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  • Trump says claims he insulted soldiers angered him more than anything else

    10/08/2020 12:10:48 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 13 replies
    Fox Business ^ | October 08 2020 | Vandana Rambaran
    President Trump says the angriest he's been during his reelection bid was when The Atlantic reported that he had called American military members who died at war "losers" and "suckers." "It's a totally made-up story," Trump said on Fox Business' "Mornings with Maria." on Thursday. "They don't even have any witnesses, they made it up. And that's why they're lowlifes, because they made it up and went with a story. They know it wasn't true but they use it all the time." The story, published in early September and citing multiple anonymous sources, alleges that the president also made disparaging...
  • A Pro-Trump Militant Group Has Recruited Thousands of Police, Soldiers, and Veterans: An Atlantic investigation reveals who they are and what they might do on Election Day.

    09/30/2020 9:07:08 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 59 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | 09/30/2020 | Story by Mike Giglio
    Stewart Rhodes was living his vision of the future. On television, American cities were burning, while on the internet, rumors warned that antifa bands were coming to terrorize the suburbs. Rhodes was driving around South Texas, getting ready for them. He answered his phone. “Let’s not f**k around,” he said. “We’ve descended into civil war.” It was a Friday evening in June. Rhodes, 55, is a stocky man with a gray buzz cut, a wardrobe of tactical-casual attire, and a black eye patch. With him in his pickup were a pistol and a dusty black hat with the gold logo...
  • The Atlantic Claims President Trump Has Joined the Rest of Us in Making Fun of Joel Osteen and Some Mega-Church Pastors

    09/29/2020 8:41:01 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    Red State ^ | 09/29/2020 | Streiff
    Back at the first of the month, the media and NeverTrump were all gaga over an article by Jeffrey Goldberg in The Atlantic claiming that a) President Trump had deliberately avoided attending a commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I to be held at the US military cemetery at Belleau Wood, France, and b) that President Trump referred to the Americans buried there, mostly Marines of the 4th Marine Brigade of the US Army’s 2d Infantry Division, as “losers” and “suckers.”The problems with the story were manifest. First off, memos had been obtained under...
  • Atlantic Op-ed: Democrats Will Riot If They Lose, Therefore Republicans Should Let Joe Biden Win

    09/14/2020 11:48:34 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 67 replies
    Breitbart ^ | September 14 2020 | JOEL B. POLLAK
    The Atlantic has published an op-ed that argues that “law-and-order” Republicans should vote for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden because Democrats will riot if he loses, refusing to accept the results if President Donald Trump wins re-election. In an essay titled, “The Democrats May Not Be Able to Concede,” Shadi Hamid writes: A loss by Joe Biden under these circumstances is the worst case not because Trump will destroy America (he can’t), but because it is the outcome most likely to undermine faith in democracy, resulting in more of the social unrest and street battles that cities including Portland, Oregon,...
  • The Atlantic calls to 'end the Nobel Peace Prize' following Trump nominations (the Atlantic)

    09/11/2020 11:21:02 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 39 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 11 2020 | Joseph A. Wulfsohn
    The Atlantic magazine raised eyebrows on Friday when it published a piece calling for the abolition of the Nobel Peace Prize after President Trump was nominated for the prestigious honor. The president's name was submitted for the 2021 prize by Norwegian lawmaker Christian Tybring-Gjedde, who cited Trump's role in brokering a peace agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Trump has since earned a second nomination from Swedish lawmaker Magnus Jacobsson for overseeing an economic deal between Kosovo and Serbia. The nominations, however, apparently didn't sit well with the liberal magazine, which declared Friday that "peace had its...
  • BREAKING: Trump Campaign Issues Cease and Desist Order to Biden Campaign, Twitter and Facebook to Stop Running Ad Based on False and Unverified Atlantic Hit Piece on President (Video)

    09/10/2020 12:28:07 PM PDT · by mplc51 · 35 replies
    GP ^ | 09/10/2020 | Jim Hoft
    The Trump Campaign on Thursday sent a cease and desist order to the Biden Campaign, Twitter and Facebook to stop running an ad based on the debunked and inflammatory Jeffrey Goldberg hit piece in The Atlantic last week. Trump Campaign Senior Legal Adviser told Charles Payne on Thursday the Trump campaign is asking Twitter and Facebook to be consistent.
  • Atlantic Reporter Falsely Claims Trump Campaign Mocked Biden At Beau’s Grave (More Fake News and Coordinated Attacks)

