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Even Before Landfall, the Media’s “Florence is Trump’s Katrina” Narrative is Underway
DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon

Posted on 09/12/2018 4:44:10 AM PDT by EyesOfTX

Today’s Campaign Update (Because The Campaign Never Ends)

That Bob Woodward’s a saint! Wait, he said what about John Brennan? Oh, uh, that Bob Woodward’s a skunk! – Look for the Obama sycophant tune about Bob Woodward and his new book start to change today, as it was revealed overnight that his book contains a damaging allegation about Obama’s rancid CIA Director John Brennan.

Woodward’s book alleges that Brennan endorsed the fake Trump Dossier paid for by the Clinton Campaign and DNC late in 2016, something Brennan has denied doing. Woodward’s allegation about Brennan is of course based on nothing but the claims of an anonymous source, a source who may or may not actually even exist.

A spokesman for Mr. Brennan told the Washington Times that Brennan “never approved of the dossier. In fact, the source said, he worked to make sure it wasn’t included in the intelligence community assessment of Russian election interference.” The source went on to say that Brennan did not approve of the dossier because “it wasn’t corroborated intel,” a rare instance in which we can confirm our former CIA Director is actually telling the truth, given that nothing in the fake Dossier has been corroborated to this very day.

Of course, none of that prevented Brennan from sharing the Dossier with his buddy Jim Comey and others at the Obama FBI. Nor did it prompt Brennan to work to ensure the contents of the Dossier were not used by the anti-Trump cabal within the DOJ and FBI to form the basis for no fewer than four FISA warrants to spy on the Trump campaign and Administration, an effort of which he was certainly well aware.

At any rate, thanks to this excellent reporting by the Washington Times – which no one at the New York Times or Washington Post could be bothered to perform – Democrats are finding out what it’s like to be on Bob Woodward’s yarn-spinning receiving end this morning. Woodward should probably wear his big boy pants today, because the blowback is going to be vicious.

How many layers of Anonymous does Woodward get before the referee calls him offsides? – I got a kick last night when the apparent 12 year-old children who control The Hill’s twitter feed (@TheHill) sent out the following little ditty:

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The Hill ✔ @thehill Woodward says "key" Trump official told him book is "1000-percent correct" http://hill.cm/KTNuliZ

4:13 PM - Sep 11, 2018 2,134 1,791 people are talking about this Twitter Ads info and privacy So, to be clear, that would be the anonymous “key” Trump official confirming the gossip coming from other anonymous “key” Trump officials who claim to have heard still other “key” Trump officials say a bunch of stuff that those “key” Trump officials all deny having ever said? Well….yeah.

How does Woodward saying that qualify as “news” to any legitimate news organization, which The Hill actually used to be? In all seriousness, our fake journalistic community appears to have lost all touch with what their profession is supposed to be about at this point. It’s terribly sad to watch, and remains a clear and present danger to the survival of our Republic.

Everything in our fake news media is political, even the weather and tennis shoes. – We have arrived at a point at which the journalists who are supposed to serve as our nation’s “watchdogs” over those in power now merit watching more than those in power do. There is not a single mainstream media outlet today that can be trusted to report straight news. Every report, regardless of its subject matter, is now tinged with the political viewpoints of the reporters and editors and producers and corporate flunkies.

We can’t even trust media outlets to report the weather straight anymore, as the run-up to the landfall of Hurricane Florence clearly demonstrates. I awoke this morning to an ABC radio news report in which the anchor guy used his report on Florence to bash President Trump for the Administration’s handling of last year’s multiple hurricane impacts on Puerto Rico. The report was raft with loaded phrases like “the President claims”, “many (unnamed) experts have criticized his handling,” and “thousands of Puerto Ricans were without” power, water, you name it, as if the President himself directed the hurricanes’ advance, or was personally responsible for the 50 years of graft, corruption and infrastructure neglect by the island terroritory’s Democrat-dominated government.

