In an early morning tweet, Eric Trump went off on The Washington Post for labeling vandalism at a Trump golf course a “daring act of defiance.” Apparently, Eric is getting tweeting tips from daddy dearest. He says:
“The @WashingtonPost should be ashamed of themselves,” tagging Washington Post owner and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos.“This is a criminal act. Disgusting what some media has become. @JeffBezos.”
— Eric Trump (@EricTrump) March 13, 2017
Since the tweet, The Post have updated their article. The article originally referred to the act of vandalism as a “daring act of defiance.” The editors note reads:
“Beginning of this story was changed to more accurately reflect the nature of the actions taken by a protest group against the Trump golf course in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.”
The beginning of the article now says:
In a statement obtained by the Post, the group that committed the act said they carried out the vandalism because of the Trump administration’s “blatant disregard” for the environment.
“In response to the president’s recent decision to gut our existing protection policies, direct action was conceived and executed on the green of his California golf course in the form of a simple message: NO MORE TIGERS. NO MORE WOODS.”
Now, Trump and his clan of naive supporters will argue and say that this is a criminal act, yet they will disregard all the times Donald Trump has been involved in illegal activities.
Let’s recall the time he violated federal law by claiming proceeds from various Trump products would go to charity, although there is no evidence that Trump ever donated the money to charity.
Or the time he violated Wisconsin election laws by talking with voters as they stood in line to vote.
Let’s also recap all of the proposals he has vowed to pursue as President violate the First, Fourth, Fifth, and Eighth Amendments of the Constitution.
People need to think before they point blame at the media. No, media outlets are not perfect. They make mistakes as well, but there is a distinct difference between making a mistake and owning up to it, and making a mistake then trying to cover it up with lies–which is what Donald Trump has repeatedly done since the very beginning of his campaign.
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