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Comey Had an Agent Spying On Trump Inside the White House

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The struggle for Democrats to nail President Donald Trump with anything that they could generated no shortage of conspiracies and suspicions. One in particular is that FBI Director James Comey was trying his level best to bring Trump down from the inside.

Now it would appear that these suspicions are true as a report is going to be filed quite shortly showing that Comey was attempting to get dirt on Trump by planting an agent inside the White House to collect information against Trump, according to Real Clear Politics. Comey was apparently doing this while assuring Trump that there was no action being taken against him by the FBI:

Sources tell RealClearInvestigations that Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz will soon file a report with evidence indicating that Comey was misleading the president. Even as he repeatedly assured Trump that he was not a target, the former director was secretly trying to build a conspiracy case against the president, while at times acting as an investigative agent.

Two U.S. officials briefed on the inspector general’s investigation of possible FBI misconduct said Comey was essentially “running a covert operation against” the president, starting with a private “defensive briefing” he gave Trump just weeks before his inauguration. They said Horowitz has examined high-level FBI text messages and other communications indicating Comey was actually conducting a “counterintelligence assessment” of Trump during that January 2017 meeting in New York.

In addition to adding notes of his meetings and phone calls with Trump to the official FBI case file, Comey had an agent inside the White House who reported back to FBI headquarters about Trump and his aides, according to other officials familiar with the matter.

Real Clear noted that the motivations aren’t completely out in the open as to why Comey would do this yet, but Republicans are positive that this was another way that some were attempting to stop the Trump presidency for the same reasons that Peter Strzok was; political motivation.

How deep this rabbit hole goes is anyone’s guess. It’s doubtful Comey was doing this of his own accord and likely would have had co-conspirators in their mission to bring down an entire presidency from the inside. Rest assured that this investigation is going to turn up a lot more in the future.

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On the Apollo 11 Anniversary, Mike Pence Announces: We’re Moving to the Moon, & Next is a New Planet

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1969’s moon landing changed the world. It took the great expanse and made it reachable. It turned the unfathomable into a reality. Since the beginning of humanity, men and women had surely stared wondrously at the mysterious blanket above. How could anyone have believed that, one day, a human being’s feet would make their imprint into that seemingly-forever-away orb?

In an opinion piece for Fox News by Mike Pence Saturday, the Vice President celebrated the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 triumph.

“In that moment,” Mike wrote, “Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins helped our nation win the ‘space race,’ answering the call made by President John F. Kennedy just eight years before to ‘put a man on the moon’ before the decade was out.”

Trump’s righthand man thanked “the courage, grit and determination of the three space pioneers of Apollo 11 – and the hard work of the men and women behind their mission at NASA…”

And he praised the current Commander-in-Chief for continuing the country’s unifying outer-space spirit:

“The crew of Apollo 11 did more than plant a flag and leave a footprint – they brought our world together.

“Unity is the true legacy of Apollo 11 – and we must capture that same unity in our own day by renewing our commitment to American leadership in space.

“Under President Trump, we are doing just that.”

Mr Pence championed the enterprising pursuits of the White House:

“[W]e’ve unleashed American companies that are on the cutting edge of the space industry – developing the rockets, spaceships, and technologies that will take us further into space, faster than ever before.

“And thanks to our administration’s decisive actions, America’s pioneering space companies are creating the American jobs of the future and blazing new trails into the skies above.”

Mike had something big to tell America: We’ll soon be back walking on the moon. And this time, we’re stayin’:

“So to continue the proud tradition established in the Apollo program, and to ensure that our most cherished values prevail in the skies above, President Trump has made it our national policy to return to the moon in the next five years – and this time, we will stay.”

Not only that, but there’ll soon be a lady doing her best Michael Jackson — moonwalking.

And there’s more: Following our moon move, the U.S. is making its way to a little place I like to call Mars:

“The first woman and the next man on the moon will both be American astronauts, launched by American rockets, from American soil. The United States will lead the creation of a base at the moon’s South Pole where astronauts could reside for weeks and months. And from what we learn there, we will become the first nation in the history of mankind to set foot on the red planet of Mars.”

Mike put his most (vice) presidential foot forward. “The tasks before us will involve hardship and hazard, sacrifice and determination,” he noted. “But we shall go forth – not in spite of the difficulties, but because of them.”