    09/09/2020 11:46:04 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 09/09/2020 | By Christopher Bedford
    Vice President Joe Biden once again dodged questions from the press Sunday, walking from Mass to his motorcade while a pool reporter yelled “Mr. Vice President, come back to us!”Biden dodging media interactions is not surprising, even if it is very strange for a modern political campaign. What is unusual are some of the people who are defending his dodging of reporters and difficult questions, among them The Atlantic’s Edward-Isaac Dovere, who claimed Biden was visiting his son’s grave and shamed the President Donald Trump’s campaign for criticizing Biden. Worse still than flacking for Biden when he is supposed...
  • Atlantic Editor Now Admits Key Detail of Anti-Trump Hit Piece May Be Untrue

    09/08/2020 7:15:47 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 71 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 09/08/2020 | Matt Margolis
    Jeffrey Goldberg, the editor-in-chief of The Atlantic, admitted that a key detail of his article about Trump could be wrong during an interview with CNN on Sunday. “When President Donald Trump canceled a visit to the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery near Paris in 2018, he blamed the rain for the last-minute decision, saying ‘the helicopter couldn’t fly’ and that the Secret Service wouldn’t drive him there. Neither claim was true,” Goldberg wrote in his piece published last week. According to Goldberg, President Trump was overheard saying he wanted to cancel the trip to the cemetery because “it’s filled with losers.”At least...
  • Exclusive — U.S. Ambassador to France Denies The Atlantic Story: ‘POTUS Has Never Denigrated Any Member of U.S. Military’

    09/07/2020 1:54:22 PM PDT · by abb · 44 replies
    Breitbart ^ | September 7, 2020 | Matthew Boyle
    U.S. Ambassador to France and Monaco Jamie McCourt told Breitbart News exclusively on Monday that the Atlantic story about President Donald Trump allegedly bashing troops is untrue. Ambassador McCourt was there the day President Trump’s team called off the trip to the cemetery at Belleau Wood because of inclement weather. She is the latest U.S. official who was actually present at the event to publicly deny the Atlantic’s account of events, which is based entirely on anonymous sources. “Needless to say, I never spoke to the Atlantic, and I can’t imagine who would,” McCourt told Breitbart News. “In my presence,...
  • Jeanine Pirro Destroys the Lie Peddled by the Atlantic against our President

    09/07/2020 7:13:42 AM PDT · by wrrock · 12 replies
    TG ^ | 9/7/2020 | Evan
    Jeanine Pirro Destroys the Lie Peddled by the Atlantic against our President, 9/5/20. Judge Jeanine Pirro rips a new one into “The Atlantic” (a tabloid class magazine posing as journalism) and it’s editor Jeffrey Goldberg for their obviously bogus FAKE NEWS piece aimed at President Donald Trump. She follows her scathing show opening with an interview with National Press Secretary for the President, Hogan Gidley, who sets the record straight in no uncertain terms. WATCH JEANINE'S TAKEDOWN......
  • 'More information is coming': Atlantic editor-in-chief warns he will release more dirt on Trump - as Veteran Affairs secretary insists article that claims president called dead soldiers 'losers' is not true

    09/06/2020 5:26:31 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 97 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 9/7/20 | Luke Kenton
    Veteran Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie has joined a long list of officials in blasting a recent report in the Atlantic that claimed Trump has repeatedly made disparaging remarks about the US war dead, calling them ‘suckers’ and ‘losers’. The rebuttals come as the article’s author, and the Atlantic's editor-in-chief, Jeffrey Goldberg, has defended his decision to keep his sources anonymous and says he expects 'more information' to come out in the coming days to corroborate his story about Trump’s remarks. These are not people who are anonymous to me,’ Goldberg told CNN. ‘We all have to use anonymous sources especially...
  • The Atlantic Festival: 4 days of illuminating issues, challenging convention, fun & frivolity

    09/06/2020 1:06:51 PM PDT · by Spirit of Liberty · 35 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | 09/06/2020 | Spirit of Liberty
    September 21-24, 2020 Join us as we examine the magnitude of the events of 2020, who we are as a nation, and what we might become. The Atlantic’s marquee festival will bring brave thinking and bold ideas to life with four days of can’t-miss conversations, evening headliners, and more.
  • Pollak: The Atlantic Hit Piece Is a Hint of Democrats’ Orwellian Future

