Apparently sensing that the vast majority of Americans see CNN’s Jim Acosta as the idiot clown that he is, the media is now shifting to President Trump’s “attacks” on black reporters so they can use their favorite slur against him: That he’s an incorrigible racist who can barely hide his contempt for anyone who isn’t white. In a piece for the Washington Post this week, the paper accuses Trump of using “insults rooted in racist tropes” when going after black reporters and politicians.
From the Post:
Over the past several days, including before he left Washington for an Armistice Day ceremony here this weekend, Trump has launched personal attacks against a trio of black female journalists. He accused one of asking “a lot of stupid questions.” He demanded another “sit down” at a news conference and followed up later by calling her a “loser.” He lambasted a third for asking, in his view, a “racist question.”
Trump recently called Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum (D), a gubernatorial candidate in Florida, a “thief,” and declared that Stacey Abrams, the former minority leader of the state House in Georgia and the Democratic candidate for governor there, was “not qualified” for the job. A feature of his campaign rallies ahead of Tuesday’s elections was mocking Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), a black lawmaker who has been highly critical of him, and calling her a “low-IQ person.”
Trump’s supporters say he fights all opponents with equal gusto, and he has gone after other reporters in an escalation of his war against the media since emerging from the bruising midterm elections — most notably stripping the White House pass of CNN’s Jim Acosta.
But the president’s rhetoric toward prominent African Americans is being singled out as far more offensive.
That last sentence is correct, but the paper mistakes that for saying something about Trump’s character. The problem is not that Trump actually treats African-Americans any differently than any other race of adversary; it’s that people who make their entire professional lives about race leap to the conclusion of racism whenever a white person DARES to criticize an Idiot of Color.
Sorry, but Maxine Waters IS an individual of exceptionally low IQ. You don’t have to see her skin color to know that, you just need to listen to her speak. April Ryan IS a “loser” whose sole job seems to be making insinuations about Trump’s racism. Don Lemon may or may not actually be “the dumbest man on television,” but he’s surely in the running.
Trump attacks everyone he deems worthy of attack, and that includes a whole hell of a lot of white people. You can’t just ignore those and then call it racist every time he turns his ire towards a black Democrat. It’s ridiculous, and the American people see through it just as they see through the fantasy of Jim Acosta, Warrior for the First Amendment. We’re just not as stupid as the left thinks.