“There was blood coming out of her eyes…”

December 29, 2016 3

MEDIA MEME:  In the first Republican debate, Megyn Kelly gave examples of Trump insulting women. After the debate, Trump said Kelly was on her period: “she had blood coming out of her, wherever.” WHAT REALLY HAPPENED: Kelly […]

Trump’s pledge to kill innocent people

December 20, 2016 1

MEDIA MEME: During his campaign, Trump pledged to violate the Geneva Convention: he promised to ruthlessly murder the wives and relatives of terrorists, even their innocent children and babies. WHAT ACTUALLY HAPPENED: Trump used the […]

The Myth of Trump and the KKK

December 19, 2016 7

  MEDIA MEME: Donald Trump initially refused to disavow the Ku Klux Klan and David Duke. Only under mounting political pressure did he finally disavow them. This suggests that he panders to white supremacists. WHAT […]

The Donald and “the Blacks”

December 19, 2016 2

MEDIA MEME: Instead of saying “African Americans” or “black people,” Donald Trump said “the blacks,” which reveals his racism. WHAT REALLY HAPPENED: While criticizing Trump’s words, writers omitted Trump’s positive relations with minorities. For decades Trump […]

Did Trump Not Rent to Black People?

December 19, 2016 1

MEDIA MEME: Donald Trump was a racist landlord who was sued by the U.S. Justice Department for not renting to African Americans. After he didn’t change his racist rental policies, the Dept. of Justice sued […]

The Myth of the Muslim Database

December 17, 2016 2

MEDIA MEME: During his political campaign, Donald Trump called for the creation of a mandatory national database to track all Muslims in America. Authorities would force Muslims to register, and to wear identification badges and carry […]

The ugly words of Donald, Megyn, and Rosie

December 8, 2016 1

MEDIA MEME: In the first Republican debate, moderator Megyn Kelly listed how Donald Trump had insulted women. She showed that he was a misogynist. WHAT REALLY HAPPENED: Megyn Kelly made it sound as if three insults Trump […]