Whacking Trump Ahead of Final “Debate” Spectacle

Lord Protect Us From Another US Presidential “Debate” Spectacle
October 19, 2016
Media Bias for Hillary
October 19, 2016
Whacking Trump Ahead of Final “Debate” Spectacle
by Stephen Lendman
Since Trump announced his presidential candidacy last year, media scoundrels waged an unprecedented vilification campaign against him, intensified after he emerged last GOP aspirant standing.
Ahead of Wednesday night’s last one-on-one hurrah, lead media scoundrel character assassins New York Times and Washington Post softened him up more for Hillary.
The Times disgracefully headlined “Social Security at Stake on Nov. 8,” calling Hillary  its savior, Trump its destroyer, despite pledging not to cut benefits.
Nor will she increase them, her promises otherwise made to be broken – her consistent pattern throughout her public life, her pathological lying a testimony to her untrustworthiness. 
Social Security isn’t going broke. Nor is Medicare. Funding will always be available as long as Washington fulfills its obligations to retirees and other eligible recipients.
They’ve fallen way short because of rigging how inflation is calculated, begun during the first Clinton co-presidency years, keeping annual Social Security increases below where they should justifiably be to maintain purchasing power parity.
Times editors claiming it’s safe under Hillary while jeopardized by Trump is part of its daily hostile drumbeat against him.
WaPo editors again failed the test of fair and balanced reporting, claiming he’s “rigging the election,” assuring “no matter who wins, America loses.”
He’s justifiably concerned about things rigged for Hillary. She stole the Democrat nomination, a likely warmup for November.
Election theft is longstanding in America from the republic’s early days. Now it’s accomplished with electronic ease, voter roll stripping and other dirty tricks.
WaPo editors ignored Hillary’s history of pathological lying. Trump has no public record. Saying his “blanket indifference to truth is…an attack on democracy” reflects unjustifiable malice, absent evidence proving its assertion.
“He invents alternate realities and encourages his supporters to inhabit them,” said WaPo editors. Facts don’t interfere with their views, inventing stuff to support them – at the same time, suppressing Hillary’s high crimes of war, racketeering and perjury.
Trump is right urging the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate her wrongdoing. WaPo editors say he’s “rejecting a pillar of our republic.”
They accused him of a “falsehood-per-minute” in the last face-off with Hillary. They and other media scoundrels consider any damning facts harming her campaign unjustifiable misinformation – no matter how true.
WaPo editors: “Given Mr. Trump’s indifference to the truth, we are skeptical that (their) final meeting can be much of a debate…in any conventional sense.”
Fact: These one-on-one encounters aren’t meant to be. They’re campaigning by other means campaigning – featuring bluster without substance, failing to explain where each candidate stands on the vital domestic and geopolitical issues of the day.
WaPo: “As with his threat to imprison his opponent if he defeats her, Mr. Trump’s total dismissal of reality and wanton embrace of conspiracy theories should be disqualifying.”
Fact: Trump wants Hillary’s criminality investigated. So should everyone. It’s a judicial responsibility to decide on sentencing if indicted, prosecuted and convicted in a court of law.
Stephen Lendman lives in Chicago. He can be reached at lendmanstephen@sbcglobal.net
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Stephen Lendman
Stephen Lendman
Stephen Lendman was born in 1934 in Boston, MA. In 1956, he received a BA from Harvard University. Two years of US Army service followed, then an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 1960. After working seven years as a marketing research analyst, he joined the Lendman Group family business in 1967. He remained there until retiring at year end 1999. Writing on major world and national issues began in summer 2005. In early 2007, radio hosting followed. Lendman now hosts the Progressive Radio News Hour on the Progressive Radio Network three times weekly. Distinguished guests are featured. Listen live or archived. Major world and national issues are discussed. Lendman is a 2008 Project Censored winner and 2011 Mexican Journalists Club international journalism award recipient.