He makes the current administration sound downright inspiring — not at all the characterization by the mainstream media, the effects of which can be seen here.

For all you space fans, buckle up: As per our VP, the future’s lookin’ like Duck Dogers.

-ALEX

 

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Georgetown Students Recoil at Trump’s Racist Statement on Immigration – Until They Find Out Obama Said It (Video)

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[Screenshot from CampusReform, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vj9IxVlLRl0]

 

Sometimes people hate what Trump says…until they find out Obama said it.

Same goes for does and did — “kids in cages,” anyone?

Following the President’s recent plan to deport specific illegal immigrants who’ve refused their court order to go home voluntarily, Campus Reform’s Cabot Phillips took a trip to Georgetown University to get the students’ take on a citizenship crackdown.

But there was a bit of the ol’ prank: Cabot used a statement made by Barack instead of Adol — I mean, Donald.

Here’s the liberal icon’s quote:

“We are a nation of laws. Undocumented workers broke our immigration laws, and I believe that they must be held accountable. Especially those who may be dangerous. That’s why over the past six years, deportations of criminals are up 80 percent. And that’s why we’re going to keep focusing on threats to our security.”

Quite the contrast to mayors in NYC and LA — they’ve vowed to fight the federal power (here, here, and here).

When asked, the youngsters at Georgetown responded the way you might expect — they called out the white supremacy, nationalism (which, it should be noted, is not an inherently negative term — it’s the putting first of one’s own country), and xenophobia.

One apt pupil replied, “This was really awful.”

Another, apparently not understanding — perhaps thanks to the media — the meaning of “immigration” (here and here), remarked, “I think that’s a bad decision because, like, the United States should be open to immigrants.”

A particularly stalwart student, after having been presented with the reality, was hit with, “Do you think it’s still a practice of white nationalism to deport criminal illegal aliens?”

Cue the sound of cognitive dissonance:

“I think the way Trump’s doing it is.”

And there ya go.

One guy had, in my view, a level-headed reaction:

“I mean, it just shows the hypocrisy in politics. One person can say something five years ago, and next thing you know, it doesn’t apply to them anymore. And they can now be the morality police for whoever is in charge now.”

Nicely done.

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What are your thoughts? Let us all know in the Comments section.

-ALEX

 

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In True Trump Style, the President Celebrates His Approval Swell by Thanking ‘Vicious Young Socialist Congresswomen’

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A recent poll revealed an increase in Donald Trump’s approval rating.

Subsequently, being the gentleman he is, the President jotted a quick Thank You note Wednesday.

And it went a little somethin’ like this:

“New Poll: The Rasmussen Poll, one of the most accurate in predicting the 2016 election, has just announced that ‘Trump’ numbers have recently gone up by four points, to 50%. Thank you to the vicious young Socialist Congresswomen.”

He signed it thusly:

“America will never buy your act. #MAGA2020.”

This, of course, was just the latest entry in a battle between Trump and the Fab Four: Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley, and professional cowfart fighter Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, which began with a skirmish between the freshman crew and old-timer Nancy Pelosi. Nance socked it to the newbies and doubled down — ’cause “regrets is something [she doesn’t] do” (here).

As I covered on the 12th, Trump jumped in the ring in the midst of that one:

“I deal with Nancy Pelosi a lot and we go back and forth and it’s fine, but I think that a group of people is being very disrespectful to her.

“[Alexandria] should treat Nancy Pelosi with respect. She should not be doing what she’s doing.”

“[I]’ll tell you something about Nancy Pelosi that you know better than I do: She is not a racist, okay? She is not a racist. For them to call her a racist is a disgrace.”

It grew in intensity from there, with The Donald eventually tellin’ ’em to go back from whence they came — and some believe his rake was a genius move (here).

Whatever the case, the move wasn’t done.

Hence, “vicious young socialist congresswomen.”

His “go home” antics resulted in a passed House resolution condemning remarks deemed as “racist”…by the very damsel he was swooping in to save:

“These comments from the White House are disgraceful and disgusting and the comments are racist. Every single member of this institution, Democratic and Republican, should join us in condemning the president’s racist tweets. To do anything less would be a shocking rejection of our values and a shameful abdication of our oath of office to protect the American people.”

But does Trump care? Something tells me that’s a big fat No. The resolution is pomp. And he’s pompous. He’s gonna do and say as he believes.

