Really, really hard to listen to this Dem/media mantra listing the number of Covid deaths and asking ,"When is Trump going to do something to stop the spread of this virus?" It's a lazy and condescending (and "anti-science") attack from people who know that the only way...
...to "stop the spread" would be a nationwide, mandatory shutdown that would further destroy our economy and plunge millions of Americans further into financial ruin. Those same people are also using Covid's debilitating effect on the economy in campaign ads against Trump,...
...ignoring three years of pre-pandemic record economic growth to suggest the economic decline (more of which would come if he followed their exhortations to shut down the country and "stop the spread") was a result of his economic policies. It's world-class gaslighting - the...
...most vile and cynical manipulation of peoples' dire circumstances as a result of a virus that none of them has any idea how to "stop" or control. Politics is politics and people will say what they will to gain an advantage, but this is just vile.

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18 Oct
.@jaketapper just had @LaraLeaTrump on for no other reason than to ask a series of "Why are you and your father-in-law such terrible human beings?" questions. He played the tape of Brayden Harrington, the young man with a stutter who spoke at the virtual DNC convention, then...
played a tape of Lara saying she tenses up when Biden is asked a question, waiting for him to "get it out." Tapper then asked Lara "How do you think it makes little kids with stutters feel when they see you make a comment like that?" Lara responded by asserting that she was...
...speaking to what she sees as Biden's cognitive decline, which gave Tapper the vapors - he reacted as if Biden's obvious cognitive decline hasn't been a subject of widespread discussion in the media, on his own network, and discussed by Dem presidential candidates and...
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17 Oct
Wherein James Clapper confirms that he had no business running a mail room in the IC, much less the entire organization. He doesn't understand how deranged conspiracy-mongering like this further invalidates every word he's uttered on Trump/Russia, collusion, et al. He doesn't...
...understand that it is he - and his colleagues and fellow travelers in the media and "former" community - who has been manipulated by the Russians into doing their bidding. They are undoubtedly ROFLOL in Moscow watching these fools vocalize their fevered dreams of RUSSIA...
...masterfully crafting bogus Hunter Biden emails (cc'd to multiple recipients - that's brilliant work), staging bogus grand juries and fabricating laptop subpoenas. They must be basking in the glow of the false credit they're receiving, particularly considering their success...
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17 Oct
Given my forced familiarity with the Dem/media playbook for handling damaging stories such as the emergent @JoeBiden involvement in (and profiting from) his son's foreign business dealings, I can confidently predict that it won't be long before we start reading and hearing...
...something like this: "So what if Joe Biden's son shared his wealth with his father? What good son doesn't take care of his parents? How is that a crime? Look at what Trump's kids are doing right now - they're all tied up in each others' business." Or, "Really? And how is...
...what Hunter Biden was doing different than former congressmen lobbying? It's the same thing - it's monetizing your access to power-brokers - and it's been going on for hundreds of years. But since someone in Biden's family does it, it's wrong? Please."

Or, "Let's take a...
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14 Oct
For those of you who pay attention this kind of stuff - note the interrogative phrase @ChrisCuomo uses at the beginning, "What do you make of..."

Keep it in the back of your mind as you watch cable news anchors interview guests from both sides. You'll find that...
..."What do you make of..." is used almost exclusively with like-minded Dem guests, and is used as a prompt (not a question) for those guests to deride whatever Trump- or GOP-related issue follows "What do you make of...". The subtext - what they're really saying - is "Take a...
...couple minutes to talk some shit about this horrible Trump/GOP thing, which I'm certain you find as repulsive as I do. I would like you to amplify our shared distaste for the issue here on the air."

How often do you hear that interrogative used with GOP guests? Watch for it.
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8 Oct
So to sum up the first two questions:

"Sen. Harris, how badly did Trump and Pence fail at handling the Corona virus?"

"VP Pence, why did you and President Trump fail so badly at handling the corona virus?"
Next question: (Paraphrase)

"VP Pence, how can you expect Americans to follow Covid safety guidelines when you at the WH have not been doing so?"

"Sen. Harris, your response?"
"Sen. Harris, if the Trump administration approves a vaccine, should the American people take it and would you take it?"

"VP Pence, have you and Trump agreed on safeguards or procedures regarding the issue of presidential disability, and if not do you think you should?"
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6 Oct
.@jaketapper kindly answer a few questions. How do you get to the studio? Do you drive yourself? How many people do you encounter while you're in the studio? Is it necessary for you to do your show in the studio? In these dangerous times - with no real understanding of how...
...it's most likely to be transmitted, isn't it dangerous to willfully put yourself and others in danger by commuting to and from, and working in, the studio when others in your industry are broadcasting from their homes? Is it just too much of a pain in the ass to set it all...
...up? Is it an inconvenience for your family? If your answer is something along the lines of, "We have a strict protocol here at CNN where everyone is properly masked at all times" why do you not wear a mask on the air? Sure, you're probably more than 6 feet from anyone in...
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