The mainstream media is so pathetic. These leftist journalists are furious and feel impotent over the fact that President Trump’s popularity continues to soar.
So, the CT Post in Connecticut decided to run a hit piece cleverly disguised as ‘news,’ claiming that the president “escalated” his attacks on “diverse” liberal cities.
The outlet reported:
President Donald Trump on Thursday escalated his attacks on Baltimore and other diverse, liberal cities, telling a crowd in this key swing state that Democrats “deliver poverty for their constituents and privilege for themselves.”
[See how they use the word ‘diverse’ as a small racism implication? President Trump wasn’t attacking the diversity of the cities, he’s clearly pointing out that the liberals who control them have impoverished their people.]
“For decades, these communities have been run exclusively by Democrat politicians, and it’s been total one-party control of the inner cities,” Trump said. He called federal funding sent to these areas “stolen money and it’s wasted money, and it’s a shame.”
When one supporter yelled out, “Afghanistan,” Trump repeated him, saying, “I believe it’s higher than Afghanistan,” prompting laughter from some in the crowd.
On Thursday night, he made only a passing mention to “four left-wing extremists” who he said are now leading the Democratic Party, then told the crowd in the mostly full U.S. Bank Arena: “We can name one after another, but I won’t do that, because I don’t want to be controversial. We want no controversy.”
At the same time, Trump himself has been heavily critical of urban parts of the country, both in recent days and at the rally, where he took aim at cities including San Francisco, Los Angeles and Chicago.
As protesters disrupted his remarks in Cleveland Thursday night, Trump sought to blame the city’s Democratic leader, declaring, “You must have a Democrat mayor. Come on, law enforcement.”
Trump won Ohio by eight percentage points over former secretary of state Hillary Clinton in 2016, and the state is key to his 2020 reelection bid.
In recent days, Trump has escalated his attacks [pointing out the truth] on Baltimore and Cummings, the House Oversight Committee chairman who has been spearheading investigations into Trump’s administration.
Trump began by tweeting Saturday that Cummings represents a “disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess” and that “no human being would want to live there.” The president lashed out anew on Tuesday, calling the city “corrupt” and saying its residents are “living in hell.”
The president kicked off his remarks by mocking the Democratic White House candidates who sparred on the debate stage in Detroit on Wednesday night.
“The Democrats spent more time attacking Barack Obama than they did attacking me, practically, and this morning, that’s all the fake news was talking about,” Trump said, prompting boos from the crowd. “That wasn’t pretty.”
There were no “Send her back!” chants during Trump’s remarks Thursday night, unlike the crowd’s response during a rally in Greenville, North Carolina, last month to the president’s attacks on Omar, who was born in Somalia.
Trump supporters outside the arena Thursday afternoon had mixed reactions when asked whether they planned to join in if the crowd broke out into chants of “Send her back!”
Some, like Shawn Meinhardt, a 50-year-old from Ohio, embraced the chant.
“I would have to say I agree with the chant because I’m ex-military,” he said. “Some of the things she says are so anti-Semitic it’s ridiculous. I have to be honest and say I’d probably join in if it was chanted tonight.”
Several rallygoers said they would steer clear of saying “Send her back,” even though they empathized with those who chanted it in Greenville.
Omar has “been very vocal about America and putting it down, so I think that people have reached a point where they’ve had enough,” said Andrea Shannon, 53. “I don’t think I would join in, as I don’t agree with the ‘send her back’ sentiment, but I understand people’s frustration.”
Others commented on the religion of Omar, who is one of two Muslim women elected to the House last year.
“I wouldn’t join in with that chant,” said Tom Smith, a 65-year-old from Ohio. “She’s a naturalized citizen. But she doesn’t assimilate, and that’s the whole thing. I don’t think Omar has, and I don’t think she wants to. Islam is not a religion that conforms to anything. Islam wants you to conform to it.”
You can practically feel the frustration and hate coming through this report…