By Judi McLeod
What kind of parents would willingly ‘transition’ their 5-year-old daughter over to a biological boy beginning at the age of 5?
The answer to that probing question is as unfathomable as the deepest part of the Atlantic Ocean in human understanding.
What kind of television network would describe what the parents did to their own child as an act of “extraordinary courage”?
A network that has lost its way
A network that has lost its way after boldly replacing “news” reporting with propaganda as pawns of the devil.
“Fox News stunned its audience Friday after it aired a sympathetic transgender story about a biological girl who had “transitioned” beginning at the age of 5 to become a boy. (NewsMax, June 11, 2022)
“As part of Fox News’s special series called “America Together: LGBTQ+ Pride Month,” Fox correspondent Bryan Llenas featured a Southern California family who decided to help make their female child a transgender boy named Ryland, now 14.
“Ryland’s parents, Jeff and Hillary Whittington, encouraged their biological female child to identify as a male from around the age of 5, with an informal transition.
“Fox reported that a year later – at around 6 years of age – the child had a “coming out” to family, classmates and others.
“Ryland’s mother told Fox even before Ryland could speak she could see in his infant eyes how “painful it was for him to even wear feminine clothes.”
Cut us a break, Fox News!
Cut us a break, Fox News! How many mothers see pain in their baby’s eyes at the prospect of having to “even wear feminine clothes”?
Was the self-serving Fox News looking for a quick fix in bringing in more viewers with its televised tribute to Gay Pride Month, and only taking the easy way out?
A look at the network’s trajectory since last March tells the story:
“In March Fox announced it had hired, Caitlyn Jenner as top political Contributor for the network. (NewsMax)
“Caitlyn, former Olympic athlete and TV star Bruce Jenner, had never been a commentator on politics before she ran for California governor as part of the 2021 recall effort. Jenner received just 1 percent of the recall vote.
“Fox News CEO Suzanne (Scott) heralded the Jenner appointment as part of the network’s LGBTQ+ outreach.
“Caitlyn’s story is an inspiration to us all,” Fox News CEO Suzanne Scott said after announcing Jenner’s hiring, noting the star was “the most famous transgender woman in the world.”
Every element of this Fox News video is propagandistic, dangerous garbage
“She is a trailblazer in the LGBTQ+ community and her illustrious career spans a variety of fields that will be a tremendous asset for our audience.”
With Jenner aboard as a “top political Contributor for the network”, Fox News would have us believe that infants send messages through pain-filled eyes to their parents to get themselves transgendered.
“Shortly after the Fox report aired, conservative commentator Ben Shapiro slammed Fox for airing the pro-transgender segment as a “complete betrayal.” (NewsMax)
“Every element of this [Fox News] video is propagandistic, dangerous garbage,” Shapiro said.
“Likewise, Daily Wire host Michael Knowles knocked Fox News for spotlighting a controversial issue that goes against the beliefs of its Christian viewers.
“Call me old-fashioned, but I prefer when my conservative news outlets don’t encourage parents to trans their little children,” he said.
Fox News Network had transitioned over to the other side
“And Knowles’ colleague at the Daily Wire, Matt Walsh, needed a multi-post twitter thread to express his full disappointment in Fox News:
“The poor kid is 14 now with a permanently altered body, condemned to live forever with an identity imposed as a small child. It is horrifying, evil, and sick. And it is what Fox chose to promote.”
Many stopped tuning in to “propagandistic” Fox News after it became apparent that the network had transitioned over to the other side.
Meanwhile, some of us would take Shapiro and Company more fully to heart if they were not still on the payroll as Fox News contributors just like Fox contributor Bryan Llenas.
The views and opinions expressed in this commentary are those of the author and do not reflect the official position of Citizens Journal