Jim Acosta on Trump rallies: Worse than they look

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by Durandal, Feb 13, 2019.

  1. Durandal

    Durandal Well-Known Member Past Donor

    Joined:
    May 25, 2012
    Messages:
    35,106
    Likes Received:
    8,630
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Gender:
    Male


    You know, I think this deserves more attention and discussion than it has been getting. MAGA is continually inciting hatred for the media, for reporters, at these cult rallies of his as well as via his Twit feed and on other occasions, and it has led to a truly deplorable situation. Why should reporters and their crews be threatened and terrorized in the United States of America? It is just appalling, and MAGA never takes responsibility for what he is doing here. He stays mum on the subject. It was up to Sanders to issue the limp-wristed response condemning the latest high-profile incident. MAGA will continue to incite hatred and violence. These incidents will continue to occur and may escalate further.

    I would have thought that the mailing bombs would have been a wake-up call to MAGA and his cultists, but apparently it was not. What will it take? A successful murder attempt?
     
    Last edited: Feb 13, 2019
    Margot2 likes this.
  2. Natty Bumpo

    Natty Bumpo Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 28, 2012
    Messages:
    31,812
    Likes Received:
    8,432
    Trophy Points:
    113
    It may be in the interests of legitimate news reporters and the public if responsible networks were to stop
    pretending that these staged, fake infomercials in the form of worshipful pep rallies are newsworthy.
     
    AKS, fmw, Egoboy and 1 other person like this.
  3. archives

    archives Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 11, 2016
    Messages:
    2,923
    Likes Received:
    2,008
    Trophy Points:
    113
    I don't think they really do, other than FOX, no on shows them, and in most cases get little notice other than the fact they occurred. If Trump says something outlandish, it gets reported, which he'll have to do on a escalating scale because for the general public the gym rallys have hit the point of diminishing returns
     
    Margot2 likes this.
  4. miketx

    miketx Banned

    Joined:
    Oct 28, 2015
    Messages:
    456
    Likes Received:
    130
    Trophy Points:
    43
    They media are the enemy of the people, proven fact. Here's just one of their horrific lies:



    I saw that "news" when it first aired. NBC should have been charged with a crime. Since lemming leftists believe everything the media says unless it's from fox or Alex Jones, Trump is just trying to help poor poor uneducated liberals get to the truth.
     
    Last edited: Feb 13, 2019
    Tim15856 likes this.
  5. Margot2

    Margot2 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 9, 2013
    Messages:
    68,539
    Likes Received:
    11,496
    Trophy Points:
    113
    No they aren't the enemy. America wouldn't exist without literacy and a free press.
     
    jack4freedom and Surfer Joe like this.
  6. archives

    archives Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 11, 2016
    Messages:
    2,923
    Likes Received:
    2,008
    Trophy Points:
    113
    You got to be kidding, it's easy to ping pong narratives from any news outlet to prove they are supposedly discredited, the task is inane and irrelevant

     
  7. apexofpurple

    apexofpurple Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 6, 2018
    Messages:
    688
    Likes Received:
    1,070
    Trophy Points:
    93
    Lets compare. President Trump motivates people to reject a massive propaganda enterprise that uses lies, fake news, and opinions presented as fact. Democrats motivate people to put on brown shirts black masks and hurt people that don't agree with them.
     
    myview, Vote4Future, Tim15856 and 4 others like this.
  8. Hoosier8

    Hoosier8 Well-Known Member Past Donor

    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2012
    Messages:
    87,870
    Likes Received:
    20,527
    Trophy Points:
    113
    There is a difference between a free press and an arm of one party. That's called propaganda.
     
  9. Margot2

    Margot2 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 9, 2013
    Messages:
    68,539
    Likes Received:
    11,496
    Trophy Points:
    113
    That's why we have so many different news outlets... and you can also read BBC or Gulf Times or al Jazeera.
     
  10. Margot2

    Margot2 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 9, 2013
    Messages:
    68,539
    Likes Received:
    11,496
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Trump has worked the media for decades.. sometimes posing as his own publicist to brag about Donald Trump or put down another soon to be ex wife. He catapulted Art of the Deal to the best seller list by buying the first 5,000 copies. He's a liar and a manipulator.
     
    Pants and jack4freedom like this.
  11. Egoboy

    Egoboy Well-Known Member Past Donor

    Joined:
    Oct 31, 2017
    Messages:
    13,255
    Likes Received:
    7,917
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Gender:
    Male
    X2^^^

    Nothing newsworthy happens at those things so stop putting your news people in harm's way... should have learned that by now..

