LevinTV host Mark Levin blasted “hate-journalism” by CNN’s Jake Tapper Wednesday after Tapper compared President Donald Trump to Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and suggested both have a history of using anti-Semitic tropes.
Tapper purported to show that President Donald Trump has a history of using anti-Semitic tropes after the president condemned the anti-Semitic remarks by Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn. Tapper played a clip of Trump as a presidential candidate telling the Republican Jewish Coalition they want to “control” politicians, dug up a deleted Trump retweet featuring the Star of David and a pile of cash, and played the 2017 video of Trump saying there were “very fine people” on both sides of the Charlottesville rally.
Levin slammed Tapper in a Facebook note:
For a more comprehensive “news” story than Tapper’s presentation, regurgitated by Mediaite in the link below, CNN might have included the praise Trump has repeatedly received from the government of the Jewish state of Israel, his enormous popularity among Jews in Israel, his decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, his movement of the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem, his appointment of an Orthodox Jew as ambassador to Israel, his repeal of the Iran deal, the fact that his daughter is a convert to Judaism, the fact that he has three Jewish grandchildren, the fact that the white supremacist who slaughtered Jews in a Pittsburgh synagogue was a Trump hater, Trump’s definitive statement after the attack about “standing with our Jewish brothers and sisters to defeat anti-Semitism,” and his unequivocal defense of Israel in the UN.
To compare Trump to this anti-Semitic Islamist is a disgraceful piece of Tapper hate-journalism and CNN propaganda. It’s also an excuse for its past slobbering in defense of Obama’s anti-Israel policies and refusal to fully expose Omar’s bigotry.
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Chris Pandolfo is a staff writer and type-shouter for Conservative Review. He holds a B.A. in politics and economics from Hillsdale College. His interests are conservative political philosophy, the American founding, and progressive rock. Follow him on Twitter for doom-saying and great album recommendations @ChrisCPandolfo.
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