It didn’t seem possible that the Fake News media could sink any lower than the gutter in which they have found themselves over and over in the first two years of the Trump presidency. But in the case of the Covington Catholic school students in Washington, DC they have managed to sink even below the gutter and into the sewer.
The Covington incident came after three major Fake News stories appeared just since January 1 – the fable that conservatives were outraged over a video of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez dancing; the claim that US senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina supports president Trump because Trump has the proof to “out” Graham as gay; and the Big Kahuna – the blockbuster claim on the NBC-owned website BuzzFeed that president Trump had instructed his attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about a real estate deal in Moscow.
This third story made the media establishment over-the-top giddy with the idea that “finally” they’d got Trump nailed… until it was debunked by none other than the Fake News media’s favorite prosecutor, special counsel Robert Mueller himself.
On the weekend of January 19-20, a new story broke that really takes the cake – that a white Catholic pro-life kid from Kentucky named Nick Sandmann at the annual pro-life rally in Washington, DC somehow taunted and disrespected a left-wing native American activist named Nathan Phillips simply by standing motionless. Yet videos of the incident show that Phillips actually taunted Sandmann by beating a native drum loudly near his face.
Sandmann acted properly; attendees at the pro-life rally were specifically instructed to behave themselves, i.e., don’t take the bait if you are challenged or taunted because it is very likely to happen.
The media narrative was that Sandmann – who was wearing a Trump MAGA hat since the president supports the pro-life movement – somehow had approached the native American in order to disrespect him. This was another media lie. Phillips approached Sandmann. And this came after a string of anti-white epithets were hurled at the students by a far-left group, an event that has been totally ignored by the media.
This all obviously was a blatant attempt to target and intimidate young white males who are Catholic and pro-life. Phillips then went on to seek to disrupt a religious service the very next day. Fox News reported:
A day after video of his encounter with a group of Roman Catholic high school teens from Covington, Ky., went viral, a Native American rights activist tried to enter the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., during a Saturday night Mass, according to reports.
An unnamed security guard told the Catholic News Agency that a group of 20 demonstrators led by Nathan Phillips was stopped while trying to enter the church, playing drums and chanting, during a 5:15 p.m. service.
Yet somehow Nick Sandmann was targeted on Twitter and in the media as the guilty party. This, friends, is today’s unhinged, radical, enraged left.
It gets worse. Phillips has passed himself off as a Vietnam Veteran but he never served in Vietnam. It gets worse. Phillips committed numerous crimes while in the service including underage drinking, assault and escaping from a penal complex. So that all makes him a bona-fide hero to the Democrat party.
It gets worse. NBC Today host Savannah Guthrie did not ask Nick Sandmann if he felt vindicated by the facts coming out but instead she asked him, “Do you feel from this experience that you owe anybody an apology? Do you see your own fault in any way?”
She expected Sandmann to grovel and fold but Sandmann has learned well from president Trump. He replied: “As far as standing there, I had every right to do so. My position is that I was not disrespectful to (the native American) Mr. (Nathan) Phillips. I respect him. I’d like to talk to him. I mean, in hindsight, I wish we could’ve walked away and avoided the whole thing.”
It gets worse. NBC then invented a story that a gay valedictorian had been denied the right to make a commencement address at Sandmann’s school, but in fact it was a different school in the same town and the denial had nothing to do with homosexuality.
This is the American Fake News media today. We have watched them seal their fate since June 2015 when Donald Trump first announced his candidacy for president. They dismissed, mocked and impugned Trump’s every word and then when Trump won the primary and the election, they tripled down with biased, vile, inciting and downright false reporting that has totally destroyed their credibility. We will never look at the media in the same way again.
Another big media lie was fomented recently by the New York Times when it reported that conservative Republican congressman Steve King of Iowa, whom liberals detest, had said in an interview that white supremacism did not deserve the bad name that it had.
King never said it and offered proof, but that didn’t stop the Fake News media from a multi-day attack on King.
