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Trump's Koigate Is Fake News Spun by Shameless White House Press Corps
PJ Media ^ | 11/6/2017 | Patrick Poole

Posted on 11/06/2017 8:49:16 AM PST by RightGeek

One of the contributing factors to Donald Trump's election last year was the widespread perception that the media elites were completely detached from the rest of the country. Many see the media, with its credibility shredded, alternate between reckless mishandling of the truth and pathological lying.

Take, for instance, an entirely manufactured controversy taken from President Trump's current visit to Japan.

An otherwise uneventful photo op with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been falsely spun by the White House press corps as a massive diplomatic blunder.

During the photo op, Trump and Abe were feeding koi in a pond below the balcony with spoons.

After several spoonfuls, PM Abe dumps his box of fish food into the pond. Trump follows in kind.

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But the pool reporter traveling with the president, Justin Sink of Bloomberg, tweeted out that Trump had just decided to dump the whole box into the pond -- never mentioning that he was following PM Abe's lead...

CNN even edited out of its video PM Abe dumping his box of fish food first, zooming in on Trump to make it appear he did it on his own...

New York Magazine/Huffington Post correspondent Yashar Ali:

Trump was supposed to feed the koi by the spoonful with PM Abe but quickly got impatient and dumped the whole box of food into the pond.

And now the fake news Koigate scandal is a full-blown international media narrative:

SNIP: Many tweets from the usual leftist "reporters".

(Excerpt) Read more at pjmedia.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Japan; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: koi; mediabias; shinzoabe; trumpasia; trumpvisit
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Hit the link for video and the tweets from the pondscum
1 posted on 11/06/2017 8:49:16 AM PST by RightGeek
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To: RightGeek

KKK head cheese DJT also hates, not just asians, but their fish too! /s


2 posted on 11/06/2017 8:50:43 AM PST by rktman (Enlisted in the Navy in '67 to protect folks rights to strip my rights. WTH?!)
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To: RightGeek

More proof that the media lies to us constantly.

When they lie even about small things, about things that they don’t have to lie about, just to make Trump look bad, it shows you how small and utterly bankrupt they are.


3 posted on 11/06/2017 8:52:10 AM PST by caligatrux (Rage, rage against the dying of the light.)
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To: RightGeek

FR readers know that the media invents things to promote their agenda.


4 posted on 11/06/2017 8:52:50 AM PST by I want the USA back (Journalists Take Bits of Reality and Slot them into the Existing Script. -Friedman.)
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To: RightGeek

Kiss my grits. I saw all of that, thought it was funny, and realized that the media was probably spinning it bad for Trump.

I had no idea how deceptive they would be to try and hurt Trump.

This will be a great conversation around the dinner table tonight.


5 posted on 11/06/2017 8:53:39 AM PST by wbarmy (I chose to be a sheepdog once I saw what happens to the sheep.)
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To: rktman

DJT is a cheese head? One more reason to like him. Go Pack Go!


6 posted on 11/06/2017 8:54:41 AM PST by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: rktman

Lol - the msm is SOOOOO STUPID. Do they really think that there isn’t footage of what actually happened?

As usual, the president gives the rest of the fish food to the fish in a quicker and more efficient manner. On time and below budget.


7 posted on 11/06/2017 8:54:46 AM PST by JudyinCanada
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To: RightGeek


8 posted on 11/06/2017 8:56:40 AM PST by Fiddlstix (Warning! This Is A Subliminal Tagline! Read it at your own risk!(Presented by TagLines R US))
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To: RightGeek

so stupid of them to think we wouldn’t check them...

but the sheeple will believe them.. and no one ever sees a ‘retraction’ days later...


9 posted on 11/06/2017 8:58:42 AM PST by bitt (press takes him literally, but not seriously; his supporters take him seriously, but not literally)
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To: RightGeek
The mainstream press, as they are called, along with Progressive politicians, may have passed the point described by Thomas Jefferson in the following words:
"Nothing is so mistaken as the supposition, that a person is to extricate himself from a difficulty, by intrigue, by chicanery, by dissimulation, by trimming, by an untruth, by an injustice. This increases the difficulties ten fold; and those who pursue these methods, get themselves so involved at length, that they can turn no way but their infamy becomes more exposed. It is of great importance to set a resolution, not to be shaken, never to tell an untruth. There is no vice so mean, so pitiful, so contemptible; and he who permits himself to tell a lie once, finds it much easier to do it a second and third time, till at length it becomes habitual; he tells lies without attending to it, and truths without the world’s believing him. This falsehood of the tongue leads to that of the heart, and in time depraves all its good dispositions." - See "Letter to Peter Carr, August 19, 1785," in Thomas Jefferson: Writings (New York: The Library of America, 1984), pp. 814-815.

". . . he tells lies without attending to it, and truths without the world's believing him." - Jefferson


10 posted on 11/06/2017 8:59:32 AM PST by loveliberty2
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To: wbarmy

Carping, that’s what they do!


11 posted on 11/06/2017 9:01:57 AM PST by IWontSubmit (2)
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To: RightGeek

GMA this AM showed President Trump dumping first, THEN the Japanese PM...................


12 posted on 11/06/2017 9:04:12 AM PST by Red Badger (Road Rage lasts 5 minutes. Road Rash lasts 5 months!.....................)
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To: RightGeek
I am really surprised that nobody yet has assailed those media bastards, grabbed them by the neck, throttled them, then stripped them naked, covered them with tar and feathers and kicked their butts out of their cushy offices.

I Think it will happen maybe soon.

14 posted on 11/06/2017 9:07:28 AM PST by eCSMaster (Hillary Clinton: the official candidate of the National Sleep Foundation)
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To: RightGeek

This is Pulitzer materials ... the koi vote is YUGE!

The Press Corpse needs to buy or rent a brain.


15 posted on 11/06/2017 9:08:08 AM PST by Chewbarkah
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To: elcid1970

“Rogers” that. Mrs rktman bleeds cheese.


16 posted on 11/06/2017 9:12:14 AM PST by rktman (Enlisted in the Navy in '67 to protect folks rights to strip my rights. WTH?!)
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To: RightGeek

Too bad the fish food isn’t made of ground reporter, but I suppose that might poison the koi.


17 posted on 11/06/2017 9:15:22 AM PST by Flick Lives (The FBI is a taxpayer funded Mafia organization)
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To: RightGeek

Dang, I was hoping this story was true.


18 posted on 11/06/2017 9:23:01 AM PST by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: RightGeek

rigged elections..Rigged News....

DRAIN THE SWAMP!


19 posted on 11/06/2017 9:34:04 AM PST by M-cubed
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To: RightGeek

They are so desperate.


20 posted on 11/06/2017 9:40:54 AM PST by Bigg Red (Vacate the chair! Ryan must go. Dump McConnman, too.)
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