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Democrats and Media Lies that Trump Said Coronavirus a Hoax. Here’s What He REALLY Said

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Democrats and their media lapdogs are lying that Trump said the Coronavirus is a “hoax,” s0 here is what he REALLY said.

Oh, President Trump did call something a “hoax,” for sure. But it wasn’t the virus itself that he slammed. It was the Democrat’s and the media’s treatment of the virus he attacked.

“Democrats are politicizing the Coronavirus,” Trump told his supporters at his South Carolina rally.

“You know that, right? Coronavirus,” he added to loud boos. “They’re politicizing it. We did one of the great jobs. You say, ‘how’s President Trump doing?’ they go, ‘oh not good, not good.'”

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“One of my people came up to me and said, ‘Mr. President, they tried to beat you on Russia Russia Russia, that didn’t work out too well. They couldn’t do it,'” he said.

“‘They tried the impeachment hoax,'” he continued. “‘That was on a perfect conversation. They tried anything. They tried it over and over, they’ve been doing it since you got in. It’s all turning, they lost, it’s all turning. Think of it. Think of it.'”

“And this is their new hoax!” he said to great applause.

Note that the president said the “hoax” is what the Democrats are doing. He did not say that the virus is a hoax.

Despite the obvious truth, the left pounced on the “hoax” line and immediately began lying about it.

Fake Democrat Mike Bloomberg, for one, immediately lied about what Trump said:

A New York Times writer also lied:

So did the senile half-wit, Joe Biden:

Politico also lied about it, and even Facebook labeled their story a lie with a disclaimer pasted right over the postings of the story:

President Trump on Friday night tried to cast the global outbreak of the coronavirus as a liberal conspiracy intended to undermine his first term, lumping it alongside impeachment and the Mueller investigation.

Posted by POLITICO on Friday, February 28, 2020

The media and the Democrats just can’t stop lying.

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Nearly 90% of Americans Blame Toxic Political Climate on the Media

A recent poll finds that an incredible 86% of respondents blame the toxic political climate in the country on the fake news media.

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A recent poll by the Gallup organization finds that an incredible 86 percent of respondents blame the toxic political climate in the country on the fake news media.

This is a huge blow to the media’s self-proclaimed legitimacy.

Per Fox News:

The study from Gallup and the Knight Foundation shows that a whopping 86 percent of Americans believe media outlets lean one way or another politically, with 49 percent saying there’s “a great deal” of bias while 37 percent say “a fair amount.”

A majority of Americans, 56 percent, say their go-to news source has some form of “bias,” with 20 percent acknowledging a “great deal” of bias at their preferred outlet while 36 percent saying “a fair amount” of bias is present.

Still, many say the media they don’t follow is worse than the ones they’ve chosen to agree with.

A majority of Americans, 56 percent, say their go-to news source has some form of “bias,” with 20 percent acknowledging a “great deal” of bias at their preferred outlet while 36 percent saying “a fair amount” of bias is present.

While that is pretty heavy “confirmation bias” (in other words what they picked has to be good and only everyone else is wrong), it is still clear that nearly everyone agrees that the media is a pernicious actor in this whole thing.

As Fox notes:

Meanwhile, a stunning 84 percent of Americans agree that “the media is to blame for political division in this country,” though the same percentage also believe the media “can serve as a healing force.”

That is a huge blow to the whole of the news media and its self-important claims of being the saviors of America.

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Media Runs with Lie that Sen. Tom Cotton Said ‘Slavery was a Necessary Evil’

On Sunday, Political Wire pushed out the fake news that Ark. Republican Senator Tom Cotton said that “slavery was a necessary evil.”

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On Sunday, the liar who publishes Political Wire pushed out the fake news that Arkansas Republican Senator Tom Cotton said that “slavery was a necessary evil.” But that is NOT what Cotton said at all.

Taegan Goddard, a former Democrat operative who started Political Wire in 1999, posted a tweet with the lie that Cotton was praising pre-Civil War slavery.

