Posts tagged ‘fake news’

February 17, 2017

A “Festivus Press Conference” Limerick

by Joel Kravitz

After watching todays Press conference that was as much improv as it was impromptu, I watched the post-Press conference analysis on CNN, Trump’s arch enemy. I heard Jake Trapper, a CNN political analyst include this in his statement -“But then instead of focusing on his accomplishments and offering an optimistic, positive view of what he’s doing for this country, it was an airing of grievances. It was Festivus.” A presidential press conference was compared to an episode of a sitcom. There is nothing comical about this situation….but it did lead to this…..

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January 17, 2017

A “Fake Favorability Rating”Limerick

by Joel Kravitz

http://www.npr.org/2017/01/17/510256862/trump-polls-tweet-favorability-popular

Trump Fires Back After Polls Show His Favorability Ratings In The Basement

It has been reported by an ABC News-Washington Post poll and corroborated by a CNN poll that Trump enters the White House with the lowest favorability rating of any incoming President in 40 years. I can think of no other President that engaged in hostilities with his critics in the manner Trump does. You are either for him or you are fake. And he wonders why his fitness to be President is called into question. Which led to this…..

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January 5, 2017

A “Flip Flopping Presidential Mindset” Limerick

by Joel Kravitz

A recurring theme both pre and post election has been Trump’s flip flopping on issues. I’m sure there are many people hoping that there will be a lot of that going on as he took some extreme stances to build enough of a constituency who voted for him. This constituency was built with a platform of lies and fear, the only rhetoric that could motivate a large disgruntled portion of the American people to vote for him. It wasn’t enough to elect him. He needed the large number of people who voted against Hillary Clinton. Those are the people praying for more flip flopping and his constituency is expecting him to make good on everything. The fact is that he is a flip flopper.

I was reading this article which may or not be fake news, as if I could tell the difference.

http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2016/11/trump-flip-flops-president-elect-214478

And it led to this……..

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