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Wed Dec 26, 2018, 06:35 PM

The MSMs attempts to normalize the Trump's continues

with this tweet from ABC News quoting Martha Raddadtz

Check out @ABCPolitics’s Tweet:
?s=09

Maybe Martha's memory is faulty, because a quick Google search shows that the following First Ladies have gone to combat zones, some more dangerous than the one Melanoma went to today:
Eleanor Roosevelt (who made multiple visits)
Pat Nixon
Barbara Bush
Hillary fucking Clinton
Laura Bush
Michelle Obama went to visit troops in Qatar

We need to bombard ABC with tweets and emails until they correct the record.

One more I wasn't sure about until I checked: Mary Todd Lincoln

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VMA131Marine Dec 2018 OP
Hermit-The-Prog Dec 2018 #1
Cha Dec 2018 #2
UniteFightBack Dec 2018 #3
Cha Dec 2018 #7
triron Dec 2018 #4
mucifer Dec 2018 #5
manor321 Dec 2018 #6
NRaleighLiberal Dec 2018 #8
slumcamper Dec 2018 #9
VMA131Marine Dec 2018 #11
onenote Dec 2018 #10
VMA131Marine Dec 2018 #12
onenote Dec 2018 #13

Response to VMA131Marine (Original post)

Wed Dec 26, 2018, 06:37 PM

1. they use any excuse to put that yellow shit back on tv

Eyeballs and benjamins.

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Response to VMA131Marine (Original post)

Wed Dec 26, 2018, 06:39 PM

2. KR.. ah yes the fucking M$M that tries to normalize..

the idiot.

Wait for Jan 3rd when the Blue Wave takes over.

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Response to VMA131Marine (Original post)

Wed Dec 26, 2018, 06:40 PM

3. To me it seems like raggin on the 'msm' just helps rump. nt

 

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Response to UniteFightBack (Reply #3)

Wed Dec 26, 2018, 06:48 PM

7. It's not "raggin" to point out the facts.

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Response to VMA131Marine (Original post)

Wed Dec 26, 2018, 06:44 PM

4. Makes me ill.

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Response to VMA131Marine (Original post)

Wed Dec 26, 2018, 06:45 PM

5. yes NPR is also awful

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Response to VMA131Marine (Original post)

Wed Dec 26, 2018, 06:46 PM

6. Trump became President today!

 

The pivot has finally come, and now he is the President.


The press always roots for Republicans.

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Response to VMA131Marine (Original post)

Wed Dec 26, 2018, 06:49 PM

8. It$ all about click$ and ad$ and eyeball$.

Best antidote...turn it off. Been off in our house for 10 years.

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Response to VMA131Marine (Original post)

Wed Dec 26, 2018, 06:58 PM

9. Beware of "I." Her quote: "I cannot remember..."

Her subjectivity by no means expresses objective reality.

Uninformed, opinionated reporting such as this is misleading to many, perhaps most.

Just sayin'.

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Response to slumcamper (Reply #9)

Wed Dec 26, 2018, 07:11 PM

11. Except Raddadtz covered Laura Bush

On at least one of her trips into a conflict zone.

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Response to VMA131Marine (Original post)

Wed Dec 26, 2018, 06:59 PM

10. I agree other first ladies have visited war zones, but am curious about some of your examples

Eleanor Roosevelt visited troops throughout WWII, and while some historians question whether her visits were to active war zones, I think she gets credit for doing so.

And Pat Nixon visited Vietnam in 1969. On the other hand, my quick google search didn't turn up any examples of Barbara or Laura Bush visiting a war zone. And no one thinks Qatar is a "war zone." Finally, while Hillary visited Bosnia (a trip that became the source of great controversy itself), it's noteworthy that the right had a field day criticizing the press (including the Washington Post and Newsweek) for describing that trip as the first time a first lady had visited a war zone. Were the press simply trying to normalize Bill Clinton?

The attacks on the press here at DU are troubling given that they end up reinforcing Trump's attacks. Yes, the media makes mistakes and describing Melania's visit to Iraq as a first is mistake. But at attempt to normalize Trump? Not really.

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Response to onenote (Reply #10)

Wed Dec 26, 2018, 07:19 PM

12. So we should ignore what Hillary did because the right want us to?

What kind of logic is that?

And it's not like Melania went anywhere more dangerous than Michelle did in going to Qatar. Laura Bush did leave confines of US bases in Afghanistan, which would have put her at considerable risk. Eleanor Roosevelt had to travel across the Pacific which might have been one of the most hazardous trips undertaken by a First Lady.

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Response to VMA131Marine (Reply #12)

Wed Dec 26, 2018, 07:36 PM

13. I don't know.It's certainly not anything that one would logically conclude from my post.

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