When CNN announced that they had very much engaged in genuine, authentic, true-blue, real… Fake News, regarding the Russia silliness, President Trump asked exactly the question that we would have asked immediately thereafter: What about all their other stories that, upon some inspection, would turn out to be faked as well?
This is a question of sheer genius, and it’s long, long, long past the time when we should have been posing it, and others like it, on a very regular basis.
Not that we’re taking credit for this question from the President, mind you, but those of you who read the output from our small but increasingly influential think tank know that we frequently make a point of suggesting that when some leftist clodpole or leftist organization does something outrageous, dishonest, fraudulent or horrid, then it’s almost surely not the first or only time they’ve done such a thing.
More to the point, they probably do it all the time, and we should be on the lookout for it…. and ready to point it out. Loudly. Every time. Repeating the fact that it’s not the first, or only, time they’ve done it. We should never let them get away with it.
Furthermore, we’ve suggested that our confrères on the political Right should… mention this! Over and over and over and over and over and over again.
Simple: because the odd time that we on the Right do something plainly wrong, they point it out, and obsess over it, and bring it up… over and over and over and over and over again. We need to engage in the same Rhetorical Active Measures that they’ve engaged in for decades now.
Let’s face it: the Left are frauds. Dishonest, lying, character-deprived mountebanks and charlatans. They do all the time exactly what they accuse us on the Right of doing. It’s maddening when the press report as “news,” or facts, the plainly fabricated hokum, tommyrot, codswallop, flapdoodle and twaddle of which the leftists are such prolific producers.
The fact that President Trump asked the exact question that needed to be asked after the revelation that CNN engaged in patently Fake News, is very encouraging.