“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 […]

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 […]

“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 Many People Celebrated in New Jersey on 9/11?

January 21, 2016 8

MEDIA MEME:  Donald Trump falsely claimed that during the terrorist attacks of September 11, he saw thousands of Muslims cheering in New Jersey. He grossly lied, because nobody cheered in New Jersey. WHAT REALLY HAPPENED: […]

No, Trump didn’t mock that disability

January 17, 2016 5

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 […]

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 […]