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Guess How Many Days it Took NBC to Issue Correction for Trump’s Comments on Robert E. Lee?

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NBC took two full days, that’s 48 hours, to issue a correction concerning comments made by President Trump about Robert E. Lee, which just goes to show little the mainstream media cares for journalistic integrity.

No longer are the major networks concerned with making sure the American public are equipped with the facts, informed on the hot issues of the day so they can make up their own minds. It’s all about creating a narrative that forces people to think a certain way, to make loyal robots for the Democratic Party. It’s sad, really.

On Friday, the media outlet tweeted that Trump called Confederate General Robert E. Lee “incredible” and included an edited clip of Trump saying Lee “was a great general.”

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Except, as The Daily Wire previously reported, Trump was not praising Lee out of the blue (despite constant media claims that Trump is a white supremacist), and he never called Lee “incredible.”

Trump was actually talking about what an effective general Lee was (which is undisputed by historians) and how difficult it would be to defeat him. And Union General Ulysses S. Grant was not viewed as a great general but he ended up beating Lee anyway. Trump’s point was that someone who is flawed (as Grant was with his drinking problem) can defeat someone with all the right credentials.

It wasn’t until Sunday afternoon that NBC issued a corrected tweet with Trump’s full remarks, admitting the president never called Lee “incredible.”

It’s nice of them to finally make a correction for a story they obviously got way wrong, but the fact remains that if they hadn’t been in such a rush to attack President Trump, if they had effectively done their duty to perform due diligence and do some basic fact checking, this whole thing could’ve been avoided.

Journalists and the outlets who publish their work have a responsibility to provide the information the public need to stay up on important issues. They do not have a duty, nor a right, to force feed a specific view of the facts down the intellectual gullets of their viewing/reading audience.

People are smart enough to draw their own conclusions. They don’t need leftist media to do the thinking for them.

Source: Daily Wire

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Dozens Of Cops Quit The Force As Seattle Council ‘Defunds Police’

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The Seattle City Council voted on Monday to cut the Seattle Police Department’s budget, as many cops leave the force as a result of all the hostilities pointed at them from local leadership. The city council held a vote to defund the police, which was passed 8-1. This measure will slash the budget by 18 percent. Granted, radical activists wanted to see the budget cut by 50 percent, but this is still a devastating number. via Daily Wire: Such a move will leave many vacant jobs on the force unfilled and require 911 dispatchers and parking enforcement to be moved outside of SPD jurisdiction. As of Oct. 31, 134 officers have left the force, according to the mayor’s office. In October alone, 23 have thrown in the towel. Democratic Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan expressed her support for the budget, saying in a statement, “I applaud the City Council for taking a more deliberate and measured approach to the 2021 Seattle Police Department budget than occurred this summer which led to the resignation of former SPD Chief Carmen Best.” Nikkita Oliver, a radical Black Lives Matter activist who played a leadership role in city’s short-lived Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone (or CHAZ) last summer, said during a virtual meeting after the vote: These are all really exciting things that have been won after many, many years of mobilizing and partnering together. They’ve been won because of the uprising and defense of Black lives, and the many people who put their feet to the ground, who have made calls, sent emails, and organized their communities. The president of the Seattle Police Officers Guild, Mike Solan, wasn’t quite as excited about the vote, referring to the council as “naive” and warned that the response to calls coming in to 911 would take longer to…

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New Poll Says Trump Will Retain Power Over Republican Party

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According to a brand new poll, President Donald Trump is going to keep a lot of power and influence over the Republican Party and, should he not get a second term, will be the heavy favorite to become the 2024 GOP nominee. The poll was conducted by Morning Consult/Politico, and says Trump is already at the top of a list of 14 potential presidential candidates, with 68 percent of GOP voters saying they consider Trump to be the most in touch with the party’s rank and file members. via Newsmax: The poll, conducted from Nov. 21-23 among 669 Republicans and 1,990 voters overall, comes as Trump and many in the party are challenging the election. Newsmax has not called the election. The poll also showed: 71% of Republican voters say Trump is effective and committed to the country’s best interests, but just 17% say the same of congressional Republicans. 56% say Trump is predominantly looking out for the party’s best interests. 54% said they’d back Trump in a primary contest. 12% said they’d back Vice President Mike Pence. 8% would back Donald Trump Jr. against his father. 4% of Republicans each said they would support Texas Sen. Ted Cruz or former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley. Other members of the GOP, such as Sens. Tom Cotton of Arkansas, Rick Scott of Florida, and Josh Hawley of Missouri, got even less support for a potential 2024 presidential bid. President Trump has made it clear already that he wants to continue being influential in the Republican Party. He’s kept Ronna McDaniel as the chair to the Republican National Committee and has already built a political action committee. What this means is that if the left succeeds in stealing this election, they might be ousting Trump from the White House, but they are…

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