Kyler Murray's Heisman tarnished by hit piece highlighting a tweet — from when he was 14

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Phony self-righteousness. That's why so many Americans can't stand mainstream media. There was another textbook example of this over the weekend aimed at Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray.

On Saturday, Murray, who plays quarterback for the University of Oklahoma, was awarded the Heisman as the best college football player in the country. It was a momentous honor and an unforgettable night for the 21-year-old. But then came Sunday morning's fallout. A hit piece by Scott Gleeson in USA Today. Gleeson's crack reporting dug deep into Kyler Murray's shady past… on Twitter. Gleeson uncovered the absolutely shocking, completely unheard-of truth that fourteen-year-olds say immature things when they're bantering with their friends. It's almost too appalling to imagine – Murray, when he was fourteen and fifteen, tweeted his friends and used an anti-gay slur.

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So then yesterday, Murray had to issue an apology for something he said seven years ago when he was in junior high. Seriously, if the media wants to continue this witch hunt, it will never end because I don't know anyone who doesn't have something stupid and embarrassing lurking in their junior high past.

Now, there's a cautionary tale here about kids using social media. Basically, it's a terrible idea with no upside in the current culture. But setting that aside for a separate debate, who wants their worst moments from when they were teenagers paraded through the media and used as a litmus test for who you are as an adult? It's an insane and dangerous path that the media is treading.

The Leftist media doesn't believe in a person's ability to mature and change over time, unless of course the change is from one sex to another.

The Leftist media doesn't believe in a person's ability to mature and change over time, unless of course the change is from one sex to another. Then it's perfectly acceptable.

This kind of "reporting" is not journalism. It's some kind of virtue-signaling charade, a cruel game of "gotcha," with no actual upside for whatever agenda they're peddling. You know, kind of like something a fourteen-year-old might do.

Megyn Kelly pulled her sons out of the private elementary school they attended after she learned that the boys were asked "weekly" if they were still sure they were boys. But that's not all that this "experimental transgender education program" taught.

Megyn joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to tell the story, which she thought had ended when the school apologized, and to talk about what's next for America as our leaders refuse to promote actual psychological support for our kids and instead "parade" transgenderism as the solution to their problems.

"When [my son] was in third grade, I found out they unleashed a three-week experimental transgender education program on these boys, with really inappropriate videos. The kids were confused. These are 8- and 9-year-olds, Glenn. They have no idea what the school is even talking about with the trans thing. They got really in-depth, with really in-your-face videos — and then parents complained. And the school did something it hasn't done in its 400-year history, which was they apologized. Even they realized they had done wrong," Megyn explained.

"But, then I said to my son a year later, so did they ever round back to the trans thing? Like, whatever happened with it? And he said ... they bring it up every week. ... [They ask] how many people here still feel confident that they're a boy? Do you still feel sure you're a boy?" she continued. "This is not support. This is not nonbullying. This is indoctrination. And it's deeply confusing to the children, and wrong."

Megyn went on to give examples of how she's seen trans ideology turn "support, nonbullying, kindness, friendship, allyship, on its head."

"The absolute surrender of the medical community to this insanity is a scourge on this nation. It's disgusting what is happening with our doctors," she added. "There are people who are legitimately transgender, or who have gender dysphoria. And for those people, we should be supportive and they should get the care that they need. But what we've done instead, is taken everyone who expresses any kind of gender confusion and said, you're trans. You're trans. And we have our psychiatrists doing this."

"It's crazy," Megyn asserted. "The fact that we're doing this so willy-nilly in the name of allyship and support, it's abusive. It's criminal."

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