And then in classic media fashion King’s defense was only reported in the conservative media and was ignored by the same commentators who made the most noise over the original report.
The Fake News media are desperate. They thought that Trump would be long gone by now. They were certain that special counsel Robert Mueller would have acted quickly to bring evidence against the president. But now even these media skunks themselves are admitting that the Mueller report will be “anti-climatic”.
This is a massive letdown. Joy Behar, one of the anti-Trump hosts of The View TV show, even admitted that many people in the media rushed to judgment on the Sandmann encounter “because we’re desperate to get Trump out of office.” This is one of the most honest statements to come out of the media in years.
The View co-host Whoopi Goldberg asked about the Sandmann case, “So many people admitted they made snap judgments (to smear Sandmann) before all these other facts came in. But is it that we just instantly say that’s what it is based on what we see in the moment and then have to walk stuff back when it turns out we’re wrong? Why is that? Why do we keep making the same mistake?”
Behar said, “Because we’re desperate to get Trump out of office. That’s why. … I think that’s the reason. I think the press jumps the gun a lot because we just have so much circumstantial evidence against this guy that we are basically hoping Cohen’s got the goods and what have you. It’s wishful thinking.”
Look at this surreal nonsense… Behar is actually wondering why these people, who have enormous power and resources at their disposal, keep making the same mistakes.
And the answer is simple: It is because they finally have met someone who understands their corruption and knows how to defeat it, i.e., president Donald J. Trump.
Meanwhile Sharyl Atkisson’s website reported a total of 67 Fake News stories in Trump’s first two years. Here are just four examples from 2017:
24. December 2, 2017:
ABC News’ Brian Ross reported reported that former Trump official Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn was going to testify that candidate Trump had directed him to contact “the Russians.” Even though such contact would not be in of itself a violation of law, the news was treated as an explosive indictment of Trump in the Russia collusion narrative, and the stock market fell on the news. ABC later corrected the report to reflect that Trump had already been elected when he reportedly asked Flynn to contact the Russians about working together to fight ISIS and other issues. Ross was suspended.
25. July 6, 2017:
Newsweek’s Chris Riotta and others reported that Poland’s First Lady had refused to shake Trump’s hand. Newsweek’s later “update” reflected that the First Lady had shaken Trump’s hand after all, as clearly seen on the full video.
26. July 6, 2017:
The New York Times’ Maggie Haberman, CNN and numerous outlets had long reported, as if fact, the Hillary Clinton claim that a total of 17 American intelligence agencies concluded that Russia orchestrated election year attacks to help get Trump elected. Only three or four agencies, not 17, had officially done so.
27. Aug. 31, 2017:
NBC News’ Ken Dilinian and Carol Lee reported that a Trump official’s notes about a meeting with a Russian lawyer included the word “donation,” as if there were discussions about suspicious campaign contributions. NBC later corrected the report to reflect that the word “donation” didn’t appear, but still claimed the word “donor” did. Later, Politico reported that the word “donor” wasn’t in the notes, either.
And three stories from 2018:
41. March 8, 2018:
The New York Times’ Jan Rosen reported on a hypothetical family whose tax bill would rise nearly $4,000 under Trump’s tax plan. It turns out the calculations were off: the couple’s taxes would go actually go down $43; not up $4,000.
42. March 13, 2018:
The New York Times’ Adam Goldman, NBC’s Noreen O’Donnell and AP’s Deb Riechmann reported that Trump’s pick for CIA Director, Gina Haspel, had waterboarded a particular Islamic extremist terrorist dozens of time at a secret prison; and that she had mocked his suffering. In fact, Haspel wasn’t assigned to the prison until after the detainee left. ProPublica originally reported the incorrect details in Feb. 2017.
43. March 15, 2018:
AP’s Michael Biesecker, Jake Pearson and Jeff Horwitz reported that a Trump advisory board official had been a Miss America contestant and had killed a black rhino. She actually was a Mrs. America contestant and had shot a nonlethal tranquilizer dart at a white rhino.