The MSM is all upset over the unpersoning of a
German Turkish soccer player you’ve never heard of. He has beliefs – great. Everyone else does too, but they don’t get lionized upon their effective cancellation from the prevailing SJW anti-culture.
Everything started with a tweet. Mesut Özil knew the risks, in December last year, when he decided to offer a startling, public denunciation both of China’s treatment of the Uighurs, a largely Muslim minority in the region of Xinjiang, and the complicit silence of the international community.
Friends and advisers had warned Özil, the Arsenal midfielder, that there would be consequences. He would have to write off China as a market. His six million followers on Weibo, the country’s largest social network, would disappear. His fan club there — with as many as 50,000 signed-up members — would go, too. He would never play in China. He might become too toxic even for any club with Chinese owners, or sponsors eager to do business there.
Traditional Americans are scared to death of saying anything that might offend the ranks of those who already hate them. The smallest misstep and it’s off with your [Tweet, job, head, etc.]. You’ve already lost your nation. You’re in the process of losing your state and its empire. Next, it will be the last vestiges of modern civilization. Given all that, being labeled “too toxic” sounds insignificant. For all his problems, Mr. Ozil is still standing. Let him be an inspiration if you can’t find another. Stand up for God’s sake!