Skip to comments.CNN, MSNBC, NY Times Spread False Story About Fewer Patriots Visiting Trump White House
Posted on 04/20/2017 2:26:59 PM PDT by ForYourChildren
The New York Times spread a pair of misleading photos of the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots visiting the Trump and Obama White Houses, giving the false impression that significantly fewer Patriots players and staffers showed up for President Trump.
The tweet quickly went viral, picking up over 44,000 retweets.
"Patriots' turnout for President Obama in 2015 vs. Patriots' turnout for President Trump today: https://t.co/OxMEOqZonI pic.twitter.com/pLmJWhOw1j"
NYT Sports (@NYTSports) April 19, 2017
But the Patriots explained in their own tweet that the Times was comparing apples and oranges. The 2015 photo included about 40 staff members, who were sitting on the lawn Tuesday.
"These photos lack context. Facts: In 2015, over 40 football staff were on the stairs. In 2017, they were seated on the South Lawn. https://t.co/iIYtV0hR6Y"
New England Patriots (@Patriots) April 20, 2017
Trump himself called out the Times on Thursday morning.
"Failing @nytimes, which has been calling me wrong for two years, just got caught in a big lie concerning New England Patriots visit to W.H."
Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 20, 2017
By then, other media outlets had pounced on the photos.
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What is reported in the Times,on CNN and others like them does not bother me. I never watch or read them anyway.
I know one former Patriot that would kill himself to be there................oh wait. ...to soon?
Does anyone else read “free bacon” when reading articles from this publisher?
No, perfectly tasteless, considering the scum bag involved.
The mediots are still trying to say there were big gaps in the Inauguration crowd.
“Does anyone else read free bacon when reading articles from this publisher?”
I don’t know about anyone else, but I sure do.
I just look for articles to post from them.
All the free bacon from Washington anyone can want.
Brucie is onesicksonofabitch!
Too funny to see them get caught.
I found some pics..
Right.. They were breaking down FENCES to see Obama... HAHAHA This is what PASSES FOR NEWS? The MSM is Dead.. Jim... he he
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