Just think of the news as being produced by desperate freaked out Democratic operatives with bylines, and the above headline from Bloomberg Media makes perfect sense.
(Classical reference in headline.)
We’re used to seeing Twitter users politicize gun violence against President Donald Trump.
This week’s tragic shooting at the Capital Gazette newspaper which left five employees dead sparked two more Twitter attacks from very different sources.
The first? Reuters global editor Rob Cox claimed Trump had “blood on his hands” moments after the shooting, assuming Trump’s harsh rhetoric against a biased press sparked the attack. The shooter’s motivations, as we soon learned, had nothing to do with the president or his fight against fake news aimed at him on a near-daily basis.
BEN RHODES WAS RIGHT, THEY LITERALLY KNOW NOTHING: NBC News journo’s explanation of how a shotgun works sends heads CRASHING to desks (again).
TOO LATE: We can’t afford news media blunders in the Donald Trump era. Skip the cheap smear tactics. “Two recent news media fumbles illustrate nicely the present divide between mainstream journalism’s ambitions and its chronically blundering execution. There is a reason that American trust of the news is at such historic lows. There are things journalists can do to rectify this, if we care to.” If.
THE “FAKE NEWS” TORPEDO THAT THE DEFEATED HILLARY CAMPAIGN AIMED AT TRUMP HAS CIRCLED AROUND: Journalists Blame Trump For Annapolis Shooting Despite Complete Lack Of Evidence. “When 72 percent of Americans say ‘traditional major news sources report news they know to be fake, false or purposely misleading,’ responding to a mass shooting by promulgating knowingly false narratives is not okay.”
I had a girlfriend who was a journalist. She quit and went into PR because, she said, PR was “more ethical.”
LIZ SHELD’S MORNING BRIEF: ICE, ICE Baby and Much, Much More. “The sicko activist media and progressive agitators were sorely disappointed yesterday to learn that a shooter who attacked an Annapolis, Maryland newspaper did not turn out to be an unhinged MAGA moron.”