WashPost Plays Up 30 Leftist Trump Protesters at College Football Championship

NewsBusters | 1/9/2018 | Staff
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The Washington Post devoted a news story on Tuesday to President Trump’s attendance at the college football championship in Atlanta. But the story by Marwa Eltagouri and Sonam Vashi concentrated on tiny protests by leftists. The “smattering of boos” was defined as news. They began:

President Trump was greeted by a roar of cheers and a smattering of boos as he stepped onto the field Monday night for the biggest game in college football, while activist groups demonstrated a president who has used sports to incite political battles.

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The Post seems unable to use the word "liberal" or "leftist" directly, so "activist groups" are as descriptive as they can get. And who is "using sports to incite political battles?" That didn't start with Trump.

NAACP chapter president Richard Rose declared these limp statements would be a “demonstration for American principles, American rights, American safety.”

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An expected 100,000 came to Atlanta for the football festivities, but the Post was fascinated by 30 “anti-fascist” demonstrators who demonstrated outside CNN.

A second group, Refuse Fascism and Refuse Fascism ATL, held a protest outside CNN’s world headquarters nearby to...
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