A left wing conspiracy theory website that spent considerable time and effort smearing President Donald J. Trump’s father, Fred, is now upset at those criticizing the openly Marxist father of presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg.
“Evidently the father’s sins are to be passed down automatically to the offspring,” said The Daily Beast said in an opinion piece called “The Grotesque Red-Baiting of Mayor Pete Buttigieg.”
The author took offense to a news story published by The Washington Examiner, which noted that Buttigieg’s father, Joseph, was Marxist professor who “lauded the communist manifesto.” The attack on Joseph did not sit well with the op-ed writer over at The Daily Beast.
“Only in the time of Trumpist demagoguery, it seems, are self-proclaimed conservatives and Trump supporters ready and willing to go back in time to the most foolish and inane attacks from a sordid era in our nation’s past,” the author proclaimed.
Except the site did the exact same thing to Trump and his father in March of 2016. Not only is this trend tried and true, but The Daily Beast gladly took part in it during the good old days during the Trump campaign.
“Fred Trump had at one point been charged with seeking to overcharge veterans for subsidized housing,” the left wing rag reported. “He also had been the subject of front-page allegations that he had run up millions in overcharges in a government-funded project. He had denied it all and had not been criminally charged. Now he would show them all with Trump’s triumph by the sea.”
Those remarks about Trump’s father came in the context of a piece which accused Fred Trump of trying to “kill Coney Island,” published as a hit on Trump during his presidential campaign.
There was no hand-wringing about whether attacks on the father of a presidential candidate were in bounds from The Daily Beast back in those days. After all, they had a job to do – smear Trump into oblivion and derail his campaign.
Per usual for the leftist corporate media, they failed. Now they want to change the rules.
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CRINGE: CNN State Media Opines of “Joe Biden’s Arms Embracing America”
CNN daytime host David Chalian spoke of Joe Biden in worshipful terms in a Tuesday segment, claiming that a display of lights intended to memorialize COVID casualties represented the 78-year old President-elect embracing the United States in his arms.
Chalian claimed that President Trump was disgraced, ignoring the fact that polls with a track record of accuracy in the 2020 election reveal the outgoing President’s approval rating is over 50%.
“Those lights that are just shooting out from the Lincoln Memorial… It’s almost like extensions of Joe Biden’s arms embracing America. It’s a moment where the new President came to town and convened the country in this moment of remembrance, outstretching his arms.”
Is this the incoming President, or Chalian’s father? North Korean state propaganda would be jealous.
Joe Biden has opted for the light display in the absence of an inauguration crowd, with the incoming President eschewing a traditional inauguration on account of coronavirus concerns. It’s expected that Biden will speak of ‘unity’ in his Wednesday address, but such a goal is more easily attained through action than through words.
CNN is poised to take on the role of a state propaganda outlet, carrying water for the neoliberal establishment and the globalist elite. Figures within the mainstream media organization expect its ratings and audience to crumble and decline, no longer possessing a captivated liberal audience eager for content targeting President Trump with predictable hitpieces.
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