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CNN Connects Trump to Bomber in Vile Bout of Semantic Gymnastics

This is unacceptable and unbelievable, and it could have only happened at CNN.

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All throughout the wall-to-wall coverage of the attempted serial bomber yesterday, one message was persistent:  No one was blaming the President.

The corporate media of cable television spent a great deal of time making sure to cross their t’s and dot their i’s in this regard, making sure to allow the viewer to draw their own conclusions as the investigation and manhunt continues.  They understood full well that the first 24 hours of their coverage must remain at least somewhat impartial, in case they are made to look like fools before the sun rises again.

Now, after the colloquial requisite of 24 hours of pure “journalism”, the liberal ideologues are back at it on CNN, airing a graphic that very clearly stated the point that they wanted you and I to believe:

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The phrase “Trump’s targets” is not only disingenuous, but inarguably dangerous.  The media was targeted by a serial bomber, and their reaction is to connect them to the President of the United States, with no evidence, the very next day?

This may be why America’s distrust of the media is so prevalent in this new world of Trumpian politics and the realtime efficacy of Twitter; there is always going to be room for the contrarians and the conspiracy theorists.

CNN’s assertion that the bomber is working on behalf of the President, however indirect, has been forever emblazoned in this abhorrent linguistic choice, thanks to the decisions made by senior staff at the network.  These chyrons are just tossed together by a gaggle of interns and sent directly to air.  Ever.  There are layers of approval for things like this, and CNN chose to portray this crime as such.

All the while, the network was continuing to deplore the President for his weeks-old remarks on the mainstream media.

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Minority Owners Of Washington Redskins Looking To Sell Stake In Team

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Three individual minority owners of the Washington Redskins professional football team are looking to sell off their shares in the team amid controversy over the team’s name. Again. Yes, it seems the Redskins are forever caught in a loop of having to defend their team name from the gaggle of social justice warriors running around the nation screaming and crying about faux systemic racism and crusading for causes like renaming sports teams in order to make themselves feel important and like they have a purpose. Here’s more on this from The Washington Examiner: Businessmen Robert Rothman, Dwight Schar, and Frederick Smith have hired an investment banking firm to conduct the search for potential buyers, which, according to one unnamed source, was happening because they are “not happy being a partner” of majority owner Daniel Snyder, the Washington Post reported. ProFootballTalk first reported that Schar and Smith were trying to sell their share of the team on Sunday. Rothman is chairman and CEO of Black Diamond Capital, a private investment company; Schar is chairman of NVR Inc., one of the largest homebuilder companies in the country; and Smith is the chairman, president, and CEO of FedEx, which has a long-standing partnership with the football franchise. Together, they account for about 40% of the team’s ownership. The remaining stake rests with Snyder, his mother, and his sister. The organization said on Friday that it will conduct a “thorough review” of the team’s name amid new demands that it stops referring to the team as the Redskins, which critics view as being racist and insensitive to Native Americans. Snyder released a statement last Friday saying, “This process allows the team to take into account not only the proud tradition and history of the franchise but also input from our alumni, the organization, sponsors,…

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Good News For Trump: SCOTUS Issues Ruling Against ‘Faithless’ Electors

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The Supreme Court ruled against “faithless electors,” allowing states to require presidential electors to vote for the candidates they are committed to, which is good news for President Trump just ahead of what is sure to be a very tight contest come November. Essentially, this means that electors can’t rebel and refuse to cast their votes for the candidate who won the state, therefore, if Trump wins a state, he gets all of the votes without worrying about losing any. The ruling strips a tool of dissension out of the hands of the left who aren’t above using any and every strategy at their disposal to stop him from having a second term. Here’s more on this from The Washington Examiner: The 538 members of the Electoral College are chosen based on the presidential vote in each state, and they, in turn, elect the president of the United States. States can require these electors to vote for the statewide winner or otherwise follow state laws, the court ruled. Justices decided against four 2016 Electoral College electors seeking to overturn state laws binding them to the presidential nominee to whom they are pledged. In that race, a record seven electors didn’t back the candidate to which they were pledged. A total of 10 electors rebelled last cycle, and seven of those votes counted toward the final tally. The overall results were 304 for Donald Trump, 227 for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, and others seven, instead of Trump 306 to Clinton 232. Four “faithless electors,” one from Colorado and another three from Washington, presented their oral arguments to the Supreme Court last month challenging the laws in 32 states and the District of Columbia. This is a good thing. Whoever wins a state should be entitled to those Electoral College votes. Period.…

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