Honestly, this guy at CNN who made this asinine claim had it coming but don’t most people who work at the Tater Stelter network? Is Chris Cuomo still there defending the indefensible with his brother? I don’t know, I quit watching to focus on Matlock reruns.
Last night on Tucker Carlson’s show on Fox, Sen. John Kennedy from Lousiana stopped in to chit and chat with Carlson about a report that was actually posted on CNN. Reporter extraordinaire from the C-Double N network, Devan Cole, has this super duper faux astute not-so-hot take, according to the Daily Wire
“This is from one of its ‘breaking news and politics reporters’ called Devan Cole,” Fox News host Tucker Carlson said. “Cole was writing about South Dakota’s legislation on transgender athletes. Cole wrote this line, and amazingly, CNN published it. We’re quoting this directly from the CNN website. Here it is, ‘It’s not possible to know a person’s gender identity at birth, and there is no consensus criteria for assigning sex at birth.’”
“Meaning that for literally hundreds of thousands of years, human beings have been reproducing in caves, huts, hospitals, this little squealing human comes out butt naked, and no one has been able to determine whether this kid was a boy or a girl. No one has known! [Because] there’s just no way to know,” Carlson continued. “Because biology’s not real; totally fake. Is there some way to tell, if you were to have a baby — if you were to take time from your vacationing and your internet use and your weed smoke, if you actually decided [to] perpetuate the species and you had a child — how would you know if that child was a boy or a girl?”
Tucker set the table perfectly for Kennedy who has a way of just getting down to the nitty-gritty. This was such a softball, though, that even Joe Biden could handle this — even if it were stairs on Airforce One.
“The person who wrote that is entitled to his opinion, but in my opinion, I think he’s been in lockdown too long,” Kennedy responded. “Sex is the language we use to describe reproduction. In humans, there are only two sexes — male and female. Males have the potential to produce sperm; females have the potential to produce ova. These are observable physical characteristics. Sex is not a spectrum. It’s binary; you’re either male or female. Now, I do believe that gender dysphoria exists. It’s rare, maybe one in 30,000 males, one in 100,000 females. Gender dysphoria is not an observable physical characteristic. It’s an internal feeling. It’s an internal feeling that a person of one sex has when he internally identifies with another sex. I think most Americans believe it’s wrong to discriminate against someone because of an immutable characteristic, like sex or race.”
Words have meaning and we are currently devaluing the actual meanings of words in general because of feelings. This is such a dangerous path to travel that people like Cole are on, they do not realize the trouble they are sewing for the future with this pish-posh pandering.
You are born male or female. A baby can no more be anything else than one of the two sexes at birth than it can get up and cook itself breakfast. Saying that sex is not determined until some later point is just simply wrong and is not based on common sense.
As a libertarian, I have a strict view that pretty much whatever you do behind closed doors that is not against someone else’s will or harming them is not anyone else’s business. So I do try to stay in a lane that does not crush too many eggs in this topic but you are born either male or female. Those are the only two choices at the vending machine of conception that the Lord has set up.
Once again, words have meaning and if we keep watering meanings so simple as this down we will soon find that theft is not actually that or rape is just not what we once thought it was and all these things are totally acceptable. This is the road we are walking down.
You may not like what sex you were birthed as, you may not identify with the traditionally corresponding gender, but at your time of entering the world you were that sex. What you do with it afterward I wish you God’s Speed.
Just as a closer, Sen. Kennedy made it even a bit simpler for the words do not mean what they mean crowd.
I mean, it’s very easy to tell a boy from a girl. A boy has a penis, a girl has a vagina.”
There you have it.