WaPo Tried to Fact-Check Trump on Who Runs the Most Dangerous Cities ... and Failed Miserably
Matt Margolis-Opinion : Jun 29, 2020
"Is it really that hard for the media to admit when Trump is right? How many bogus fact checks does it take for a so-called journalist to be embarrassed?"
[PJMedia.com] Earlier [last] week, Democrats blocked the Republican-written police reform bill, the JUSTICE Act. President Trump responded to this disgrace by pointing out the Democrats have [an abysmal] record when it comes to crime. "You hear about certain places like Chicago and you hear about what's going on in Detroit and other cities, all Democrat-run. Every one of them is Democrat-run," Trump said. "The 20 worst, the 20 most dangerous are Democrat-run." (Image: Washington Post /via Twitter)
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Democrats now risk losing the high ground on police reform, and the media has chosen to step in and play defense for them. Which is exactly what Philip Bump of the Washington Post did. According to Bump, President Trump's claim is dead wrong. "Trump keeps claiming that the most dangerous cities in America are all run by Democrats. They aren't," reads the headline of his fact check.
With a headline like this, certainly, Mr. Bump was going to provide us with statistics or a chart that showed that the most violent cities in America are somewhat more evenly controlled by Democrats and Republicans. If you thought that, you'd be wrong... Subscribe for free to Breaking Christian News here
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