Particularly toward the vicious, the socialist, and the congressional.

-ALEX

 

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Ilhan Omar Releases a Bizarre Video About Patriotism – Which She Never Pronounces. What Was Going On?

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[Screenshot from Ilhan Omar on Twitter, https://twitter.com/IlhanMN/status/1151217500480315394]

 

You’re most likely familiar with the brouhaha over Trump’s tweets to freshmen left-wing congresswomen about going back to whence they came if they don’t love America.

The Commander-in-Chief’s Twitter posts were met with derision by many Democrats and some Republicans.

The great Michael Medved had this to say:

Others thought the move was ingenious — see here.

Perhaps in response to Trump’s derision, Ilhan Omar released a video Wednesday on what it means to be patriotic.

My response to the mini-movie is: Huh??

It’s a mess.

I’m not sure of Ilhan’s purpose or point. It’s as if she took some very strong cough medicine and decided to wax philosophic while drifting into a cerebral stupor.

Here are some of the contents of the bizarre post:

“[I]t is really important for people to stay vigilant and understand that patriotism (pronounced, oddly, as ‘patiorism’)
isn’t fully believing in a particular administration.”

Who has ever suggested that’s the definition of patriotism?

Furthermore:

“True patriotism (pronounced, this time, as ‘patriism’) is about fighting for your country and its dignity and making sure that the citizens and the Constitution of the country is protected and uplifted.”

Then there was this headscratcher:

“Once we believe and protect a particular head of a country, then we lose sight of everything. And that is the biggest sign of trouble to come.”

If we believe a leader, we “lose sight of everything”? What in the world is she talking about? By her own rules here, we should then disbelieve her; otherwise, sight = lost.

And I can think of a lot bigger signs of “trouble to come.”

There was also this out-of-left-field idea:

“[M]y fear right now, and my biggest worry, is when I see people who say, ‘You can’t say anything about the president’.”

No one is saying that.

But:

“[I]n a country that lives by a Constitution that protects the right to free speech, you should be able to criticize your president.”

Uhhh…

“You should be able to expect more without fear.”

Was it Tylenol PM?

She also tried to clear up some “confusion,” which has never existed. Figure this one out:

“[I] hope this particular confusion that a lot of Americans are having — about where their allegiance should be — they need to remember that their allegiance is to the Constitution. Their allegiance is to their country.”

So there ya have it — tons of Americans are sittin’ around, sayin’, “Hey, wait a minute! Where’s my allegiance supposed to be again? I’m dumb as &$%@! and need to find a video…”

She makes it easy for ’em:

“Their allegiance is to its society, and it isn’t about the particular person that is the head of the country.”



As for the notion that one’s allegiance should be to the country, Ilhan might wanna address her own Minnesota district: It’s the #1 terrorist recruitment area in America (here).

As for speech, here’s something:

Ilhan’s video is a mystery. And it’s not encouraging — to say the least — that such a clip can be the product of an adult elected to make our laws.

What do you think? I look forward to your analysis in the Comments section.

-ALEX

 

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Some Have Winced at Trump’s Recent Democrat-Degrading Tweets. But Was it Actually a Genius Move?

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There’s a particular tiny herd animal about which, if two of the cute little critters aren’t not getting along upon first meeting, standing them in just a tiny bit of harmless water — the conventional wisdom goes — will cause them unite. When faced with adversity, the foes will bond in order to form a stronger defense.

The same can happen, it may be assumed, with Democrats.

Recently, we’ve seen striking infighting across the aisle — Mama Bird Nancy stuck it to Baby Bird AOC, and a bunch of feathers flew.

During the melee, as RedState’s Bonchie put it, The Donald “[stripped] naked and [ran] onto the battlefield.”

Rather than let them continue to destroy themselves, Trump interrupted with his own pecking, turning their attention — and the audience’s — toward him.

A number of Republicans gave him an A for…well, just pick your A word for “not good.”

But could it have been smarter than perceived?

Some think so — perhaps he was making a genius move to make the Dems define themselves by the most extreme among them:

Interesting idea.

Consider Rush Limbaugh’s Monday statements on the matter:

“I think Trump sees this rift developing between Pelosi and the Democrat leadership and these new communists on the left led by Cortez, and I think he wants them back together again. I think Trump wants the Democrat Party to become known as the Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Green New Deal socialism party. I think he wants to hang that label around all of them, and for that to happen they have to be unified.”