Even before Florence does any damage at all, our fake news media is working hard to set this up as “Trump’s Katrina,” make no mistake about it. All the fake reporters and fake editors and fake producers are frustrated as hell that they couldn’t successfully create that narrative related to any of the four major hurricane events in 2017, so you can count on them to work overtime on getting it done with Florence.

But assessing blame before the fact is just one of the media tactics we’re already seeing. The efforts to blame every hurricane that takes place on “global warming” or “climate change” have become so ubiquitous now that we hardly even notice them.

If you want to understand how specious that argument is, take a look a the data in this tweet from noted climate expert Roger Pielke, Jr.:

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Roger Pielke Jr. ✔ @RogerPielkeJr This figure from @philklotzbach shows FL and US east coast major hurricane history since 1915 ⤵️

3:21 PM - Sep 11, 2018 159 149 people are talking about this Twitter Ads info and privacy This is just factual, official government data, folks, not some CNN talking head’s opinion. As you can see, major hurricane events along the East Coast and Florida were roughly 3 times more frequent during the half-century from 1915 through 1965 than they have been since 1966. This is 180 degrees contrary to the climate scammer argument that rising levels of carbon dioxide cause more frequent and more intense hurricane events.

Florida looks like a damn pin cushion during that earlier time frame. Given that Chevrolet didn’t start making Suburbans until 1936 and didn’t begin selling them in any great quantities until the 1980s, your SUVs didn’t do that.

Hurricanes happen. Sometimes the U.S. gets hit frequently, and sometimes – like the decade prior to 2017 – the U.S. doesn’t get hit at all for long periods of time. That SUV you’re using to drive your kids to and from school and their extra-curricular activities doesn’t have anything to do with it.

Just another day in all fake news all the time about everything America.

That is all.

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TOPICS: Conspiracy; Humor; Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: bloggers; fakenews; mediabias; trump; trumpwinsagain
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1 posted on 09/12/2018 4:44:10 AM PDT by EyesOfTX
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To: EyesOfTX

Funny, as much as they hate PRESIDENT Trump, that is how much I despise them.


2 posted on 09/12/2018 4:51:15 AM PDT by madison10 (Pray for President Trump and the midterm elections -88-)
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To: EyesOfTX

Lets see how PDJT handlea this. the n.c. coast aint New Orleans. its open farm country and bedroom communities. Not a nest of do nuttins and welfare queeens. I predict after the storm the walmart wont be looted for t.v’s and beer.


3 posted on 09/12/2018 5:00:25 AM PDT by Ikeon (Stay away from him, he'll rip your lungs out Jim, but I'd like to meet his Tailor)
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To: EyesOfTX

Huuummmmm. I thought Puerto Rico was President Trump’s Katrina. /sarc


4 posted on 09/12/2018 5:02:49 AM PDT by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is July 4th, Democrats believe every day is April 15th.)
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To: Ikeon

Agreed but they will focus on ANY and I mean ANY negative.


5 posted on 09/12/2018 5:07:10 AM PDT by V_TWIN
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To: OrioleFan

Katrina was President Trump’s Katrina. double/sarc


6 posted on 09/12/2018 5:08:13 AM PDT by V_TWIN
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To: EyesOfTX

I propose a drinking game (soft drinks for me). Every time the media mentions global warming, George Bush, Dick Cheney, or Donald Trump as blame for this storm, take a drink!


7 posted on 09/12/2018 5:10:17 AM PDT by 2nd Amendment
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To: EyesOfTX

Rush, Hannity, Levin, Savage, Wilkow, etc. all have many times the audience of the ‘main stream media’.

So why do the ‘main stream media; still get into the white house and control the daily news stories? And why do we keep talking about them instead of making the headlines of the day?

Hannity and Sarah Carter seem to be the only ones making major news- Brietbart is good but they are second to Hannity in terms of NEW stories.


