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Old 04-26-2020, 07:58 PM   #111 (permalink)
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Its a free country if people want to drink bleach or lysol, they should be able to.
Then I won't have to worry about any further stupidity from them.


I'm okay with their behavior. But should White House briefings be targeting our own people with disinformation?

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Old 04-26-2020, 08:01 PM   #112 (permalink)
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But should White House briefings be targeting our own people with disinformation?
Slow your roll.


Don't be part of the problem.
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Trump skips briefing amid fears of overexposure ...
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...amid concerns among Republicans and White House advisers that his near-constant presence on television is diminishing his standing and could sabotage his reelection campaign.
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On Friday, Trump changed his approach, speaking for less than 30 minutes and taking no questions. By Saturday, the president had gone dark. The White House coronavirus task force met privately but did not hold a briefing.
They canceled the entire thing instead of allowing the adults to get together?
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Old 04-26-2020, 10:17 PM   #117 (permalink)
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They canceled the entire thing instead of allowing the adults to get together?
That's not what it says. Posting wrong answers again?

Maybe it's because it's FLOTUS's birthday?


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Don't be part of the problem.
The problem?

The host of your clip points out at 0:49 that Trump "was turning to medical experts".

Or as Dr. Birx, one of those experts, put it, “When he gets new information, he likes to talk that through out loud and really have that dialogue — and so that’s what dialogue he was having. I think he just saw the information at the time immediately before the press conference and he was still digesting that information.”

Or as White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany puts it, he was taken "out of context".

Or can we take him at his own word? Skip ahead to 2:15, when the reporter says "...clarify your comment about injections of disinfectants.." and gets overridden by "I was asking a question sarcastically to reporters like you to see what would happen"



Really, "I had just been told about disinfectants and was brainstorming" would not be an embarrassing response there.

So the President and two key officials variously claim that he was sarcastic, taken out of context and still processing information when he was supposed to be disseminating information. And we've got your fanboy claiming that he was consulting medical experts, when the woman claiming he was still processing the information he had apparently just been given was one of those experts being turned to.

I'm sorry, but those briefings are for giving information and guidance. If Trump, Birx, McEnany and Crowder, all presumably Trump supporters, have unambiguous statements that essentially call all the others liars, how can you see the problem as being anyone outside that group?

I'm interested. Does that make me very nasty and therefore negate all the conflicting statements above? Really, freebeard- you posted Crowder's video. His take directly conflicts with those of Trump, Birx and McEnany. Please discuss.
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Or can we take him at his own word? Skip ahead to 2:15, when the reporter says "...clarify your comment about injections of disinfectants.." and gets overridden by "I was asking a question sarcastically to reporters like you to see what would happen"
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Really, "I had just been told about disinfectants and was brainstorming" would not be an embarrassing response there.
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I'm interested. Does that make me very nasty and therefore negate all the conflicting statements above? Really, freebeard- you posted Crowder's video. His take directly conflicts with those of Trump, Birx and McEnany. Please discuss.
I can't make you nasty, only you can make you nasty.

I'd say two things.

How many days of 2 hour briefings (on top of doing his job) did it take for the 'reporters' in the room to find something they could ride into the ground. I can see why after he gave them the red meat they wanted, he'd step back or rebrand as 'reopening' briefings. Over/under on how long it would take to find something to 'report' on then?

Did you think it sounded sarcastic? I certainly didn't. I suspect it was a Jedi mind trick (per Scott Adams) to short-circuit the discussion, and the 'reporters' brains. As you reported "I was asking a question sarcastically to reporters like you to see what would happen". I'm not retracing my steps to see what point I might thought was made by the Youtube video.

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Just to be clear, I don't think they are reporting. They are Manufacturing Consent

I check for you, it's on Youtube. search_query=Manufacturing+Consent%3A+Noam+Chomsky +and+the+Media+

No excuse not to know this.
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Old 04-28-2020, 12:39 AM   #120 (permalink)
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