Covington Student Did No Wrong

CNS News | 1/23/2019 | Staff
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A screen capture of the videotaped encounter between a Native American man and a throng of high school boys wearing 'Make America Great Again' hats.

Since the advent of instant replay, American football fans have learned that not every videotape tells the truth.

Videotape - Angle - Receiver - Ball - Tape

A videotape taken from one angle may make it seem as if a receiver caught the ball, when a tape taken from another shows he clearly did not.

A tape that breaks off with a runner in midair extending the ball toward — but not over — the goal line cannot be used to determine whether the runner actually scored.

Fuller - Tape - Ball - Plain - Goal

A fuller tape might show he fumbled before the ball crossed the plain of the goal line — or that his knee hit the ground first.

Anyone who claims to know for a fact that the runner scored before seeing the full tape is a fool, or a mindless — or dishonest — partisan of the team he or she claims scored.

Fools - Partisans - Weekend - Videotape - Man

We saw many fools and mindless partisans this past weekend when it came to reviewing a short videotape of an older man pounding a drum and singing a song just inches from the face of a teenage boy.

We were instructed by the liberal media that the boy and his companions are the malefactors here, and that the adult man is the victim.

Boys - Students - Covington - Catholic - High

The boys are students at Covington Catholic High School in Kentucky, and the man is Nathan Phillips. The boys were in Washington, D.C., for the March for Life, he for the Indigenous Peoples March.

The boys had gathered at the Lincoln Memorial to catch their bus back to Kentucky.

Story - Washington - Post - Saturday - Phillips

In a story the Washington Post posted Saturday, Phillips gave a version of what happened.

"In an interview Saturday, Phillips, 64, said he felt threatened by the teens and that they swarmed around him...
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