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Ladies of ‘The View’ Try Giving Trump Props for Freeing Hostages, Here’s What Really Happened

Why is giving a man a compliment for doing a good job so difficult for these people?

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President Trump is having one heck of a good week. He’s freed three hostages from North Korea, pulled out of the disaster known as the Iran deal, and managed to capture five top leaders of ISIS in just a matter of days.

This, as you’ve probably guessed by now, has left the mainstream media in quite a pickle because they’ve essentially based the entirety of their news coverage on lambasting Trump as some sort of incompetent buffoon, thus when he actually accomplishes things and keeps his campaign promises, they’re not sure how to proceed, seeing as how success doesn’t fit into their narrative.

Well, a few folk in the media are trying to give Trump a little credit for what he’s accomplished, and while some can pay the man a compliment and move on, for some, it’s just too hard.

Like the ladies from “The View” for example.

Let’s start with Ms. Joy Behar, a bitter “resistor” of Trump’s. The short-lived credit she gave to the president must have tasted like vinegar coming out of her loud mouth. “You know, good for him. If it works, we’re happy for him,” she begrudgingly forced out. “If he is on the right track, I give him credit for that.”

But, in the same breath, Behar unleashed an irrelevant condemnation of Trump regarding the media (she couldn’t help herself). “I just wish he would stop attacking the press and our American institutions because it’s eroding the democracy underneath our feet,” she stated.

Co-host Sara Haines also took a swipe at Trump, but in an utterly convoluted way, saying, “I hope it was his big talk, mainly because, regardless, he thinks it was, and if he thinks it is, it has emboldened him, going forward in other meetings, so I just wouldn’t want that to be false confidence, so I hope that it was the big talk that paid off for him.”

Sunny Hostin, also sitting at the round table, evaded giving Trump credit by noting that the release of political prisoners was “not unprecedented.” Perhaps if Trump traded five terrorist masterminds for a traitor instead she’d be singing a different tune.

Meghan McCain unsurprisingly gave Trump a lot of props for bringing the prisoners home, as did Whoopi Goldberg, who from time to time has been known to be a bit more fair-minded than her fellow co-hosts who are gladly slurping up the anti-Trump Kool-Aid.

At the end of the day, what we all really expect from the media is to be objective, fair and balanced, not pushing a specific agenda. When Trump does something praiseworthy, praise him. If he does something that’s truly harmful, call him out on it. It’s really that simple.

If the goal of news networks and publications was to provide reliable information and facts rather than push a narrative, the idea mentioned above wouldn’t be such a hard pill to swallow. Let’s hope they get back to that some day.

Source: The Daily Wire

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Secret Service Shamed After Drunk Agents Assault Cab Driver in South Korea

There is a history of poor behavior from the Secret Service during Democratic administrations.

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You can tell a lot about a White House by the extracurricular nonsense that hits the press surrounding it.

For instance, after one of President Joe Biden’s dogs began biting random people on the grounds, we started hearing murmurs of just how terse and stressful the place had become, with dog behavior experts suggesting that the mood at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue might have a lot to do with the aggression.

This week, the Biden administration beget more bad behavior, but this time it wasn’t from one of the First Pets.

Two U.S. Secret Service agents in South Korea were sent stateside ahead of President Biden’s arrival following their involvement in an off-duty alcohol-related incident.

The two agents, whose identities have not been made public, are on their way back to Washington, D.C. where they will face disciplinary action, a source familiar with the matter told Fox News.

Both agents apparently became intoxicated while not on duty. One of the agents then got into an altercation with a cab driver.

There could be more trouble coming, as well.

In South Korea, officials send mediators to the scene of low-level disputes and then determine if criminal charges would be filed.

One of the agents was interviewed by authorities and no charges have been filed.

The government released one of its usual, dry, boilerplate-esque missives.

“The Secret Service is aware of an off-duty incident involving two employees which may constitute potential policy violations,” USSS chief spokesman Anthony Guglielmi told Fox News. “We have very strict protocols and policies for all employees and we hold ourselves to the highest professional standards.”

There is a history of poor behavior from the Secret Service during Democratic administrations, with a notable incident having occurred in 2012, involving Barack Obama’s agents and a Colombian prostitute.

You can tell a lot about a White House by the extracurricular nonsense that hits the press surrounding it. For instance, after one of President Joe Biden’s dogs began biting random people on the grounds, we started hearing murmurs of just how terse and stressful the place had become, with dog behavior experts suggesting that the mood at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue might have a lot to do with the aggression. This week, the Biden administration beget more bad behavior, but this time it wasn’t from one of the First Pets. Two U.S. Secret Service agents in South Korea were sent stateside ahead of President Biden’s arrival following their involvement in an off-duty alcohol-related incident. The two agents, whose identities have not been made public, are on their way back to Washington, D.C. where they will face disciplinary action, a source familiar with the matter told Fox News. Both agents apparently became intoxicated while not on duty. One of the agents then got into an altercation with a cab driver. There could be more trouble coming, as well. In South Korea, officials send mediators to the scene of low-level disputes and then determine if criminal charges would be filed. One of the agents was interviewed by authorities and no charges have been filed. The government released one of its usual, dry, boilerplate-esque missives. “The Secret Service is aware of an off-duty incident involving two employees which may constitute potential policy violations,” USSS chief spokesman Anthony Guglielmi told Fox News. “We have very strict protocols and policies for all employees and we hold ourselves to the highest professional standards.” There is a history of poor behavior from the Secret Service during Democratic administrations, with a notable incident having occurred in 2012, involving Barack Obama’s agents and a Colombian prostitute.

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A Political Cartoon By A.F. Branco Exclusively for Flag and Cross ©2022

See more A.F. Branco cartoons on his website Comically Incorrect.

A Political Cartoon By A.F. Branco Exclusively for Flag and Cross ©2022 See more A.F. Branco cartoons on his website Comically Incorrect.

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