“Cotton Says Slavery Was ‘Necessary Evil.'” Goddard wrote on July 26.

He reiterated the lie on his website, saying, “Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) told the Arkansas Democrat Gazette that slavery was a ‘necessary evil’ for the United States.”

But this characterization of what Cotton said is a fake news lie.

Cotton was not excusing or praising slavery and he did not say that it was “necessary.”

Cotton later jumped to Twitter to slam Goddard for his lie.

“This is the definition of fake news,” Cotton wrote. “I said that *the Founders viewed slavery as a necessary evil* and described how they put the evil institution on the path to extinction, a point frequently made by Lincoln.”

Goddard assailed Cotton’s note claiming that it was really Cotton who is the liar.

“You’re completely disingenuous about what you said. When you say “As so-and-so said,” you’re asserting the same thing and using “so-and-so” as your rhetorical wingman,” he tweeted back to the Senator.

Goddard’s claim, though, is yet another lie. He is essentially saying that if someone quotes a historical argument, it HAS to mean they also believe that historical argument. So, if someone says, “hey, back in the dark ages they said the earth is flat,” then that person is really saying, “hey, I agree with the people in the dark ages that the earth is flat.”

This of course, is utter bull crap.

Cotton was citing how the founders felt about slavery, He was not saying they were right that slavery was necessary.

Goddard is just another left-wing, fake news, liar.

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Covington Catholic student Nicholas Sandmann Settles $250M Lawsuit with ‘Wash. Post’

The ‘Washington Post’ threw in the towel and settled a lawsuit filed by Covington Catholic student Nicholas Sandmann.

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The Washington Post threw in the towel and settled a lawsuit filed by Covington Catholic student Nicholas Sandmann who charged the paper with defamation for its fake news coverage of a 2019 incident in D.C.

You’ll recall that in 2019, the media rose up and called the teenaged Sandmann and his fellow Covington Catholic students a pack of cackling racists who the media said were seen on video attacking black people and a group of Native Americans, the Washington Examiner reported.

With a single mind, the media attacked these teens as evil racists. But a few days later, the full video finally filtered out and it showed that the Native American lied about the encounter and the kids did nothing racist at all.

So, Sandmann filed a $250 million lawsuit against a number of different media outlets, including the Washington Post.

Now the paper has settled out of court. Clearly, they knew they could not win against the charges.

“On 2/19/19, I filed $250M defamation lawsuit against Washington Post. Today, I turned 18 & WaPo settled my lawsuit. Thanks to [Todd McMurtry] & [Lin Wood] for their advocacy. Thanks to my family & millions of you who have stood your ground by supporting me. I still have more to do,” he shared on Twitter. “We have settled with WAPO and CNN. The fight isn’t over. 2 down. 6 to go. Don’t hold your breath [Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey],” the teen said in a statement issued on Friday.

Kris Coratti, a spokeswoman for the Washington Post, told the Washington Examiner, “We are pleased that we have been able to reach a mutually agreeable resolution of the remaining claims in this lawsuit.”

The paper essentially admitted that it wronged Sandmann. In a statement published after the suit was filed, the paper said that “subsequent reporting” gave them “a more complete assessment of what occurred” and it “contradict[ed] or fail[ed]” to prove what the paper initially claimed.

The suit was initially thrown out, but Judge William Bertelsman of the U.S. District Court in Eastern Kentucky reinstated the case by narrowing the allegations of defamatory statements from 33 to just three.

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Media Continue to Lie About Trump Press Sec McEnany ‘Science’ Quote on School Opening

The media can’t stop lying about the comments made by President Trump’s press chief, Kayleigh McEnany, about reopening schools.

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The left-wing media just can’t stop lying about the comments made by President Donald Trump’s press chief, Kayleigh McEnany, about reopening the schools.

On Wednesday, McEnany said that the science backs Trump’s policy of opening the schools. But since her comments, the press has been lying about what she said.

“The president has said, unmistakably, that he wants schools to open. And I was just in the Oval [Office] talking to him about that. And when he says ‘open,’ he means ‘open in full’ — kids being able to attend each and every day at their school,” McEnany told reporters at a White House press briefing.

“The science should not stand in the way of this,” McEnany added. “And as Dr. Scott Atlas said — I thought this was a good quote — ‘Of course we can do it. Everyone else in the Western world, our peer nations, are doing it. We are the outlier here.’ The science is very clear on this — that, you know, for instance, you look at the [Journal of the American Medical Association’s] pediatric study of 46 pediatric hospitals in North America that said the risk of critical illness from COVID is far less for children than that of seasonal flu.”

“The science is on our side here. We encourage for localities and states to just simply follow the science. Open our schools,” she concluded.

But since then, the left-media has been lying repeatedly about what McEnany said. They have twisted her words and have been telling their mind-numbed followers that McEnany was saying that Trump is not letting science guide his policy suggestions.

Obviously, she said the exact opposite, that the science backs Trump’s ideas.

The Washington Examiner collected nearly a dozen examples of the lies from the left-media.

Here are four of them:

“The White House Press Secretary on Trump’s push to reopen schools: ‘The science should not stand in the way of this,’” said CNN’s Jim Acosta, conveniently omitting some fairly necessary context.

CNN’s Ana Cabrera tweeted, “WH Press Secretary: ‘When he (Trump) says open, he means open – in full – kids being able to attend each and every day at their school,’ McEnany told reporters at the press briefing. ‘The science should not stand in the way of this.’”

“From the White House podium: ‘Science should not stand in the way’ of reopening schools,” CBS News White House correspondent Weijia Jiang posted.

Reporter Jim Heath, who brags in his Twitter media profile that he is a Walter Cronkite Award-winner, said, “‘The science should not stand in the way of this.’ You just can’t make this stuff up. 108 days until the election.”

But you can find endless examples of this mischaracterization disgorged by the media liars.

The fact is, the media is our enemy.

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Liberty University Sues ‘New York Times’ for Libel Over Paper’s Lies About COVID-19 Outbreak

Liberty University is not taking the lies from the ‘New York Times’ lying down. They are now suing over the paper.

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Liberty University is not taking the lies from the New York Times lying down. They are suing over the paper’s false claims that the school exposed its students to the coronavirus.

“It’s just not right for the mainstream media to lie about and target conservative Christian organizations,” the school says.

The university filed a lawsuit against the Times for its March 29 story by Elizabeth Williamson entitled, “Liberty University Brings Back Its Students, and Coronavirus Fears, Too.”

The school charges that the story “intentionally misrepresented that Liberty had reopened its campus after spring break and suffered a COVID-19 outbreak as a result.”

The Times’ story claimed that a dozen students came down with COVID-19 after returning to class after a spring break. The paper claimed that its source was Dr. Thomas J. Eppes, who the paper claimed “runs Liberty’s student health service.”

But Liberty says that Eppes does not run their student health services and that none of the 12 students had the virus.

“Simply put, defendants’ claim that ‘Liberty Brings Back its Students and Coronavirus, Too’ was made up,” the lawsuit says, adding that the paper intended “to engineer a specific fictional tale that portrayed Liberty and its President as a caricature the New York Times’ liberal audience would love: backward, irresponsible, anti-science, responsible for getting people sick in a pandemic, and closely tied to and mirroring President Trump.”

The writer of the fake news took a jab at the university on her Twitter account saying, “I visited Liberty U. as the consequences of Jerry Falwell’s decision to reopen the campus amid a pandemic came home to roost.”

The head of the school, Jerry Falwell, Jr., slammed the paper.

“Not only are they a bigoted bunch of liars, and also [a] BuzzFeed type click bait publication now, but they’re also stupid, because they came on campus,” Falwell told Sean Hannity. “We had 25, at least, ‘No Trespassing’ signs everywhere, and they were dumb enough to take pictures of the signs and publish them.” Falwell claimed that the journalists were forced to cut a deal with the local prosecutor to avoid jail time.