So the President galvanizes toward the goofy a party intent upon taking him out in 2020. And at a time, no less, when a poll indicates that swing voters are down on the socialist squad of new left-wing representatives.

It’s an eyebrow-raiser.

Is it accurate?

Let us know what you think in the Comments section. Trump over the last week: fumbler of the football or touchdown-running titan?

-ALEX

 

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Confirmed: The ‘Trump Is Delaying the Harriet Tubman Bill Because Racism’ Narrative Was Totally Bogus

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Remember the controversy stirred up by the New York Times last month about how the Trump administration was deliberately delaying the rollout of the Harriet Tubman $20 bill because racism? As it turns out, the report was bogus all along, according to officials from President Obama’s administration.

Fox News reports:

After Democrat lawmakers and commentators spent months hammering the Trump administration for supposedly delaying the release of a $20 bill featuring abolitionist Harriet Tubman, several officials appointed by President Barack Obama have reportedly admitted that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has followed the Obama timeline for producing the new currency.

The Obama administration said [in] 2016 that it wanted to remove Andrew Jackson from the $20 bill and replace him with Tubman, who helped free slaves through the Underground Railroad, and that the bills would be ready in 2020. But a current “high-ranking government official” appointed by Obama, as well as a former official, confirmed to The Washington Post that the Tubman bill had “had “always been scheduled for release toward the end of the next decade.”

Obama Treasury Secretary Jack Lew’s 2016 claims that a “final concept design” of the bill would be released in 2020 were viewed with skepticism internally, according to the report. Larry R. Felix, the director of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing from 2006 to 2015, told The Post that too much security work needed to be done to realistically release the bill in 2020.

“Those announcements were not grounded in reality,” Felix said. “The U.S. had not at the time acquired the security features to redesign and protect the notes.”

Trump’s Treasury Dept. pushed back on the reports in June, noting the reasons for the delay in the rollout of the bill:

BEP Director Len Olijar, an Obama appointee, also issued a statement at the time which read, in part:

“As technology has evolved, banknote production has vastly changed over the last three decades. The next family of notes require new, overt and covert security features for the public, the banknote equipment manufacturers, and the central bank, to keep our currency safe and secure. Security features also need to work in mass production. A design can change during testing. The overwhelming success of the redesigned $100 in thwarting counterfeiting, is greatly due to the effectiveness of the blue security thread which is a public feature (and which a design was integrated around afterwards). That development alone of that security feature took approximately 10 years to finalize.

“Moreover, BEP was never going to unveil a note design in 2020. To keep our currency safe and secure, it is unwise to give counterfeiters a look at a potential future note far in advance of a note going into circulation. Additionally, if the concept of a note that was made public by the government were to change during that lengthy amount of time, it would create confusion in the global marketplace, further aiding counterfeiters.”

But those explanations were not good enough for The Usual Suspects like the frauds at the Southern Poverty Law Center, who blasted off about how the delay in the Tubman bill equated to more “racism” and “misogyny” from Trump, etc etc.

Will they walk back those false narratives now that news outlets they find reliable (like the Washington Post) and numerous officials from the Obama administration are confirming the Tubman bill was always going to be delayed? Don’t count on it.

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AOC vs. Trump – Who Ya Got?! The Socialist Tries to Sock It to the Pres After His ‘Go Back to Your Country’ Harangue

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., makes an objection to a Republican argument as the House Oversight and Reform Committee considers whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt for failing to turn over subpoenaed documents related to the Trump administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 12, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

 

 

Hasn’t the world of politics been entertaining lately? Have you kept your popcorn handy? I also recommend wrapping some Doritos in lunch meat — it’s a nice DIY combo.

As you’re enjoying your snacks, I’ve got a bit more entertainment to toss your way.

That’s right — there’s more fighting to be viewed from your cozy seat.

The contenders? In one corner: She wants to control all products and means of production, which makes her the ruler and you the ruled…I give you 29-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. And facing her today is the Big Man himself, billionaire rap icon (here and here) Donald J. Trump.

On Sunday, the D man tweeted the following:

“So interesting to see ‘Progressive’ Democrat Congresswomen, who originally came from countries whose governments are a complete and total catastrophe, the worst, most corrupt and inept anywhere in the world (if they even have a functioning government at all), now loudly and viciously telling the people of the United States, the greatest and most powerful Nation on earth, how our government is to be run. Why don’t they go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came. Then come back and show us how it is done. These places need your help badly, you can’t leave fast enough. I’m sure that Nancy Pelosi would be very happy to quickly work out free travel arrangements!”

