The lamestream media have long cheered leftist violence and vandalism. Oh, they deny it, but their own words betray them. They may not be willing to club grandma at a rally, but they would certainly hold the coats for those who do.
Countless media people have called for the president’s assassinations or the wringing of Sarah Sander’s neck among other ideas that are equally heinous.
At some point, calling — when you call a group of people you otherize them the way he’s doing with the press, calling them sick, sort of dehumanizing them, it makes violence against the press easier to rationalize for some. That’s the concern that many news organizations have right now.
I told him that although the phrase ‘fake news’ is untrue and harmful, I am far more concerned about his labeling journalists ‘the enemy of the people.’ I warned that this inflammatory language is contributing to a rise in threats against journalists and will lead to violence.
[Trump’s] treating the press corps as his opponent because it’s convenient and creates a… perceived enemy for him to attack. That really is a hate movement and the results are what we see at these rallies. … And because he’s holding rallies more and more often, we are seeing it more and more often. And this is why reporters like Acosta are saying that ‘this is worrisome, someone might get hurt.’
But, if you truly believe that such language results in violence against the media, although the president has never called for a reporter to be attacked, what does this language from the media say?
CNN whips up hostility against Trump voters by calling them racist.
And how about the NYT who hired Sarah Jeong… who is a bigot who hates cops? She has called for violence against whites and the cops, but the Times doesn’t seem to mind it when it comes from one of their own.