The Muslim Ban

July 14, 2017 0

MEDIA MEME: News media outlets such as The Huffington Post claimed that Trump pledged to ban all Muslims—1.6 billion people—from entering the United States. WHAT REALLY HAPPENED: After the FBI had said that it could not […]

“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 […]

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 […]

Trump will be the Republican Nominee

May 4, 2016 3

For weeks many reporters and commentators had wrongly predicted and expected that there would be an open and contested Republican convention. After a landslide victory in the state of Indiana, Trump’s opponents Ted Cruz and […]

Who would vote for that face?

January 17, 2016 1

MEDIA MEME: Donald Trump viciously attacked candidate Carly Fiorina by saying that her face was ugly, so she should not be President. WHAT REALLY HAPPENED: Trump complained about Fiorina’s “face” but then said that he […]