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 […]

“The Face of a Dog!” No, not really.

January 21, 2017 0

MEDIA MEME: When he was once mildly criticized by journalist Gail Collins, Donald Trump angrily circled her photo and wrote “The Face of a Dog!” on it, and mailed it to her. WHAT REALLY HAPPENED: Hundreds […]

Attack dogs at the Huffington Post?

January 17, 2017 3

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. […]

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 […]

Romney calls Trump “a phony, a fraud”

March 4, 2016 5

March 2016.  Former presidential candidate, Mitt Romney joined the army of politicians who fought to stop Donald Trump. If “the establishment” chose Romney for this task, it was a poor choice. After all, many conservatives […]

“she got schlonged, she lost…”

January 21, 2016 0

MEDIA MEME: In front of a big crowd, the vile Mr. Trump coined a brand new vulgar verb in order to claim that Barack Obama used his penis to strike Hillary Clinton. WHAT ACTUALLY HAPPENED: […]

How the Media used Trump to insult Mexicans

January 15, 2016 0

MEDIA MEME:  In his first campaign speech, Trump said that all Mexicans are rapists. WHAT REALLY HAPPENED:  Trump said no such thing. But many reporters, news commentators, and political pundits said it frequently.   In […]