All of the hot takes by the mainstream press on President Donald J. Trump’s dinner for NCAA football champion Clemson have been bad. But once again, far left rag Vox takes the cake, so to speak.
Trump paid about $3,000 out-of-pocket to serve McDonald’s, Wendy’s, and Dominoes Pizza to the national champs in a ceremonial celebration of their title win while federal government employees are furloughed due to the Democrats’ support of illegal aliens. It was American food. Not the highest of quality, but what college kid wants to eat roast duck with a French pâté, or some other fancy nonsense anyway? And who cares? Trump did a good thing – something that he did not have to do. That should be the headline here. He could have cancelled the celebration completely. Naturally, the press went into seek-and-destroy mode, because only literally Hitler would serve burgers to college kids.
“People are calling Trump’s McDonald’s and Wendy’s meal for the Clemson Tigers racist and classist,” the site said in the hottest of hot takes.
Those “people” that Vox was referring to were mostly the staff writers at Vox. The only person Vox cited as actually saying that the meal was “racist” or “classist” was a random guy on Twitter with 11 followers.
“’That’s the food… they like best’ struggled today with whether this was classist/racist or just a thoughtless excuse for trump to eat fast food. Doesn’t matter… these young men are at the WHITE HOUSE n deserve a world class meal (preferably w veggies from michelle’s garden),” said Twitter titan @the_still_water.
“That’s the food… they like best” struggled today with whether this was classist/racist or just a thoughtless excuse for trump to eat fast food. Doesn’t matter… these young men are at the WHITE HOUSE n deserve a world class meal (preferably w veggies from michelle’s garden)
— intensive purposes (@the_still_water) January 15, 2019
In case you, the ordinary American, were wondering whether to take Vox seriously as a news organization, hopefully this story, which is a perfect metaphor for the rest of their “hard-hitting journalism,” will help you decide.
If a media organization can craft a story around the opinion of one anonymous Twitter user, then journalism truly is dead. I could likely find a Tweet claiming that Trump is a space alien beamed down to earth to destroy the planet so the human population can be transported to planet Xerton for the purpose of re-population. I wouldn’t write a news story claiming that that’s what “some people are saying,” because that would be foolish. Perhaps the editorial standards at Vox are a bit less stringent.
The leftist press lives by one mantra: “Whatever it takes to bash Trump.”
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Fake News Hacks Re-Tool ‘Russian Collusion’ Hoax to Smear Both President Trump and Bernie Sanders
The establishment desperately wants to suppress populism.
The evil Russian bogeyman is back again, following likely deep state leaks indicating that Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to support President Donald Trump as well as Democrat presidential front-runner Bernie Sanders in 2020.
The Washington Post reported today that Sanders has been briefed about how the evil Rooskies are supporting him:
U.S. officials have told Sen. Bernie Sanders that Russia is attempting to help his presidential campaign as part of an effort to interfere with the Democratic contest, according to people familiar with the matter.
“I don’t care, frankly, who Putin wants to be president,” Sanders said in a statement to The Washington Post. “My message to Putin is clear: Stay out of American elections, and as president I will make sure that you do.”
… Also this week, a senior U.S. intelligence official said Russia had “developed a preference” for Trump in the 2020 campaign — an assessment that infuriated the president. Trump lambasted his acting intelligence director, Joseph Maguire, and DNI staff for sharing that information with lawmakers, believing that Democrats would use it to hurt Trump in the election.
Considering Trump will be the Republican nominee for president and Sanders is the front-runner to win the Democrat nomination to face him, it is hard to conceive how Putin could help both men win office. But that hasn’t stopped the fake news from pushing the hysterics yet again, as they work to foment neo-McCarthyism.
Media: Jim @Acosta to @wolfblitzer: "A source present for this briefing … said the information relayed to lawmakers made it clear #Russia has already begun interfering in the 2020 election … Asked whether the information presented was alarming,' the source said, 'Very.'" pic.twitter.com/CFmcjI9d2w
— Porter Anderson (@Porter_Anderson) February 21, 2020
So Russia wants a race between Sanders and Trump. They probably want Tulsi Gabbard as Bernie’s running mate. And no question they will help Moscow Mitch get re-elected. What a monumental mess Trump has made of America! He will let this happen. Putin’s USA. https://t.co/WiNtTOYK4T
— John Dean (@JohnWDean) February 21, 2020
So @BernieSanders was told by U.S. government officials that Russia has been working to help him win the Democratic primary, and he said NOTHING publicly??? This is OUTRAGEOUS! How is it any different than what Trump has done?? 😠
— Jon Cooper 🇺🇸 (@joncoopertweets) February 21, 2020
This should not be a surprise to anyone, is consistent with their enduring strategy & mirrors the analysis of @FPRI #FIE2020 team “Bernie Sanders briefed by U.S. officials that Russia is trying to help his presidential campaign” https://t.co/eO0DocweEE
— Clint Watts (@selectedwisdom) February 21, 2020
.@BernieSanders says he was briefed by federal officials one month ago that Russia was boosting his campaign.
Why did he never tell the American people? pic.twitter.com/xqG7aDWRmk
— Christopher J. Hale (@chrisjollyhale) February 21, 2020
As I reported in 2016, Russian state media had two candidates they were rooting for: Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders. They were the candidates that, in the Kremlin's view, would 1) create the most chaos in the establishment, thereby weakening the U.S., 2) be friendlier to Russia.
— Julia Ioffe (@juliaioffe) February 21, 2020
And why didn’t Bernie Sanders tell us a month ago that Russia was trying to help his campaign? Did we not have a right to know this?
Or to know about his heart attack?
Or to see his medical records?
Or to see his tax returns that he hid for four years?
See a trend? https://t.co/zmLVrvKnc4
— John Aravosis🇺🇸 (@aravosis) February 21, 2020
Meanwhile, President Donald Trump refuses to play ball with the fake news media and justify their phony concerns about the Russians.
“I was told a week ago — they said, ‘you know they’re trying to start a rumor,'” Trump said at a “Keep America Great” rally in Las Vegas on Thursday night.
“It’s disinformation — that’s the only thing they’re good at, they’re not good at anything else, the get-nothing, the do-nothing Democrats — that Putin wants to make sure I get elected,” he said.
Trump also threw a little fuel in the fire to create more paranoia within the deranged Dems about the possibility of Bernie being a Russian asset.
“Doesn’t he want to see who the Democrats are gonna be? Wouldn’t he rather have, say, Bernie? ” Trump said.
The Russian hysteria didn’t work the first time they tried it, and it is not likely to work this time around as nobody believes the lies of the fake news, Democrats and deep state anymore.
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