As we all know, the American media has never really been the American media. It is merely a propaganda branch of the Democrat Party. But in the hopes of being effective, it disguises itself as "objective" and "unbiased." Therefore, one of the many benefits of President Trump is that his mere presence has driven the media so insane, they are now regularly making gigantic asses of themselves.
Case in point: the left-wing New York Times on Wednesday.
After the fight over Inauguration Day crowd-sizes, where the New York Times (along with much of the media) was caught using a photo that did not come close to revealing Trump's true turnout (see #6), the Times was probably looking for a little redemption and payback with a brand new troll Wednesday, this one involving the number of Super Bowl champions from the New England Patriots who showed up at the White House Wednesday.
"Patriots' turnout for President Obama in 2015 vs. Patriots' turnout for President Trump today," the Times snarked over Twitter. Attached was a photo that showed a huge crowd of Patriots around Precious Barry and a much smaller crowd around poor, unpopular Trump:
You can just imagine the mature, erudite, professional, unbiased Times' newsroom as they hit publish on that baby…
Ooooh, sick burn!
Will Trump get mad?
How will he respond?
Will he respond on Twitter?
Does anyone else have a chub?
And then the New England Patriots ruined everything by throwing a big, yellow Fake News Flag.
"These photos lack context," the Patriots tweeted, "Facts: In 2015, over 40 football staff were on the stairs. In 2017, they were seated on the South Lawn."
The chagrined New York Times was then forced to disguise a correction as an update: