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The demonstrably far-left social media network Twitter has slapped a “manipulated media” label on a fun meme video posted by President Donald Trump.
Produced by legendary meme-maker Carpe Donktum, the video shared late Thursday by the president is clearly designed to highlight the dichotomy between real life and the white-vs-black race narrative pumped out by the race-baiting, left-wing media.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 19, 2020
The video begins by depicting CNN reporting on a “terrified todler [SIC]” running away from a “racist baby” who’s “probably a Trump voter.”
This portion of the clip obviously speaks to how the mainstream media has for years run with a false narrative about the president and all Trump supporters being rabid racists who hate “brown and black” people and want to literally “exterminate” them.
The video then switches to showing “what actually happened.” It turns out the black “terrified todler [SIC]” and white “racist baby” are actually the best of buds and had been playing together.
The video concludes by sharing a message warning viewers of fake news.
“America is not the problem. Fake news is. If you see something, say something. Only you can prevent fake news dumpster fires,” the message reads.
Sometime after the president posted the video, which as of Friday morning boasted almost 350,000 likes and over 150,000 retweets, Twitter chose to label the video “manipulated media.”
“This tweet has been labeled per our synthetic and manipulated media policy to give people more context,” a Twitter spokesperson told Fox News.
CNN meanwhile posted a snide tweet accusing the president of “tweeting fake videos that exploit innocent children.”
CNN did cover this story – exactly as it happened. Just as we reported your positions on race (and poll numbers). We’ll continue working with facts rather than tweeting fake videos that exploit innocent children. We invite you to do the same. Be better. https://t.co/T1nBtejZta
— CNN Communications (@CNNPR) June 19, 2020
The far-left network’s inability to understand the concept of a meme is nothing new.
During a segment last year in which CNN chief media correspondent Brian Stelter chose for some inexplicable reason to conduct live research on Carpe Donktum’s work, he looked on in utter perplexity as one meme video was played on the screen.
— Carpe Donktum🔹 (@CarpeDonktum) April 7, 2019
Note how he never even cracked a smile. It was as if he was incapable of getting the joke. A year later, it appears his whole network shares this inability.
Some found it particularly annoying, given as the meme video shared by Trump late Thursday was meant in fun and jest (and was inordinately cute), CNN’s attacks on the underage Covington Catholic high school kids had been dead serious.
So serious — not to mention disgusting — that the fear-left network wound up settling with one of the Covington kids, Nick Sandmann, just this past January, as pointed out to the network by a flurry of critics.
Remember when you exploited innocent Covington Catholic children and got sued to high heaven? 🤣
— Raheem Kassam (@RaheemKassam) June 19, 2020
Fake videos that exploit innocent children? You mean like the Covington kids?
Didn’t you have to pay out millions because your fake video exploited innocent kids?
— You aint black💫 (@CowboysChica) June 19, 2020
Huh…? You purposely completely misrepresented the Covington kid trying to ruin his life. Weird video from POTUS aside you 100% are completely fake news. You’re a bunch of clowns at best and a vile disgrace trying to bring about civil wars at worst.
— TheRawTweet (@RawTweet1337) June 19, 2020
Not a Trump supporter, but it’s fact that this is what CNN is very capable of (Can you remember the full story of the Covington boys?).
This is actually very funny.
Next level trolling…lol
— Samuel (@Sammypopes) June 19, 2020
The latter Twitter user, who identified himself as “not a Trump supporter,” nailed it. The president’s tweet video was “very funny” because it was spot-on.
After all, the false Covington narrative trotted out by CNN exemplified the exact same race narrative that the meme was designed to highlight and shame.
The only reason the Covington kids were attacked is that they were white. And the only reason known agitator, liar and fake combat veteran Nathan Phillips was propped up was because he was Native American Indian, i.e., not white.
CNN wasn’t the only far-left network to jump on the false Covington bandwagon. So did MSNBC. Speaking of which, before the night was over Thursday, the president shared another video that just happens to contain a brief clip of MSNBC’s Covington coverage.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 19, 2020
This video is designed to highlight the dichotomy between real life and the white-vs-black race narrative pumped out by BOTH social media and the mainstream media.
As of Friday morning, this one hadn’t been labeled “manipulated media” yet. Nor had MSNBC nor CNN complained yet, though both had also been featured in it.
The posting of these meme videos comes as the media has doubled, tripled and quadrupled down on its race rhetoric, with CBS News now running guides on how to raise an “anti-racist baby” (*facepalm*) and the San Francisco Chronicle calling out “white people” for the crime of “spending money to save black-owned businesses” (*facepalm*).
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