There were few experts, if any, who did not expect Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump to easily prevail in Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary. After all, the candidate saw double-digit leads in the polls for weeks leading up to the election.
But that didn’t stop the liberal media from losing their collective minds over the results.
In what must be an unprecedented scenario, the GOP winner came under a full frontal assault because … well, he won.
In bold red letters, strategically placed above a picture of Trump, the Huffington Post declared that the Granite State had gone “racist,” “sexist” and “xenophobic.”
The New York Daily News got even more personal, attacking both the candidate and the voters, who they called “mindless zombies.”
In a post on Twitter calling attention to Wednesday’s headline, the newspaper played on their theme of Trump being a “dead clown walking” following last week’s Iowa caucus to declare: “DAWN OF THE BRAIN DEAD – Trump comes back to life with N.H. win.”
— New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) February 10, 2016
Social media users reacted by eviscerating the Daily News — not that the newspaper isn’t accustomed to experiencing that. Here’s a sampling of responses from Twitter:
— TXun (@TXun1965) February 10, 2016
— Fergus Hodgson (@FergHodgson) February 10, 2016
.@NYDailyNews Mindless zombies, says the newspaper of the least free state in the union – the overtaxed, debt-riddled state of New York!
— Neil Saunders (@NeilRetail) February 10, 2016
@NYDailyNews Poor and trashy journalism. This is an editorial/opinion piece not something that should be on the cover.
— Anne Forester (@anneforester) February 10, 2016
— Amy Stanley (@amystanley4242) February 10, 2016
— JCoulter (@jcoulterbrown) February 10, 2016
@NYDailyNews Are you truly a newspaper? There is already a National Enquirer for this type of “journalism”?
— Doc Petit (@docpetit_art) February 10, 2016
@NYDailyNews interestingly all people understand the clown is Bernie and the brain dead are you and his followers
— Right Wing Keeky! (@RightWingFC) February 10, 2016
— BlessMyLiberty (@blessmyliberty) February 10, 2016
— Alan Poirier (@alan_poirier) February 10, 2016
— Pamela K Gilliam (@PamelaKGilliam8) February 10, 2016
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