    They should go to Syria and Afghanistan
    .. where there's news and its safe(r)...
     
  12. hawgsalot

    hawgsalot Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 6, 2017
    Messages:
    3,490
    Likes Received:
    3,031
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Gender:
    Male
    Hmm a book that sold over 1 million copies, sounds like a smart business deal to me. You kill me sometimes, you trying to say he manipulate 999,995 thousand buyers?
     
    Steve N likes this.
  13. Egoboy

    Egoboy Well-Known Member Past Donor

    Joined:
    Oct 31, 2017
    Messages:
    13,255
    Likes Received:
    7,917
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Gender:
    Male
    Nobody has ever said he isnt one of the best con men of all time... we all grant him that, but at least we recognize it...
     
    bx4 likes this.
  14. Terrapinstation

    Terrapinstation Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 13, 2009
    Messages:
    7,327
    Likes Received:
    1,130
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Maybe the media should try being at least somewhat impartial? You know, like they're supposed to do. Goebbels would be proud
     
  15. Margot2

    Margot2 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 9, 2013
    Messages:
    68,539
    Likes Received:
    11,496
    Trophy Points:
    113
    He created the demand.. It was not much of a book. If you don't mind being jacked up with Trump's latest crisis, go with the flow.
     
  16. hawgsalot

    hawgsalot Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 6, 2017
    Messages:
    3,490
    Likes Received:
    3,031
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Gender:
    Male
    If you watched it he said fake news was in bed with democrats, sorry but that's the way most think and if you don't like it try not to have 99% of your coverage on negative things, there's plenty of positives. Try not to spin everything to the most negative side possible, rarely is there one side of an argument. That's what real news does, they lay out both sides and doesn't try to provide fanfare one way or the other, that's politicians job. Bottom line know your role and he has every reason in the world to call them out, they've literally done everything possible to not get him elected and to get him out of office. If they're so dumb to understand that he hits back than that's on them. Sorry the day of quite Republicans sitting back and taking this crap is over after decades of media abuse.

    Jim Acosta Mr push girl to keep the Mic. Lol
     
    Tim15856, Steve N and Talon like this.
  17. hawgsalot

    hawgsalot Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 6, 2017
    Messages:
    3,490
    Likes Received:
    3,031
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Gender:
    Male
    Let me know when you write a book that will sell 20 copies, then I'll respect this ridiculous opinion.
     
  18. Margot2

    Margot2 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 9, 2013
    Messages:
    68,539
    Likes Received:
    11,496
    Trophy Points:
    113
    How could you be impartial? He's been a liar and a cheat he whole life.
     
    bx4 likes this.
  19. Margot2

    Margot2 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 9, 2013
    Messages:
    68,539
    Likes Received:
    11,496
    Trophy Points:
    113
    I saw that... Acosta didn't push anyone.
     
  20. Margot2

    Margot2 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 9, 2013
    Messages:
    68,539
    Likes Received:
    11,496
    Trophy Points:
    113
    My book didn't sell but a few thousand copies to a very specific audience.
     
  21. cristiansoldier

    cristiansoldier Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 24, 2014
    Messages:
    855
    Likes Received:
    435
    Trophy Points:
    63
    I have never been to a Trump rally before. Anyone here ever attend one?
     
  22. Egoboy

    Egoboy Well-Known Member Past Donor

    Joined:
    Oct 31, 2017
    Messages:
    13,255
    Likes Received:
    7,917
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Gender:
    Male
    Up to 99% now, huh.... you don't think that right there is an example of fake news??

    Not to mention the fake news of "pushing the girl".. you think people haven't seen (and disregarded) that moronic claim by now?

    2 clear examples of fake news in a post yelling about fake news... Irony sandwich time??
     
    WalterSobchak and Margot2 like this.
  23. EMTdaniel86

    EMTdaniel86 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 8, 2011
    Messages:
    7,499
    Likes Received:
    2,071
    Trophy Points:
    113
    And what happens when the press makes up BS and lies? They're not the press anymore.
     
    Last edited: Feb 13, 2019
  24. Egoboy

    Egoboy Well-Known Member Past Donor

    Joined:
    Oct 31, 2017
    Messages:
    13,255
    Likes Received:
    7,917
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Gender:
    Male
    Then they go to work for David Pecker... my primary sources do not do that...
     
    Arkanis likes this.
  25. Jestsayin

    Jestsayin Well-Known Member Donor

    Joined:
    Aug 1, 2016
    Messages:
    9,527
    Likes Received:
    7,542
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Jim who?

    [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Feb 13, 2019

Share This Page