Trump Has Only The Best Enemies
Trump Has Only The Best Enemies
The media malpractice when it comes to President Trump and Baltimore has been beyond insane. All Donald Trump has to do is state that the sky is blue, and the media will immediately flip out and point out that it’s cloudy somewhere.
So when Trump helped highlight that Baltimore is a wreck, politically and physically, the media went running to talk up how wonderful Baltimore is and how horrible President Trump is for saying Baltimore was anything but wonderful.
Bernie Sanders can call Baltimore a “third-world country,” former disgraced Mayor Catherine Pugh can comment on the trash and the stench…
… and HBO can create an entire TV series talking about what a horrible, crime-ridden, corrupt place Baltimore is, and yet only President Trump is called out as a racist for stating the truth. Now, Trump doesn’t have a plan to revitalize cities like Baltimore. The tweets in question are a direct consequence of Trump watching some “Fox and Friends” and then tweeting about it before he’s had his first Diet Coke of the day.
If the media and the Democrats wanted to really counter Donald Trump effectively, they should have said something along these lines: “Yes, Baltimore is in desperate need of help. Do you have a plan to help, Mr. President?” Throwing the ball back into Trump’s court and asking for practical solutions would have been the SMART thing to do.
But the media doesn’t do the smart thing. The media takes the lazy way out and screams “RACIST,” telling us all to ignore our own lying eyes and listen to them about how great Baltimore is… even though that crime rate is out of control.
6 murders in Baltimore since Friday, 38 for July, 196 for 2019
22% higher than 2018
6 shootings since Friday, 80 for July, 437 for 2019
30% higher than 2018#cityincrisis
— Baltimore City FOP (@FOP3) July 29, 2019
The media couldn’t even be bothered to go check out Baltimore itself, but Benny Johnson did in a lengthy Twitter thread. It ended this way:
I want to end with this:
Every person I spoke with in @RepCummings district was deeply kind to my crew & me.
Wonderful, beautiful people.
Here is what they all had in common: They feel abandoned by their politicians.
With a district like this – can you really blame them? pic.twitter.com/aLexSb8zQo
— Benny (@bennyjohnson) July 29, 2019
Donald Trump, in his limited inarticulate way on Twitter, was trying to say something along these lines. The citizens of Baltimore deserve better than they’ve gotten. And they certainly deserve more than what the Democrats are going to give them – which is Al Sharpton.
My remarks on Trump’s attacks on Congressman Elijah Cummings and the residents of Baltimore. pic.twitter.com/pJp0VOEB0W
— Reverend Al Sharpton (@TheRevAl) July 29, 2019
And like lemmings lining up to jump off the cliff, the major Democratic presidential candidate send out their messages of support for Al Sharpton. Kamala Harris. Elizabeth Warren. And yes, Joe Biden. There is no plan for the inner cities, there is no hope of a better day out of the Democrat-led corruption of Baltimore. There is only more of the same from the Democrats, who insist that Trump’s “racism” is the problem, not the horror show that Baltimore has been allowed to become.
Trump could have lost out when he initially picked the fight over Twitter with Elijah Cummings. Instead, he’s going to come out as the winner because those opposing him are committing an own goal by calling Trump a racist while praising an actual racist in Al Sharpton, and insisting that Baltimore isn’t a problem. Who knew that when Trump said he had “the best people” around him, he also got the best enemies, too?
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