Morning Joe shreds Donald Trump after he blames the media for accurately reporting his attacks on black and brown people, that culminated in the deadly El Paso mass shooting by one of the supporters he radicalized.
Trump tweeted: “The Media has a big responsibility to life and safety in our Country. Fake News has contributed greatly to the anger and rage that has built up over many years. News coverage has got to start being fair, balanced and unbiased, or these terrible problems will only get worse!”
The Media has a big responsibility to life and safety in our Country. Fake News has contributed greatly to the anger and rage that has built up over many years. News coverage has got to start being fair, balanced and unbiased, or these terrible problems will only get worse!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 5, 2019
As always, there is a video or tweet for every moment of this international travesty. Trump laughed as one of his Deplorables shouted “kill them” in reference to undocumented migrants coming across the border after he deemed it “an invasion.” Morning Joe played this video several times during show.
After the deadly hate-fueled protests in Charlottesville, Donald Trump said there were fine people on both sides. Again, he gave white supremacists and neo Nazis a pass. He’s doing it again by blaming the press and claiming mental illness was behind the El Paso mass shooting, when law enforcement is treating the massacre as a hate crime.
Of course, Twitter didn’t hold back:
You laughed when MAGA chanted “Send Her Back” and “Lock Her Up” about Americans. You called Nazis fine people. You accused 5 black youths of a crime they didn’t commit. You wanted to ban Muslims from the US & called Mexicans “Bad Hombres”.
It’s not the media.
It’s you, asshole.
— Tony Posnanski (@tonyposnanski) August 5, 2019
Trump now DESPICABLY blames the media for a white supremacist terrorist attack carried out by the El Paso terrorist who LITERALLY used the same words as Trump in his manifesto about immigrants being an “invasion” and wanting to “send them back” #TrumpResignNow
— (((DeanObeidallah))) (@DeanObeidallah) August 5, 2019
so we’re blaming the media for what? accurately reporting on your divisive hate speech? cool story, my dude, whine about it again
— Jeff Tiedrich (@itsJeffTiedrich) August 5, 2019
BULLSHIT. It is YOU who’s responsible for all this anger and rage. Because you’re a sick twisted racist sociopath who only derives pleasure from the pain and suffering of others. Shame on you. This blood is on YOUR hands… #Trump #daytonshooting #ElPasoTerroristAttack
— Andy Ostroy (@AndyOstroy) August 5, 2019