Attack dogs at the Huffington Post?

January 17, 2017 0

MEDIA MEME: Trump rudely called Arianna Huffington “a dog.” WHAT REALLY HAPPENED: It’s true, he did. But news commentators did not point out that previously Arianna Huffington herself repeatedly referred to news bloggers as dogs. […]

Trump’s pledge to kill innocent people

December 20, 2016 0

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 2

  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 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 […]

No, Trump didn’t mock that disability

January 17, 2016 4

MEDIA MEME: Donald Trump cruelly mimicked and ridiculed a reporter’s disability. WHAT REALLY HAPPENED: From 2005 until 2016, Trump occasionally mocked some individuals by shaking his arms with limp wrists and gaping his mouth. Consider […]