Another media manipulation fail

For two weeks now, the news media, Hollywood and the Democrats that depended on them have been working themselves into a lather over “separating families.”

So certain are they that flogging this story while trying to manipulate the public will result in a tsunami-size Blue Wave.

And how’s it going?

Well, according to Rasmussen, 54% of Americans blame the illegal alien parents for the crisis on the border.

Only 35% say the government is to blame.

Meanwhile, 54% of voting Americans are in complete agreement with President Trump that the United States will not be turned into a migrant camp.

So in other words, this is yet another media manipulation fail.

And the only people who didn’t see that coming are the ones who cried along with Rachel Maddow.

But wait! There’s more!

You know that now famous picture of the little girl crying?

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Of course you do.

The media has made that picture an avatar for the manipulated crisis.

Well, it turns out the Honduran mother and daughter were never separated at the border [hat tip The Daily Mail].

And it gets worse … for the media.

According to the little girl’s father, his wife and daughter are together and just fine.

Worse still, the wife, who is claiming “political asylum,” kinda got outed as a fraud … by her own husband. Who, by the way, is still in Honduras.

According to the Dad who is a port captain at Puerto Cortes, his wife told him she always dreamed of living in America.

But he didn’t agree with the idea of them trekking across Mexico and illegally crossing the border. And, as Dad put it, things in Honduras are fine, not great, but fine.

In other words, his wife and daughter didn’t make that trek to escape some unspeakable horror in order to gain justifiable asylum.

She just wanted to illegally enter the US.

Ah, well.

The media manipulation fails again.

Of course at the end of the day, the media doesn’t care that they’re peddling lies.

The fact is, they know they’re lying.

If they were really about getting to the truth and reporting facts, the photographer who took that picture would have checked up on who that little girl was and whether the woman standing next to her is her mom.

But facts be damned. There’s a public to manipulate!

My guess is, the news media took one look at that picture and thought, “We got it! We got Trump’s “Elian Gonzalez” photo!!! This will destroy him!!!!!

And all inquiry stopped right there.

They don’t want to report the facts.

They’re too busy crafting a narrative to manipulate the emotions of the American people.

And from Rasmussen’s numbers it’s clear that the media manipulation is failing spectacularly.

But that’s what happens when the news media turns into a 24/7, non-stop Sally Struthers Christian Children’s Fund commercial.

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There’s only so much emotional exploitation and manipulation we can take.

At least the Sally Struthers commercials were mercifully brief.

Hammering the American people all day every day in the same insipid, weepy fashion will simply result in us tuning out.

And letting Ana Navarro scream like an unhinged lunatic isn’t exactly a winning tactic either.

Besides, by now most Americans know that the news media is lying to them.

They know all this yelling and sobbing and kvetching and pearl-clutching is an act.

They know the objective isn’t to “reunite families” but to get Democrats elected in November.

And President Trump knows it too.

See, this is exactly why the media manipulation isn’t working anymore.

Unlike feckless squishy Republicans who cave at the first phony tear, President Trump calls out the lies.

The news media, Hollywood (and the Democrats who depend on them) have gone all-in on this so-called “crisis.”

They really do believe that it is the crest of this mythical Blue Wave that will take them all the way to victory in November.

But it isn’t working.

Like I said last week, this is going to backfire.

And from the looks of that Rasmussen poll, it already has.

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6 thoughts on “Another media manipulation fail

  • June 22, 2018 at 9:10 am

    “There’s only so much emotional exploitation and manipulation we can take.”

    THANK YOU!!!

    I am WAY past sick of the Liberal Bigots and their lies.

    It’s the reason I have been watching a LOT of kitten videos on You Tube.

  • June 22, 2018 at 10:16 am

    I believe America is finally sick with the entire, “Liberal outrage” where they overblow everything and tug on heart strings.

    The left does push too hard and too far.

  • June 22, 2018 at 12:42 pm

    Watch this video of Obumbler and other democraps talking about illegal immigration and then look up the word “hypocrite” in the dictionary and you will see a picture of a democrap and a liberal.

  • June 22, 2018 at 1:11 pm

    This is just deflection from the IG report becuae dhimmicrats are going to be arrested.

  • June 22, 2018 at 3:27 pm

    What REALLY makes me sick with all this is that the poor kids are being used as pawns by both the Illegals and the Liberal Bigots

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