One thing is becoming increasingly apparent on the Left in the USA—absurdity seems to drive their public discourse. Absurd claims concerning an issue or circumstance are twisted to the point that they become outright lies, and the warped mainstream media of this nation let them go unchallenged. This situation has grown in leaps and bounds since Barack Obama took the Oval Office in 2009, and unfortunately, has been met by silence on the conservative right.
During Mr. Trump’s recent New York press conference on infrastructure, the press reporters exhibited rudeness, ignorance, and a lack of respect for the Office of the President by interrupting and talking over him even as he agreed to share his thoughts on the Charlottesville protests. It was quite evident that the only desire the media had was to put the president in a bad light. Nevertheless, it became apparent that they failed to do so and President Trump made his points despite their confrontational behavior.
Recently, the website Lawnewz.com featured an op-ed written by attorney Elura Nanos, who suggested that President Trump’s recent comments on Charlottesville could be a basis for impeachment. Harvard Law Professor, Noah Feldman—who believes President Trump could be found guilty of high crimes and misdemeanors under Article 4, Section 2 of the U.S. Constitution—seems to have helped inform Ms. Nanos’ opinion. Ms. Nanos claims that President Trump’s “defense” of the Charlottesville rally is sufficient evidence of his incompetence but I did not see President Trump “defending” the rally—I saw him pointing out that Americans do have the right to peacefully gather in public and express themselves, and he condemned the violence of the protestors on both sides of the Charlottesville clash.
But the media and Leftists such as Ms. Nanos and Professor Feldman want you to believe the President was defending white supremacy groups and that this is grounds for his impeachment. If this could be construed as grounds for impeachment, why were the actions of President Obama never given the same scrutiny? Remember, this was the man who would not call out radical fundamental Islam terrorism, no matter how apparent that fact was. This is the man who gave us the Iran nuclear agreement. This is the man who took a few seconds to denounce James Foley’s beheading and continued his golf game minutes later. This is the man who went to bed during the Benghazi attack.
On the other hand, President Trump’s initial remarks on the Charlottesville violence included, We condemn in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry, and violence that is on many sides. It's been going on for a long time in our country. Not Donald Trump, not Barack Obama, it's been going on for a long, long time. It has no place in America. What is vital now is the swift restoration of law and order, and the protection of innocent lives. No citizen should ever fear for their safety and security in our society. And no child should ever be afraid to go outside and play, or be with their parents, and have a good time. Clearly he addressed the situation in a timely and forthright fashion. But the media and Leftists continued to make absurd claims that he didn’t mention white supremacists by name, forcing him—much like the David Duke incident—to clarify, ad nauseam, what he meant.
President Trump has his hands full with the absurd dishonesty of the media, not only in this situation but almost any situation he finds himself in. Conservative talk show host Bill Mitchell got it right when he tweeted, If Trump cured Cancer the media's story would be, "Doctor's Unemployment Rate Spikes Under Trump! America deserves better, but in my opinion, it will never come from the American media or the likes of Attorney Lura Nanos and Professor Feldman as long as their political agendas determine their “truths.” What is absurd is the Left’s insistence on telling us what we see. Somehow they have not figured out that during the campaign, even though they tried mightily to tell us what they wanted us to see—Trump as womanizer, racist, Nazi, unethical, failed businessman, etc.—we saw what we saw: a man determined to Make America Great Again.
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