“Progressive” commentator Ana Kasparian of The Young Turks is being praised by the right and slammed by the left for sharing the unequivocal truth about San Francisco’s hellish crime wave.
During an appearance late last week on fellow commentator Patrick Bet-David’s eponymous podcast, she justifiably ranted and raved about the hellish conditions that San Francisco residents and visitors alike must contend with.
Ana Kasparian says that San Francisco is “terrifying” and that you’ll get robbed and your car broken into if you go there.
She then says that Los Angeles spent $13 billion on giving crackpipes to people on Skid Row, paid for by California’s “incredibly high taxes”. pic.twitter.com/hAHxw0RPQG
— Post-Left Watch (@PostLeftWatch) October 27, 2023
“San Francisco is terrifying. It’s hilarious to me because the business community there wants to put lipstick on a pig. They want to put out this $4 million ad campaign pretending that everything in San Francisco is all hunky-dory. It’s not hunky-dory. San Francisco is a nightmare,” she began.
The $4 million ad campaign she mentioned is designed “to refresh San Francisco’s image and boost civic pride,” according to CBS News.
“Yes, violent crime went down a little bit, but your car’s going to get broken into, you’re going to get robbed. … I mean, it’s not right,” Kasparian added.
She continued by addressing the Bay Area’s drug issue.
“There are certain issues that we’ve had for a long time — the drug war was a failure, and so going back to the drug war I don’t think is going to be effective. But you know what else isn’t effective? Using taxpayer money, funneling it to non-profits so that they can literally buy crack pipes and hand them out at Skid Row,” she said.
“There’s video evidence of that, so anyone on the left who wants to come at me and pretend that this is just a right-wing, scaremongering talking point, you’re full of crap,” she added.
The American Wire News previously reported that these non-profits have been using grant money from the Biden administration to buy and distribute crack pipes:
— President Elect Jade (@JadeNushuz4me) February 25, 2022
Wrapping up her rant, Kasparian expressed how “sick of it” she is of the dysfunction and insanity that has become the norm in blue cities like San Francisco.
“We spent $13 billion in Los Angeles alone last year to combat homelessness. You want to know where that money went? That money went to these trash non-profits who have a bunch of executives making half a million dollars a year. You’re working for a non-profit dealing with homelessness,” she said.
“That’s my money. That’s my parents’ money. That’s the hard-working people of California paying incredibly high taxes that go to what? So yeah, I’m sick of it. I’m sick of it. And honestly, just experiencing what I’ve seen on the ground in California has made me question a lot about left-wing ideology,” she concluded.
Her words inspired a lot of praise from those on the right who appreciate her slowly but surely waking up from the left-wing matrix:
She is not wrong .
— Juansku (@JuanGue23642478) October 27, 2023
Looks like @AnaKasparian might just be waking up here soon.
— CantFixStupids (@cantfixstupids) October 27, 2023
Wow, that was very based and correct of her to point out. Thanks for clipping.
— Simon Isturiz (@Simon_Isturiz) October 27, 2023
Based, love a person who can adapt their political views to reality when they have all the incentive to be partisan
— JeanLucBB (@JeanLucBB96) October 28, 2023
— Sec. Booty Juice (@FuddRuckus66) October 28, 2023
This isn’t her first time echoing what some of her critics on the far-left call “right-wing talking points.” She’s been drifting toward the right (more-so the center, really) for awhile now.
But in the process of becoming a more moderate “Progressive,” she’s also accrued a whole new crop of enemies — namely far-left radicals who deeply resent her speaking the unadulterated truth.
These enemies were especially annoying by her evidence-backed take on San Francisco.
Stay tuned for her upcoming book entitled “The Screech of the Karen”
— Joe Figueroa (@JoeFigu49836432) October 27, 2023
I wish I could be rich enough to repeat rush Limbaugh talking points in 2023
— Johnny natoseeds (@JohnnyNatoseeds) October 27, 2023
She’s got bills to pay, she might as well tack over to the Right and cash in on that grift
— NotSureAtAll (@OlieUber) October 27, 2023
Lmao she’s gone full Fox News Blonde- I’m shocked she didn’t talk about feces on the street! Come on, Ana, you’re slipping!
— Jerque Cousteau is shadowbanned (@neo_antiquarian) October 27, 2023
Crazy how the more to the right she goes, the more inaccurate she gets. A person who knew the facts, all of a sudden is ignoring the facts, tells me this is a grift. Not gonna lie, this is the biggest disappointment when it comes to someone on the left selling out.
— Almasi Brown (@Aumbomb) October 27, 2023
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