8 posted on 09/12/2018 5:10:24 AM PDT by Mr. K (No consequence of repealing Obamacare is worse than Obamacare itself.)
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To: EyesOfTX

Trump is a genius at problem solving. If given the freedom to put his plan(s) into action, and not thwarted by anyone, he’ll handle this just fine.


9 posted on 09/12/2018 5:11:28 AM PDT by MayflowerMadam (Have an A-1 day.)
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To: V_TWIN
Agreed but they will focus on ANY and I mean ANY negative.

Even worse, when the Fed's step up and do an outstanding job in the aftermath, the media will undoubtedly say, "We scared/shamed Trump into responding."

10 posted on 09/12/2018 5:17:16 AM PDT by Quality_Not_Quantity (Capitalists sign their checks on the front. Socialists sign theirs on the back.)
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To: EyesOfTX

I was tell my husband this morning that they probably already have the stories written about how horrible the response is. Once it hits land all they have to do is push a button to get them out there. They have interviewed all their “anonymous sources” already. If one “person of color” dies, that will prove that Trump is also a racist...


11 posted on 09/12/2018 5:17:23 AM PDT by Saveourcountry
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The hype is all about ratings and advertising dollars.


12 posted on 09/12/2018 5:17:56 AM PDT by Hatteras
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To: EyesOfTX

Won’t work because the Carolinas have competent governing.


13 posted on 09/12/2018 5:22:29 AM PDT by Phillyred (Kieran Hussie)
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To: Quality_Not_Quantity

There can be no lose of life, they’ll find something, if thay can’t they’ll just make stuff up. They dont care about truth any more. End justifys the means, and THAT is bringing down our President.


14 posted on 09/12/2018 5:23:10 AM PDT by V_TWIN
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To: Hatteras

“The hype is all about ratings and advertising dollars.”

I’ve been in a hurricane and the minute I hear one is coming my way I head for the hills. It may be partially for ad dollars, but the people should get out of there, even if they have to live in their cars.

I’m praying that it stalls offshore and heads back out to sea.


15 posted on 09/12/2018 5:35:22 AM PDT by Saveourcountry
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To: V_TWIN

“There can be no lose of life, they’ll find something, if thay can’t they’ll just make stuff up. They dont care about truth any more. End justifys the means, and THAT is bringing down our President.”

I agree with you. I think the stories have already been written, in fact...


16 posted on 09/12/2018 5:37:05 AM PDT by Saveourcountry
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To: EyesOfTX

Ridiculous. Overreach much?

GW got a bad rap for Katrina...as far as I understand it, the local authorities, the state, etc had to ask for federal help.


17 posted on 09/12/2018 5:41:04 AM PDT by proud American in Canada
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To: EyesOfTX
That was apparent right off.

All those weather broads in their cheesy cocktail lounge get-ups, who can barely speak or enunciate properly, who trip all over the English language with excitement at continuous face time on national TV, have swallowed enough kool aid to choke the whole stable.

18 posted on 09/12/2018 5:53:25 AM PDT by SMARTY ("Nearly all men can stand adversity...to test a man's character, give him power." A. Lincoln)
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To: proud American in Canada

GW had assets ready to go, but legally needed the states permission to move those assets. Governor Blanco of Louisana would not give that permission, plus blocked volunteers from neighboring states, including harder hit Mississippi. Then she turns around and says that GW did nothing.
Later, the mayor of San Juan, PR, does the same thing.
All this for the sole purpose of making a Republican president look bad.


19 posted on 09/12/2018 6:21:15 AM PDT by Fred Hayek (The Democratic Party is now the operational arm of the CPUSA)
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To: EyesOfTX

The blaming started during Bush’s presidency, stopped during the pot-smoking, gay, marxist, m*slim loving presidency, and has resumed once again.

Just like homelessless - same schedule.


20 posted on 09/12/2018 6:33:26 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Cynicism is the only refuge in a world that is determined to eliminate itself.)
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