Pure Hypocrisy! Twitter Bans Users Who Advise Laid Off Journalists To Follow Same Advice Those Journalists Previously Gave to Laid Off Coal Miners

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When American blue-collar workers saw their way of life disappear because of technology or outsourcing over the past few years, journalists on the left advised them to ‘learn to code’ to qualify as programmers in the computer industry. That was a short-hand way of saying, “learn new skills and quit complaining.” Last week, when more than 1,000 journalists were laid off by HuffPost, BuzzFeed, and other liberal media organizations, Twitter users began recommending that they take their own advice and “learn to code.” But leftists who still dominate the media industry did not see the humor. Twitter responded by banning users who used this occasion to poke fun at the editorial bias of the media itself. -GEG

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When the horse and buggy went away as the new automobile was entering the world around the turn of the last century, those who worked in the earlier industry learned mechanics and joined the auto world. Now jobs that used to exist in the modern age are going away, so workers will need to re-think their work options. I suggest they start businesses, or become writers, or some other independent related job depending on their skills, or learn new skills. Their grandparents had to do this in the 30’s after the great depression hit. Their parents had to do it… Read more »