Saturday, President Trump retweeted a video from comedian Terrence K. Williams joking about how folks who have info on the Clintons always end up dead. It’s clearly humor. But since the anti-Trump news media are a humorless lot, they accused the President of peddling conspiracy theories about the Clintons.
I mean, jeepers creepers, they are really setting their hair on fire over it.
With his retweets of those vile anti-Clinton conspiracy theories, Trump gave permission — or perhaps even, in effect, assigned — his supporters in right-wing media to go full steam ahead with that narrative.
6:20 PM – Aug 10, 2019
Yeah. He didn’t retweet “conspiracy theories,” you dope. He retweeted one — count ’em — one video from a freaking comedian begging people not to tell him anything about the Clintons because he doesn’t want to be added to the Clinton Body Count.
That’s not retweeting “vile anti-Clinton conspiracy theories.” That’s retweeting a joke.
We can debate whether or not the President of the United States should retweet a comedian.
But the last people on the planet who should be lecturing us about conspiracy theories are folks in the news media.
Their well-I-nevering would be easier for me to stomach if it wasn’t coming from the people who trafficked in the “Donald J. Trump is a Russian asset” conspiracy theories for nearly three years. keep reading