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Stephen King Torched For False Intersectionality Tweet Attacking Trump Press Conference
Stephen King Signs Copies Of His Book "Revival" at Barnes & Noble Union Square on November 11, 2014 in New York City.
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At midday on Friday, novelist Stephen King, whose hatred of President Trump runs deep, decided to take a typically leftist shot at the president, tweeting, “Note that Trump’s coronavirus team is all male, all old, and all white.”

King’s knee-jerk tweet was met with something for everyone: a dose of reality, some criticism and pointed mockery. There was a picture that spoke a thousand words:

There was criticism; TV commentator Dana Loesch: “Deborah Birx, one of the women present that Stephen says doesn’t exist and focuses on that instead of the important info being discussed, just finished answering a question.”

Townhall’s Katie Pavlich: “Well this is completely irrelevant and ridiculous during a pandemic but it’s also very wrong. U.S. Special Representative for Global Health Diplomacy Dr. Deborah Birx and Director of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Seema Verna are on the team. They both spoke today.”

Pundit Erick Erickson: “Fascinating. They scream for the President to do something. The President does something. So now they attack them for not being diverse enough. Kinda signals that there is no reason to listen to them.”

There was mockery: Barstool Sports’ Kirk Minihane: “You’ve famously had control over who directs the film adaptations of your books. I count 48 American movies made from your books. All white directors, 47 male.”

And more:

Twenty minutes later, after acknowledging he made a mistake, King got belligerent again, tweeting, “Quite the parade of white men in ties, eh? the lady with the shawl looks so great compared to the rest of those bozos.”

King may just have a better handle on fiction than facts; in February 2018, anti-Trump Republican commentator Rick Wilson made a remark on social media about the hyperviolent MS-13 street gang, tweeting, “You’re a hell of a lot more likely to be killed in FL by an opioid overdose than MS-13. But muh base.” King, apparently unaware that MS-13 is a violent street gang comprised of mostly illegal aliens, attacked Wilson for his tweet because he thought that Wilson was speaking about the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and he somehow thought MS-13 was a firearm.

King’s leftism and attacks on conservatives have been in evidence for some time. In 2014, referring to illegal immigration, King offered the classic limousine liberal attack, this time on Christians, from his own abode:

He was promptly eviscerated by Dana Loesch, who issued a tweetstorm noting that she was actually involved helping at the border while King played armchair quarterback:

Hi! We were at the border easing the burden on border towns and providing resources. Where were you?

Didn’t see you down there when private groups were feeding kids exploited by cartels, @StephenKing. Were you busy?

Didn’t see you amongst the Christians ministering to the hungry in McAllen last weekend, @StephenKing. Full calendar?

Christians privately donated a medical truck for care, @StephenKing, as you sit in your mansion. #onepercenter.

Hey, @Stephen King, look at these CHRISTIANS meeting while helping with the border crisis. WHERE WERE YOU?

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