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Saturday, October 03, 2020


Tell a lie enough times and it becomes ... well, NOT the truth ... but for low informatiion voters and far too many progressives and Democrats ... their truth. For almost four years, the Dems' trained hamsters in the media have labeled Donald Trump as a "white supremacist." The catalyst for this canard is something that Chris Wallace, the moderator for the first presidential debate, mentioned as yet another way to be certain that the lie continued—the "fine people" hoax.

Steve Cortez addresses the hoax:

News anchors and pundits have repeated lies about Donald Trump and race so often that some of these narratives seem true, even to Americans who embrace the fruits of the president’s policies.  The most pernicious and pervasive of these lies is the “Charlottesville Hoax,” the fake-news fabrication that he described the neo-Nazis who rallied in Charlottesville, Va., in August 2017 as “fine people.” 

Just last week I exposed this falsehood, yet again, when CNN contributor Keith Boykin falsely stated, “When violent people were marching with tiki torches in Charlottesville, the president said they were ‘very fine people.’” When I objected and detailed that Trump’s “fine people on both sides” observation clearly related to those on both sides of the Confederate monument debate, and specifically excluded the violent supremacists, anchor Erin Burnett interjected, “He [Trump] didn’t say it was on the monument debate at all.  No, they didn’t even try to use that defense. It’s a good one, but no one’s even tried to use it, so you just used it now.” 

My colleagues seem prepared to dispute our own network’s correct contemporaneous reporting and the very clear transcripts of the now-infamous Trump Tower presser on the tragic events of Charlottesville.  Here are the unambiguous actual words of President Trump:

“Excuse me, they didn’t put themselves down as neo-Nazis, and you had some very bad people in that group.  But you also had people that were very fine people on both sides.  You had people in that group – excuse me, excuse me, I saw the same pictures you did.  You had people in that group that were there to protest the taking down of, to them, a very, very important statue and the renaming of a park from Robert E. Lee to another name.”

After another question at that press conference, Trump became even more explicit:

“I’m not talking about the neo-Nazis and white nationalists because they should be condemned totally.” 

"Condemned totally" ... and yet, the debate moderator repeated the canard and asked Trump once again to condemn "white supremacists." True to form, the media lied about his response, and in a news conference just yesterday, more "reporters" asked the president's press secretary why Donald Trump hasn't "condemned" white supremacists. Those reporters are at best stupid and ill-informed, and at worst, biased operatives for the Democrats who believe that maintaining the lie will reinforce the notion that Trump is a "white supremacist."

I have to believe that Chris Wallace understands that there should be parallelism in debate moderation. If you ask one candidate a hard question on a topic of interest (e.g, condemning violent extremists) it's only appropriate and fair to ask the other candidate an equally hard question about violent extremists. And when those violent extremists are hard core leftists who have rioted in dozens of U.S cities over four months, it is journalistic malpractice to avoid mentioning them by name—BLM and antifa. It's also malpractice not to ask a supposedly "moderate" candidate (that would be Joe Biden) why he waited three solid months to condemn the leftist rioting, and why he refused to identify the rioters by affiliation. 

The media is biased, very, very biased, and Wallace's attempt to protect a cognitively challenged Joe Biden is not really surprising. From now until the election, it appears that the media will promote any lie, misstate any story, and protect any person who can help them achieve their political objectives. 


Since the Democrats insist on playing the "fine people" game, it's worth noting that their cognitively challenged candidate also mentioned "fine people" way back when he was lucid. James Robbins reports:

Mr. Biden has his own “fine people” moment to answer for. At a July 22, 1993 Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing for the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the issue of refusing a Federal charter to the United Daughters of the Confederacy came up. Biden, who opposed the charter, still referred to the commemorative group as “an organization made up of many fine people who continue to display the Confederate flag as a symbol.” This comment isn’t being repeated ad nauseum by the media, but maybe it should be. 

But Biden's "fine people" is so, so, sooo different than Trump's "fine people" because Biden is a Democrat. Different rules apply.