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 […]

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 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 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 […]