July 17, 2019
Associated Press joins propaganda push: 'Trump is a racist'
Yesterday, as the House of Representatives prepared to vote on a resolution censuring President Trump for alleged racism in a series of tweets that did not mention race, the Associated Press did its part to advance the propaganda campaign alleging that President Trump is a racist. The lede sentence of the article by Hannah Fingerhut closed the case by the sixth word: Even before President Donald Trump's racist tweets toward four Democratic congresswomen of color, Americans considered race relations in the United States to be generally bad — and said that Trump has been making them worse. What followed mostly centered on polling showing a majority of people thinking race relations have gotten worse under Trump. But Fingerhut mentions but does not explore the implications of this bit of data: Positive views of the state of race relations in the country peaked with President Barack Obama's...(Read Full Post)