PJ Media, by Patrick Poole, July 25, 2017:
In an attempt to lower the bar on fake news, the media cartel merchants last night and earlier today attacked Trump for tweeting about a “classified” CIA Syria rebel support program that has been the worst-kept secret in the Middle East for the past five years:
This is the same “classified” program that the Washington Post, New York Times, and many other outlets reported on Trump cancelling just last week:
Anyone else find it weird that both WaPo and NYT had exactly the same take?
The head of Special Operations Command, Gen. Tony Thomas, confirmed the closure of the rebel support program last Friday at the Aspen Security Forum, a comment that many media outlets reported on:
You can even find a Reuters report on Gen. Thomas’ statements at the New York Times:
Even worse, the former vice chair of the Democratic National Committee, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, spoke about the same “classified” CIA program on Tucker Carlson’s showLAST NIGHT, but without the media outrage:
All that notwithstanding, the media cartel went into anti-Trump berserker mode:
Now remember, these are some of the exact same outlets that reported on the cancellation of the CIA program LAST WEEK.
Obama officials and Obama himself have talked to the press about the CIA program publicly and on background since the program was announced FIVE YEARS AGO:
Who do they think they’re fooling?
The non-stop manufactured outrage directed at Trump by the same media cartel that was AWOL on Obama DOJ gun-running to Mexican cartels, Benghazi, Hillary’s illegal mail server, and pallets of cash flown to the largest state sponsor of terrorism is one of the factors that contributed to his election in the first place.
It’s not only exhausting, it’s hypocritical.
Even more remarkable is that as newsrooms are laying off hundreds, this behavior is not even in their own self-interest.
America is long over the pretense that the news media are trying to be objective. Many Americans, myself included, are just tired of the mendacity, duplicity, and hypocrisy of the hyper-partisan media cartel.