendship with other men’, live-in partner Ashraf Sheikh arrested

Aspiring model Khushi Parihar was found murdered with her head and face smashed on Saturday morning at Chatarpur farms, around 50 KMs away from the Nagpur city, her live-in partner Ashraf Sheikh has been arrested

Barkha Dutt terms Kapil Sibal a ‘Mallya’ for not paying salaries to Tiranga TV employees while enjoying in London

Barkha Dutt slams Kapil Sibal for sacking employees without due compensation, says the Sibals abused the female staffers

Prime Minister Modi, Hindus are under siege, and now is the right time to speak up

PM Modi will still win elections due to sheer inertia and the pathetic state of the country's opposition but the faith that he commands will take a hit and even if it's among a small section of the support base, it would be a travesty
Tiranga TV boots its employees: Here is why they don't deserve any sympathy

I am a journalist and here is why I have absolutely no sympathy for the ones who joined Tiranga TV

News emerged last night that bouncers had been sent to the offices of Tiranga TV as the employees were holding a silent protest in the premises.

Amit Shah intervenes as Owaisi heckles BJP MP during NIA Amendment Bill discussion, asks AIMIM MP to ‘get in habit of listening’

Union Home Minister Amit Shah today came down heavily on AIMIM MP Asaduddin Owaisi during the discussion on NIA Amendment Bill in the Parliament. The assembly was discussing the bill to strengthen the National Investigation Agency. The opposition, however, was spooked by the amendments and tried to give it...
Karan Thapar tried to impede the construction of the RTR flyover

New RTR flyover finally opens in Delhi: Read how inordinate delays were caused by ‘influential residents’ like Karan Thapar

Prominent journalist Karan Thapar had written a letter to LG opposing the construction of RTR flyover claiming it could become the "matter of life and death"

Court asks Ranchi woman to distribute copies of Quran while granting bail over her Facebook post over Tabrez Ansari’s death

A Ranchi Court granted conditional bail to Richa Bharti who is accused of 'hurting religious sentiments' of Muslim community over a Facebook post. She has been asked to distribute copies of the Quran.

‘Mazrool said he would make me Musalmani’, said the wife molested by Muslim men who thrashed her husband and hurled casteist abuses

Sonkar has alleged that Mazrool and some other men have been pressurising him to shut down the coaching centre.
Subscribe to Day's Top Stories
- Advertisment -

Latest articles

Connect with us

Help Opindia Reach Every Indian. Share This Post