The truth that it was not shocking didn’t make it any much less disturbing. After President Trump assailed Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar at a North Carolina rally Wednesday night time, his crowd of supporters broke right into a chant, shouting in unison, “SEND HER BACK!” Then, as Kaitlan Collins reported on-air, Trump “paused a second to let that chant develop some momentum.”
On the finish of his program, Chris Cuomo summed issues up succinctly: “Trump says he desires to ‘make America nice once more.’ However what he means is ‘make America hate once more.'”
Omar quotes Maya Angelou
Maddow: Trump’s racist outburst might be “new regular” till election day
Opening her present on Wednesday night time, Rachel Maddow informed her viewers, “It has been one other ‘are you able to imagine it?’ day in information.” After filling in viewers on the mantra that broke out at Trump’s rally, Maddow supplied an unsettling thought: It is “potential that is the brand new regular for the subsequent yr and a half.” She recommended Trump’s re-election technique may simply be to “stoke the outrage any manner” he can, in an effort to provoke his base.
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Snapshot of America
Protection set to enter day 5
Typically, with the chaotic information cycle, it may be laborious for tales — even the explosive ones — to stay. That has not been the case with the racist feedback Trump has directed on the 4 minority congresswomen. On Thursday, protection of the feedback will enter day quantity 5.
Keep in mind when?
“When is Donald Trump going to cease embarrassing his mates, not to mention the entire nation?” That is not a quote from a liberal MSNBC host reacting to this week’s racist feedback from Trump. And it isn’t from a Democratic presidential contender.
Murdoch’s tweet is an efficient reminder of how a lot issues have modified over the previous 4 years. Again in 2015, earlier than Trump cemented his takeover of the Republican Get together, Murdoch and his information organizations had been extra keen to name Trump out when he crossed the road.
>> It is a small case examine, however underscores fairly a distinction in how Murdoch’s media organizations dealt with Trump’s McCain feedback again in 2015 vs his racist feedback in 2019…
In some other information cycle…
That is huge information. In some other presidency, it is laborious to think about it not being the clear dominant story. And whereas it was coated Wednesday, it felt just like the vote simply got here and went, as if it was only a regular course of enterprise. It is one more instance of how numb now we have turn out to be to the bonkers information cycle wherein we discover ourselves residing.
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