WATCH: Andrew Klavan Reveals The Left's Biggest Problem

Why is the Left so much better at creating narratives and propaganda than the Right? Andrew Klavan looks closer at the issue on Thursday's episode of "The Andrew Klavan Show" and found that the reason they're so good at creating propaganda for their cause also feeds into their greatest flaw.

“They think the world is taking place in their imagination, and they actually have a theory that fictions are what govern the world, and if you can just get control of the narrative you will change reality,” Klavan said. “They really do have this theory, and they write about it all the time. They don't understand that reality remains exactly the same no matter what you say about it, and you can control people's minds with a narrative but ultimately reality comes and bites you back on the backside.”

For example, Klavan talks about the recent raid in New Mexico, mentioning that part of the story is purposefully being left out by left-leaning media outlets.

“It was an Islamist compound, and that's why they're burying it, it took them days to mention it. Even when they do mention it they mention it deep in the story – by the end of the story you can deduce that it was an Islamist compound – but they just leave it out because if they don't tell the story the reality won't exist,” Klavan said. “That is the major flaw on the left, that is their problem on the left, their problem is reality.”

Video and transcript below:

A lot of times when I give speeches, I talk about the fact that conservatives don't understand the arts, and I talk about the fact that we believe in facts and that makes us very suspicious of the imagination. Because of that we don't participate in the arts, we get stuck pointing at charts and showing the numbers and all that stuff, while the left makes these brilliant propaganda films, and we pay them to be propagandized. We pay them to turn James Bond into a pro-socialist – James Bond spent his whole life fighting the Communists and now suddenly in the later movies he becomes pro-socialist because they're selling this propaganda. "Avatar", one of the most popular, successful films of all time – pure left-wing propaganda. They make us pay to see their point of view, they're really good at it.

The biggest problem the left has is opposite to our biggest problem. We don't understand that conservative culture doesn't look like conservative life. I always talk about "The Sopranos" and what a conservative show it is, but it doesn't look like conservative life. It's about crime, it's got nudity, it's got cursing, but it's a conservative show. So we don't understand that conservative culture doesn't look like conservative life. The left has the opposite problem, they don't understand that life doesn't look like left-wing culture. They think the world is taking place in their imagination, and they actually have a theory that fictions are what govern the world, and if you can just get control of the narrative you will change reality. They really do have this theory, and they write about it all the time. They don't understand that reality remains exactly the same no matter what you say about it, and you can control people's minds with a narrative but ultimately reality comes and bites you back on the backside.

The funny thing about this is, I think a lot of us on the right don't understand how traumatized the left is. They're not just traumatized by the defeat of Hillary Clinton, though they are traumatized by that because in their imagination she was already queen, she was already the queen of the country and they don't even know that we don't have a queen, they thought she was just gonna fill that role. But they are traumatized by the fact that they created Barack Obama in their imagination as a savior, they sold him to us as a savior, they told us that this is it, if you don't like this man the only possible reason must be because you're racist, that's the only possible reason. And he failed, he failed. He did a bad job with the economy, he did a bad job with the Middle East, he did a bad job around the world, the only thing he did was "save" us from global warming with a treaty that means absolutely nothing. That was Obama – he did things in his imagination – like "oh yes, now we're saved from global warming, the oceans will recede and won't take over Palm Springs." It was all imagination, and they are being traumatized by the fact that reality hasn't changed, reality stuck to the gods of the copybook heading, it's stuck to the old rules no matter what Obama did, and Obama failed, he was a failed president, it was a failed presidency. The only thing that saved him from absolute failure was the economic crash, which should have had a great big recovery and had a little recovery because of Obama – but at least it was a recovery, so that saved him from being an utter failure. But all his policies failed, and now they're all gone.

...Because they live in their imaginations, because they think that if they don't tell us stuff, if they lie, reality itself will change. I want to end this this with just talking about what I think is the biggest news story, or should be the biggest news story of the day, just for its pure sensationalism. The police on Friday raided a compound in New Mexico because they were looking for a missing kid, and they had gotten notes that this kid was in this compound. They raided this compound in New Mexico, found starving children who were being trained to commit school shootings. Is that not a big story? Here is CBS's report when they filed the court documents on this, I'll just give you the first minute, but trust me, it continues this way for two and a half minutes. See if you could find the missing word in this story, and once you find the missing word you will know why this story is not being reported in a big way.

Omar Villafranca of CBS: "Handcuffed and in a jumpsuit, Siraj Wahhaj made his first court appearance this afternoon in New Mexico. Wahhaj was charged with 11 counts of child abuse. The court documents show he may have been planning something more sinister. A foster parent of one of the children alerted investigators that Wahhaj had trained a child in the use of an assault rifle in preparation for future school shootings. Prosecutors revealed the information to make the case he should not be given bail. Wahhaj, another man and three women were arrested when deputies raided the complex last week."

Find the missing word? Yeah, it's "Islam." It was an Islamist compound, and that's why they're burying it, it took them days to mention it. Even when they do mention it they mention it deep in the story – by the end of the story you can deduce that it was an Islamist compound – but they just leave it out because if they don't tell the story the reality won't exist. That is the major flaw on the left, that is their problem on the left, their problem is reality.

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