Enemy of the people.
- COPS SHOT, KILLED, Rioters Target Police Across US, Widespread Looting: New York Times “PEACEFUL PROTESTS”
- WAR-ZONE: De Blasio REFUSED Assistance of National Guard to Stop the Looting, Rioting, NYPD Targeted
- TERROR TV: Inciter Anderson Cooper Attacks President Church Visit
Must watch video destroying the media’s BS narrative that those rioting, looting and burning down communities are “mostly peaceful protesters.” The MSM refuses to accept reality & will do anything to protect Democrats and defend the lawlessness we’re seeing from the radical left! https://t.co/4ZnMkXKv4a
— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) June 2, 2020
VIDEO: TV Journalists Defend, Excuse Five Nights of Riots
By MRCNews, June 2, 2020
From the start, TV news media have done their darnedest to paint the riots happening across the country in a positive light. While many journalists have glossed over the widespread violence by relying on misleading characterizations like “mostly peaceful,” others have outright defended and justified the rioting.
Some of the these attempts to sanitize the rioting have bordered on parody. For a sampling of the media’s most desperate damage control, watch the video below:
Last Friday MSNBC’s Ali Velshi stood in front of a burning building and absurdly refused to describe the scene as “unruly.” That’s a descriptor more appropriately reserved for a hyper kindergarten class than for felonious arson — but evidently even that soft language was a bridge too far for Velshi: “I want to be clear in how I characterize this. This was, uh, mostly a protest. It is not, generally speaking, unruly. But fires have been started.”
The following evening, CNN’s Don Lemon deemed the riots a “mechanism” for “some sort of change.” The CNN Tonight host fumblingly argued that the kind of rioting unfolding on-screen was “how this country was started,” likening the destruction and looting to the Boston Tea Party:
Our country was started because — this is how — the Boston Tea Party. Rioting. So don’t — do not get it twisted and think that, oh, this is something that has not — has never happened before, and this is so terrible, and where are we, and these savages, and all of that. This is how this country was started.
TV journalists have a lengthy track record of excusing mob behavior ostensibly motivated by racial grievances. Back during the Los Angeles riots in response to the police shooting of Rodney King, USA Today contributor Julianne Malveaux described the rioters as “freedom fighters,” in a May 10, 1992 San Francisco Examiner column. She went on: “I not only accept the rebellions in Los Angeles, I identify with them.”
Just five years ago, then-CNN commentator Marc Lamont Hill justified the crimes committed by rioters in Baltimore:
During CNN’s live coverage on Monday night of the Baltimore riots, CNN commentator Marc Lamont Hill urged viewers to view what was taking place as “not a riot” but “uprisings” in response to African-Americans “dying in the streets for months, years, decades, centuries” due to “police terrorism.”
Have a tip we should know? Your anonymity is NEVER compromised. Email email@example.com
The Truth Must be Told
Your contribution supports independent journalism
Please take a moment to consider this. Now, more than ever, people are reading Geller Report for news they won't get anywhere else. But advertising revenues have all but disappeared. Google Adsense is the online advertising monopoly and they have banned us. Social media giants like Facebook and Twitter have blocked and shadow-banned our accounts. But we won't put up a paywall. Because never has the free world needed independent journalism more.
Everyone who reads our reporting knows the Geller Report covers the news the media won't. We cannot do our ground-breaking report without your support. We must continue to report on the global jihad and the left's war on freedom. Our readers’ contributions make that possible.
Geller Report's independent, investigative journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce. But we do it because we believe our work is critical in the fight for freedom and because it is your fight, too.
Please contribute here.
Make a monthly commitment to support The Geller Report – choose the option that suits you best.