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Re: Obama did it

June 19th, 2018, 11:31 am

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Re: Obama did it

June 19th, 2018, 1:13 pm

the left are in a bind with President Trump.
He won because his policies were aligned with what the majority of the electorate want, and the economy is going from strength to strength,
Instead, the left is trying to create a narrative that President Trump won by colluding with the Russians (when in fact the exact opposite seems to have happened with the infamous dossier being produced by elements of Russian intelligence and paid for by Hillary) and a further narrative that President Trump is a liar.
We saw this during the campaign, when the NYT "fact-checked" the debates and labelled President Trump a liar, but if you went through their list, the overwhelming majority of things that the NYT labelled as "untrue" weren't actually untrue. The NYT was playing games to create their narrative, and when President Trump said something, the NYT would disprove something slightly different and brand President Trump a liar.
We saw an example recently when the Philadelphia Eagles' planned visit to the White House was cancelled. When the trip had been arranged, scores of players had agreed to take part. Then almost all of them withdrew so that only 2 or 3 players were left. The White House cancelled, because the event would have beejn lame with only a couple of players there,and explained why it cancelled. And lo and behold, the media (and bearish) responded by saying that President Trump had cancelled the visit because he (president trump) had said the Eagles players had protested the national anthem. Since no Eagles players had in fact protested the anthem, this was labeled a lie by the media and by bearish.
But the thing was, this was a lie by the media  (and bearish). As stated above, the visit was cancelled because almost none of the Eagles players were planning to come

As part of their narrative, the NYT looked back on Obama's presidency and concluded that Obama seldom if ever lied, while also concluding that President Trump lied about everything..
The article  I linked looked at that NYT claim, and listed a number of large untruths on the part of Obama which the NYT had chosen not to mention, so that Obama was a far bigger liar than the NYT would have people believe
 
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Re: Obama did it

June 19th, 2018, 11:27 pm

By the stated forum rule, I may not be allowed to post here, but I'll risk it just for once. You seem to imply that this is a NYT issue. It is also an issue with the Washington Post, Bloomberg, CNN, MSNBC, FT, The Economist, and even (remarkably) now and then, the WSJ. In fact, it is hard to find any kind of vaguely reasonable media outlet that supports him, aside from Fox News, Breitbart, Infowars, and wherever Rush Limbaugh is. 

Your colorful (so to speak) story of the Eagles all withdrawing from the WH visit because they don't want to be associated with Trump must make you proud. They're not as outspoken as the NBA players, but their point is pretty much the same. Massa Trump no good!
 
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Re: Obama did it

June 21st, 2018, 2:02 pm

What's wrong with Breitbart? Surely it's a website run by reasonable people who don't peddle BS.

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