Yep — Trump was feelin’ reeeal tweety.

And, as Yahoo News was quick to point out:

The nativist rhetoric, “go back to your country,” is often used in racist, xenophobic and Islamophobic attacks, including a recent hate crime in New York City last week in which a Hispanic woman was attacked and told, “You’re here taking jobs from Americans.”

Alexandria — who seems downright psyched about the notion of words endlessly firing from her mouth — snapped back.

Here she goes. Give ‘er room, folks:

“Mr. President, the country I ‘come from,’ & the country we all swear to, is the United States. But given how you’ve destroyed our border with inhumane camps, all at a benefit to you & the corps who profit off them, you are absolutely right about the corruption laid at your feet. You are angry because you don’t believe in an America where I represent New York 14, where the good people of Minnesota elected @IlhanMN, where @RashidaTlaib fights for Michigan families, where @AyannaPressley champions little girls in Boston.”

And that isn’t all he’s angry about, apparently. He’s also mad that America believes everyone has a right to healthcare:

“You are angry because you can’t conceive of an America that includes us. You rely on a frightened America for your plunder. You won’t accept a nation that sees healthcare as a right or education as a #1 priority, especially where we’re the ones fighting for it. Yet here we are.”

AOC can never be accused of acting as if anyone knows more than she. Experience, schmexperience. Age is arbitrary (here), and cow farts are the devil (here).

As for Trump’s “plunder,” what is his violent and dishonest acquisition of property as president?

Not sure, but she ain’t skeered:

“But you know what’s the rub of it all, Mr. President? On top of not accepting an America that elected us, you cannot accept that we don’t fear you, either. You can’t accept that we will call your bluff & offer a positive vision for this country. And that’s what makes you seethe.”

Her “positive vision” is for her as Congresswoman — a position not encumbered by term limits — to take away all choice of options and price comparison, via a little thing the Nazis liked to called “socialism.”

Will she succeed? Only time will tell. As for now, the Twitterfights continue. And the cacophony of derision coming from Washington is sure to increase as we all march toward 2020 insanity. Stay tuned, keep Orville Redenbacher close, and prepare for a whole lot more of the Greatest Show on Earth.

Or the goofiest.

-ALEX

 

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Video: Lindsey Graham 2.0 Responds to Outrage Over Trump’s Tweets With Some Sage Advice

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Last Friday, I wrote about an interview Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) did on Fox News in which he gave President Trump some advice on how to handle the public infighting and squabbles between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY). During the interview segment, Graham said:

Literally. Mr. President if you’re watching tonight, just enjoy this. Be quiet.

Well, the President wasn’t quiet and the result was a series of tweets he wrote this weekend that have led to outrage across the political spectrum.

Monday morning on an episode of “Fox and Friends”, Graham did not condemn Trump’s tweets but did offer him some more sage advice (transcribed)

“We all know that AOC and this crowd are a bunch of communists. They hate Israel, they hate our own country. They’re calling guards along our border — the Border Patrol agents — concentration camp guards. They accuse people who support Israel of doing it for ‘the Benjamins.’ They’re anti-Semitic. They’re anti-America. Don’t get down. Aim higher. We don’t need to know anything about them personally. Talk about their policies.”

There was some crosstalk where it sounded like Graham was asked if he found the tweets negative. Here’s what Graham said in response (transcribed):

“I think they’re American citizens who are duly elected that are running on an agenda that is disgusting, that the American people will reject. Talk about what it means for America to have free healthcare for illegal immigrants, and no criminalization of coming into the country — see how that works for controlling immigration.

Their ideas, they’re anti-Semitic. They talk about the Israeli state as if they’re a bunch of thugs, not victims of the entire region. They wanted to impeach Trump on day one. They are socialist, they’re anti-Semitic, they stand for all the things that most Americans disagree with. Make them the face of the future Democratic Party and you will destroy the Democratic Party.”

Watch video of Graham’s remarks below:

Sounds like the President was listening. Trump tweeted a partial transcript of Graham’s remarks on his Twitter feed earlier today.

