BREAKING: White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA) calls on President Trump to denounce a video reportedly shown at a conservative conference that depicts him gunning down media organizations – The Hill— News Breaking LIVE (@NewsBreaking) October 14, 2019
The violent video showing a fake Trump murdering journalists and lawmakers has been up on YouTube for more than a year. And the video made its way to a pro-Trump conference at Doral last week, per the NYT. pic.twitter.com/uVlWnsLmxz— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) October 14, 2019
Call someone an “enemy” over and over again, and you have some responsibility for what happens to them.— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) October 14, 2019
Trump is responsible for a climate that is so hateful, so hostile toward journalists that it spawns videos like this one. https://t.co/mn1W8W69M1
i wonder what the president’s christian supporters will think of a video showing him shooting people in a church. doesn’t matter if it’s ripped off a clip from “Kingsman.” there was one semi-recent tragic event that came to my mind, at least.— hannah gais (@hannahgais) October 14, 2019
watched the video that roughly matches the times description. (i’m not linking to it, and the times made the right decision not to as well.) somewhat unclear how this isn’t a violation of @youtube‘s ToS.— hannah gais (@hannahgais) October 14, 2019
The American Nazis have arrived. Will you be a part of stopping them? Not acting is an act.— Anthony Scaramucci (@Scaramucci) October 14, 2019
Disgusting intolerable incitement of violence.
Macabre Video of Fake Trump Shooting Media and Critics Is Shown at His Resort – The New York Times https://t.co/U9zNIp7WMs
I feel like vomiting— David S. Joachim (@davidjoachim) October 14, 2019
“He could denounce it, say it’s not funny, that it crosses a line that should not be crossed in public discourse, not even in an attempt to be funny. He won’t do that, though,” writes @roddreher of @amconmag, which posted the video https://t.co/dEyXItBpwF pic.twitter.com/1Ub4pcYLVR
Above all else, the Kingsman parody showing Trump massacring news outlet logos, anti-Trump celebrities, and rival politicians is PATHETIC. Or, to use a shorter word that’s one of his favorites: SAD!— Greg Olear (@gregolear) October 14, 2019
Seriously: the video, like Trump, is a sad f*cking joke.
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I thought it was a funny meme.
For a brief moment, I was reminded of the 2016 election which was 24/7 pearl clutching by cuckservatives and progressive journos. As president, Blompf has failed to live up to the hype, but the video depicts who his supporters were trying to elect when they voted for him in 2016. They wanted a champion who was going to fight for once for their interests.
In the video, Donald Trump destroys all his enemies in the media who are also the enemies of his supporters. He destroys all the cucks like Mitt Romney too who are on the same side as the media. It is political comedy that makes fun of the insufferable humorless scolds on both sides who are lording it over our culture. The Trumpsman depicts the fantasy of their overthrow. The shitlord move here would been to laugh at the video and retweet it to excite the base.
“WASHINGTON — A video depicting a macabre scene of a fake President Trump shooting, stabbing and brutally assaulting members of the news media and his political opponents was shown at a conference for his supporters at his Miami resort last week, according to footage obtained by The New York Times.
Several of Mr. Trump’s top surrogates — including his son Donald Trump Jr., his former spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders and the governor of Florida, Ron DeSantis — were scheduled to speak at the three-day conference, which was held by a pro-Trump group, American Priority, at Trump National Doral Miami. Ms. Sanders and a person close to Mr. Trump’s son said on Sunday that they did not see the video at the conference. …”
Blompf or more likely his conservative staffers have already cucked and disavowed the video.
“WASHINGTON — The White House on Monday said President Trump “strongly condemns” a gruesome fake video that depicts him shooting members of the news media and political rivals, which was shown at his Florida resort.
But, aides said, he had not seen it and planned to view it “shortly.”
“Re: the video played over the weekend: The @POTUS @realDonaldTrump has not yet seen the video, he will see it shortly, but based upon everything he has heard, he strongly condemns this video,” the White House spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham, said in a Twitter post on Monday morning. …”
Jack Posobiec was on Twitter last night trying to downplay the video.
Figures these people would be too cucked to share a funny meme video and have to hide it like a porn mag https://t.co/64Vaw7Oj67— EMPEROR ‘KINGFISH’ WHITEPILL (@CptBlackPill) October 14, 2019
Rod Dreher is doing his “I can’t even” routine where he echoes Hannah Gais of the SPLC and formerly of Splinter News.
“I wrestled over whether or not to post the video, and decided I should do so if I’m going to comment on it. The Times wrote about the thing without making it possible to see and to judge for yourself. Here it is. …
The scene is supposed to give the viewer catharsis over bigoted Christers getting what they supposedly deserve. Let me say to you that if you found that cinematic depiction of a church massacre entertaining, because it showed people who believe and say terrible things being shot to death, then you have less grounds than you think for condemning the Trumpkin who used the same scene to create this clip.
I know many of you are going to accuse me of being overly sensitive to this. But it feels like we are getting closer and closer to serious acts of deadly political violence in this country. We should not habituate our imaginations to it. Just a few years ago, the idea that a video depicting the POTUS committing mass murder of media organizations and his political and pop cultural opponents would be played at a conference of his supporters — well, it would have been unthinkable. And there it was this weekend. …”
In a nutshell, this whole episode has illustrated why there was so much online energy and excitement in the 2016 campaign, but none of that energy in the 2020 campaign. Back then, Trump’s populist and nationalist supporters saw his campaign as a way to strike a blow against mainstream conservatism and political correctness while having a good time. It was the lulz that created that wave of populist energy that put Trump in the White House.
No one gives a shit about poor leftwing journos except people who are already progressives. They care even less about funny edgy memes. Far more people resent one-sided news and censorship. Donald Trump labeling the mainstream media the “Enemy of the People” and further delegitimizing it was one of the few good things that came out of his presidency.
As mad as our people are right now with Trump for not delivering on any of his policies, they like the mainstream media even less which glorifies Antifa and doxes people and tries to destroy their lives and tone police the internet. The smart move would be to demonize against the media as the commissars of political correctness. Alternatively, Trump can continue to listen to Jared Kushner and Charlie Kirk and take credit for doing things no one cares about like corporate tax cuts, moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem and criminal justice reform.
Seriously, the meme is better than the actual 2020 campaign …