“They were here for a few days,” Falwell added. “I think they got their information from a doctor who has a practice ten miles away from Liberty, who had seen a few Liberty kids who had a cold and upper respiratory problem. And none of it was anything like COVID symptoms … he told the reporters to go and talk to our on-campus doctor at our clinic on campus, and they wouldn’t do it. They didn’t talk to us.”

Fallwell added that the paper picked the wrong group to lie about.

“They picked on the wrong conservative,” Falwell said. “It’s just not right for the mainstream media to lie about and target conservative Christian organizations just because of their faith and because of their political beliefs, and we’re going to make an example out of them.”

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CNN Announces Plan to Include More Race Pushing in Coverage of ‘News’

CNN has announced the creation of a new “race team” whose job will be to inject race-baiting in every story possible.

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CNN has announced the creation of a new “race team” whose job will be to inject leftist race-baiting in every story possible.

On Monday, the network’s chief, Jeff Zucker, sent out a memo to employees announcing the “new expanded race team” that will make race the focus in as many stories as possible from now on.

Zucker praised the network’s coverage as “powerful” and “emotional” and credited CNN with helping to “shed a light on the growing movement against institutional racism.”

“Today, I am pleased to announce that we are making an even more significant, sustained commitment to ensure race coverage is a permanent part of our journalism,” Zucker said in the memo, according to TVNewser.

“Many talented journalists around the organization work on or around race,” he continued, praising Sara Sidner, Mallory Simon, John Blake, Abby Phillip, and Brandon Tensley, and “dozens of CNN journalists who regularly report out stories on this beat across Digital, Newsgathering, our contributors, and beyond.”

“Race touches every aspect of our lives, and therefore every area of our coverage,” he said. “That work will continue. It must.”

“In that spirit, we are pleased to share the news of a new and expanded race team, which will contribute to all CNN platforms,” he announced.

“This team will build on what so many do already at CNN and will provide the needed structure to cover this beat with more focus and force,” he continued.

The team, per the memo, will “break news and cover the stories and conversations around race,” including what Zucker called “the systemic racism that the majority of Americans now acknowledge exists.”

Zucker insisted that the team will force racism angles into nearly every story to show “how race is intertwined with inequality in business, politics, sports, media, housing, healthcare, and education.”

Once again, we see that CNN believes it is its job to create fake news to fit a political agenda instead of reporting on actual events in an honest way.

No wonder CNN is now the lowest rated cable news outlet on the air.

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‘New York Times’ Calls Mount Rushmore ‘White Supremacist’ Monument

The anti-American ‘New York Times’ is getting slammed for saying that Mount Rushmore is a monument to white supremacy.

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The anti-American New York Times is getting slammed for saying that Mount Rushmore is a monument to white supremacy and should be removed.

The paper ran a report with the headline “How Mount Rushmore Became Mount Rushmore,” which outlined how Trump’s July 4th celebration “invited even more scrutiny” regarding the monument’s history.

According to Fox News:

Along with the criticisms George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Theodore Roosevelt have faced in recent weeks, the Times reported the condemnation from Native Americans since the monument was built on indigenous land. It also noted how the sculptor Gutzon Borglum had “strong bonds with leaders of the Ku Klux Klan” and has a documented history of espousing white supremacist and anti-Semitic rhetoric.

The story was bad enough, but the tweet the Times sent out was far worse.

“Mount Rushmore was built on land that belonged to the Lakota tribe and sculpted by a man who had strong bonds with the Ku Klux Klan. It features the faces of 2 U.S. presidents who were slaveholders,” the paper tweeted.

Critics blasted the tweet:

Perhaps most amusingly, PragerU really gored the New York Times.

“In 1851, @nytimes founding editor Henry Jarvis Raymond published an editorial in which he supported a slaveowner’s legal right to recover his escaped slaves,” the website tweeted.

Eventually, the Times deleted the tweet.

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