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#Journalism: After “Racist” Trump Tweets, Brian Stelter Brags About CNN’s (Inconsistent) Labeling Standards

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The hot takes are flying after incendiary tweets President Trump posted over the weekend about the Queenie Quartet of Democratic Reps. AOC, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Ayanna Pressley, which many on the left, some on the right, and some in the mainstream media have characterized as “xenophobic” and “racist.”

For the back story, Red State‘s Bonchie and Mike Ford had two entirely different takes on Trump’s tweets, which you can read here and here.

It’s the day after now, and CNN‘s Brian Stelter has done an “analysis” of sorts on the media’s coverage of Trump’s tweets. In his newsletter this morning, he bragged about how CNN definitively labeled the tweets in question “racist” and chided other news outlets for the unpardonable sin of allowing readers to draw their own conclusions:

Trump’s racist tweetstorm

President Trump launched a bigoted attack against four minority congresswomen on Sunday morning. His tweets were straight up racist. Did the news media accurately describe it that way?

By and large, no, most major news outlets did not do that. Reporters and anchors took the story seriously but largely leaned on “critics,” primarily Democrats, and cited their accusations of racism. The significance of Trump’s words risked being lost in a partisan fog.

He said/she said is a tried and true journalistic technique, of course, but it is insufficient at a time like this. If telling Democratic congresswomen to “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came” isn’t racist, what is?

There were some exceptions — CNN chief among the news outlets — that called out this example of racism emanating from the highest office in the land in an authoritative, institutional voice. CNN’s banners and headlines said “racist rant” and “racist attacks.”

The headline for CNN‘s primary piece on the tweets was: Trump tweets racist attacks at progressive Democratic congresswomen.

The piece published at CNN this morning by Stelter analyzing the story is basically a reposting of all the “points” he made in his newsletter.

Stelter’s nauseating backpatting of himself and his network would be far more impressive if he and the CNN team applied the same standards to Rep. Ilhan Omar‘s and Rep. Rashida Tlaib‘s unquestionably anti-Semitic remarks that they do to offensive comments made by President Trump.

But they don’t.

Take, for example, this piece from early February, where CNN took great pains to carefully explain why Omar and Tlaib say and do the anti-Semitic things they do:

Omar along with Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, the first two Muslim women to serve in Congress, are indeed changing the conversation on Capitol Hill over the United States’ long-standing relationship with Israel by speaking out critically against the Israeli government over its treatment of Palestinians.

As they challenge the political status quo over Israel in Washington, Omar and Tlaib are facing intense scrutiny and criticism, in particular from Republicans eager to exploit divisions in the Democratic Party.

Got that? Omar’s and Tlaib’s anti-Semitic remarks are “indeed changing the conversation” and “challenging the political status quo” on our country’s relationship with Israel, but not in the way that CNN portrays it (the whole piece was like that, by the way).

Here’s another piece from around the same time:

Freshman Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota publicly apologized Monday after she faced backlash for tweets condemned by both sides of the aisle as anti-Semitic.

[…]

Omar’s statement came on the heels of one from House Democratic leadership calling on Omar to apologize for comments they said included “anti-Semitic tropes.”

Note the qualifiers there. “Condemned by both sides of the aisle as anti-Semitic” – but not definitively declared as “anti-Semitic” by CNN. “They said included ‘anti-Semitic tropes’” – but CNN did not characterize them as “anti-Semitic tropes.”

Stelter noted in his Monday newsletter that “he said/she said is a tried and true journalistic technique, of course, but it is insufficient at a time like this” – yet he found the technique sufficient at a time when Omar and Tlaib were spouting off anti-Semitic tropes with regularity, endorsing anti-Semitic movements, and associating with anti-Semitic figures without apology.

If Stelter were an authentic man of his craft, he’d call out his own network’s duplicitous nature when it comes to using qualifiers to describe controversial comments and demand consistent standards across the board. But he’s not.

Stelter’s media firefighter “standards” are designed only to motivate his fellow journalists to move even further to the left in terms of their coverage and commentary of Trump and Republicans. He does not do this out of any sincere altruistic desire to see the national media earn back any of the credibility and respect they’ve lost over the last several years.

Nice try, Mr. Stelter. But some of us see right through you.

Related –>> Andy Ngo to CNN: Why Won’t You Publish Graphic Photos of Terrorist Victims Like You Did the Rio Grande Migrants?

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