The former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations took to Twitter to defend the lying mainstream media after they ran with the Jussie Smollett hoax.
“Thoughts on Jussie Smollett case: He must be held accountable in the strictest way. He must repay resources used to investigate and serve time for the division he caused. The media should be the most outraged. He played all of them for fools. He knew they would cover it,” Nikki Haley Tweeted Tuesday.
Smollett did not “play them for fools.” The media are fools. The onus for running with unconfirmed allegations and publishing his bogus story is on them. The story made little sense from the beginning, but our non-critical news media were desperate to attack Trump supporters.
Two white supremacists targeted and attacked Smollett at 2 a.m. in Chicago yelling “This is MAGA country?” One must be completely out of touch with reality (or have a political agenda) to not question that claim.
And should the media be the most outraged? Or should it be the decent, ordinary Trump-supporting Americans who were once again falsely accused of bigotry?
The first cycle of news after the Smollett hoax blamed “homophobic, racist, Trump supporters” for the “attack” based on nothing more that what Smollett told police. That is not journalism. That is parroting the message of an obviously-deranged celebrity.
Haley can let the media off the hook for their role in this, but they will still hate her – and every other Republican – by virtue of the political party she supports. This is the simple fact that Conservative Inc., including Haley, fails to understand. Corporate conservatives always think they are one compromise away from media redemption.
That will never be the case.
The media is just as culpable in the Smollett case as Smollett himself.
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President Trump Takes Down Chinese State Media Reporter: “Who Do You Work For, China?”
The reporter works for a company all-but controlled by the Chinese government.
President Donald Trump correctly questioned if a reporter promoting the supposed efforts of Chinese companies to provide needed coronavirus supplies was working for a Chinese-government controlled media company at Monday’s press conference.
Youyou Wang asked a question that was phrased as more of a statement, describing the humanitarian efforts of Chinese companies Huawei and Alibaba as a potential motive for the United States to rescind trade restrictions on China in the wake of the epidemic.
Watch the exchange here:
Who do you work for, China? pic.twitter.com/dDeOKpHkhv
— The Mission is Great (@missionisgreat) April 6, 2020
“Who are you working for, China? Do you work for China, or do you work for a newspaper? Who are you with?”
Youyou Wang stated that she works for a privately owned media company, but scrutiny of Hong Kong Phoenix TV reveals that it’s closely linked to the Chinese government. According to The National Pulse’s Raheem Kassam, 37.1% of the company’s parent, Phoenix Satellite Holdings, is owned by a former Colonel for China’s state propaganda TV channel. Another 20% of the company is owned by Extra Step Investments Limited, which is a subsidiary of a Chinese government-owned company called China Mobile.
— Dermot O'Shea (@LUV2SKIPOW) April 6, 2020
Mainstream media operatives immediately pivoted to paint Trump’s wholly reasonable inquiry to the nature of Wang’s media company as somehow prejudiced, claiming that it was inappropriate that Trump question the motives of someone who was trying to defend China’s major corporations and government in the midst of the pandemic.
His suspicions appear to have been validated, considering no more than 65% of the company is owned by individuals and entities with demonstrable connections to the Chinese government. Many of China’s nominally ‘private’ companies are essentially owned by the nation’s authoritarian government and work tirelessly to advance its interests.
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