Conservatism Inc. Shill Bethany Mandel Humiliates Herself When Asked to Define 'Wokeness'

Chris Menahan
Mar. 17, 2023

Bethany Mandel, a "conservative thought leader" pushed on the public by the controlled media and the shills at Fox News, humiliated herself before the entire world this week after being asked by a libtard to define "wokeness."

Despite opposing wokeness being Mandel's whole schtick, she struggled to come up with a definition for the term.

From HuffPo, "Conservative Pundit Can't Define 'Woke' During Interview About Her Book On Wokeness":
Conservative commentator Bethany Mandel co-authored a whole book on the “current woke indoctrination” supposedly going on around the country. But when asked to define the term at the very center of it, she flopped.

Mandel struggled for half a minute to come up with an answer to what “woke” means during an appearance Tuesday on “Rising,” a web series produced by The Hill.

“This is going to be one of those moments that goes viral,” she predicted, accurately.

In the end, the author of “Stolen Youth: How Radicals Are Erasing Innocence and Indoctrinating a Generation” — released earlier this month — offered that “woke is something that’s very hard to define,” and said it had to do with reorganizing society “to create hierarchies of oppression.”

“It’s hard to explain in a 15-second sound bite,” she said with an apology.

“Rising” host Briahna Joy Gray responded, “Take your time.”

But Mandel was then rescued by the program’s conservative co-host, Robby Soave, who stepped in to say, “It’s definitely something that you know what it is when you see it.”
Wokeness at its core is simply anti-white hatred. Whites are evil oppressors and are inherently bad and everything they produce is therefore bad and a product of oppression.

As wokeness pioneer Ashleigh Shackleford explained bluntly many years ago, "All white people are racist... You're always going to be racist... Y'all are born into a life to not be human and that's what y'all are taught to do -- to be demons."

The view is held not only by the left but by many of the controlled opposition leaders on the right, such as former Daily Wire editor Josh Hammer, who is now an editor at Newsweek.

None of these controlled opposition leaders actually care about fighting anti-white "wokeness" because they fundamentally agree with the core sentiment.

Josh Hammer published an article from Bethany Mandel in Newsweek on Friday lamenting how her "humiliation went viral."

Mandel claimed she was a victim of anti-natal prejudice because she has six children and "heard one of the [Rising] hosts speaking about parents in what I perceived to be a negative way" before they went on air.

From Newsweek, "I Was Asked to Define Woke. My Humiliation Went Viral":
Throughout the entire interview I felt a panic attack growing, but just tried to get through the duration of the appearance without an incident. As we talked, I was stammering and trying not to set traps for myself. I did not want to open up questions about my own personal life.

Finally, I was left speechless at one question—the basic definition of the word "woke."

It was a fair question; after all, it's the centerpiece of my book's premise. But by that point, the panic attack had arrived and I was rendered speechless. Eventually, I sputtered out what I thought was a decent definition of the word, but by then it was too late.

I knew the momentary brain freeze would go viral, and I was right. The clip has been viewed millions of times, and a dozen articles have been written about the most humiliating seconds of my life.

As soon as we hung up, I broke into a sob. My husband and kids immediately surrounded me. I'm not usually a crier. In fact, the last time I got a bit tearful was two months ago towards the end of my home birth, during the worst stage of labor called transition.

Watching me cry and panic was not a sight my kids were used to seeing, yet for the next day, they saw it a few more times. For the next day, I visibly struggled emotionally. But I also kept plugging on with more appearances on radio and podcasts, albeit without the confidence I normally exhibit and enjoy.

Though I've become more self-conscious of my pauses, I haven't stopped working to promote a book I spent a year and a half researching, writing, and editing. I'm proud of that work and our final product, and won't let a short period of anxiety detract from it or define it, or me.

My kids are all home with me on a regular basis and have had a front row seat for this show, my lowest and most frustrating professional experience to date. But I'm glad they were.

On Wednesday morning, as the clip was going increasingly viral, I felt compelled to sit my older kids down and be honest with them. I told them I was on edge, and that daddy was working from home in order to help me juggle, but also to be emotionally supportive.

I told them a lot of people were sending me unkind messages and comments, and that I would do my best to not let my feelings affect my mood, but that it might, and if it did, that I'm sorry. Saying this out loud made me more conscious of trying to keep that promise.

I wouldn't have planned this experience, but it was a valuable one for my older children. They saw their mother fail, and they saw her get back on the horse. They saw their mother humiliated, but they also saw my confidence in myself remain intact.

They are also watching me try to win back my confidence on camera, working hard not to let one moment give me permanent stage fright. They saw what an emotionally healthy marriage is: My husband silently taking on the tasks that I usually do to give me a break. They saw him give me pep talks and hugs when I needed them, and they saw him joke with me as I moved on enough to be able to laugh at my own misfortune.

We homeschool our kids, and a lot of the time that looks like math or phonics lessons. But sometimes it looks like this; real life lessons in resilience, humility, and perseverance.
What a load of crap. Humility would be focusing on raising your children rather than working to subvert the right.

Just a few years ago, Mandel was in the media for talking about how she bought a gun to "protect herself from anti-Semitic Donald Trump supporters."

Now she's fighting to lead the right and pick our president!

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