    09/06/2020 11:30:14 AM PDT · by DFG · 36 replies
    breitbart ^ | 09/06.2020 | Joel B Pollak
    The Atlantic hit piece on President Donald Trump last week used four anonymous sources to allege that he had disparaged dead World War I soldiers two years ago. Fox News reporter Jennifer Griffin then claimed to have “confirmed” parts of the story — though not its main allegation — based on two anonymous sources. The entire story failed to meet basic journalistic standards. But it is a sign of things to come — particularly if Democrats win in November, which is the Atlantic‘s goal. Two, or even four, anonymous sources can be used to claim absolutely anything. The Atlantic described...
  • Sarah Palin says 'consider the source' regarding The Atlantic (Losers & Suckers article)

    09/06/2020 10:20:04 AM PDT · by Spirit of Liberty · 26 replies
    Sarah Palin Facebook ^ | 09/06/2020 | Spirit of Liberty
    The Atlantic holds a special place in my heart. After years bloodied in the media meat grinder - but still resolutely standing - my thoughts on this week’s “news” to consider, considering the source: 1) Never, EVER trust anonymous sources. If someone doesn’t have the cojones to go “on the record” or provide hard facts, good chance they’re flat out lying. Cowards. 2) The Atlantic is the rag that led and pushed fake news that Trig is not actually my son. Deluded with their claim that I faked my pregnancy for political gain, this clan was obsessed with obtaining my...
  • Sharyl Attkisson Warns: Prepare for the ‘Scheduled Scandals’ Dropping Before November

    09/04/2020 11:21:16 AM PDT · by sickoflibs · 34 replies
    RedState ^ | September 4, 2020 | Nick Arama
    If anyone was surprised by the nonsensical lie being pushed by The Atlantic, they shouldn’t have been. The story, from “anonymous sources” claimed that President Donald Trump didn’t want to visit an American cemetery in France because he said dead military members “losers” and “suckers.” Anyone reading that would know it was fake and it was immediately debunked from all quarters by people willing to go on the record. But it sounded a lot more like the offensive way that the left depicts the military. The fact that such an obviously false story would be pushed shows how desperate they...
  • The Atlantic is Fake News: Remember That Time -- This Year -- The Atlantic Willfully Kept a Fake News Story Alive Until They Were Forced To Correct The Record?

    09/06/2020 5:45:03 AM PDT · by wrrock · 21 replies
    TTG ^ | 9/6/2020 | Evan
    Just before the latest so-called bombshell Trump story from The Atlantic, the magazine was forced to correct fake news. They published the name of their source and this left the story open to investigation. Many holes in their story emerged. Christopher Bedford, at The Federalist, a conservative web outlet that has far fewer resources than The Atlantic, rather conclusively showed that the story as told was full of holes and likely never happened. READ MORE.....
  • Fox News now confirming @JeffreyGoldberg reporting in @TheAtlantic (Jennifer Griffin of Fox News)

    09/04/2020 2:22:43 PM PDT · by rintintin · 239 replies
    Mary Louise Kelly @NPRKelly ^ | Sep 4 2020 | Mary Louise Kelly @NPRKelly
    Mary Louise Kelly @NPRKelly Fox News now confirming @JeffreyGoldberg reporting in @TheAtlantic -->> Quote Tweet Jacqui Heinrich @JacquiHeinrich · 1h NEW, @JenGriffinFNC confirms former Trump admin official confirms details in The Atlantic story, including quotes about veterans. When the President spoke about the Vietnam War he said, “It was a stupid war. Anyone who went was a sucker.” Show this thread
  • John Bolton Rejects Atlantic Story: ‘I Was There’; ‘I Didn’t Hear That’

    09/04/2020 4:56:27 PM PDT · by SmokingJoe · 90 replies
    Breitbart ^ | September 4 2020 | Joel B Pollack
    Former National Security Advisor John Bolton has disputed a story in The Atlantic claiming that President Donald Trump called fallen World War I soldiers “losers.” Bolton told the New York Times Friday that “I was there” and “I didn’t hear that.” The Atlantic‘s Jeffrey Goldberg published an article titled “Trump: Americans Who Died in War Are ‘Losers’ and ‘Suckers’.” The story also claimed that Trump skipped a 2018 visit to the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery near Paris, where the fallen of the battle of Belleau Wood are buried, because he feared rain would ruin his hair. Goldberg’s sources were all anonymous....
  • John Bolton says he didn't hear Trump insult fallen soldiers in France

    09/04/2020 10:18:52 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 41 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09 04 2020 | Kaelan Deese
    Former White House national security adviser John Bolton said in comments published Friday that he never heard President Trump refer to slain American soldiers buried at a French cemetery as "losers" and "suckers," after the allegations were made in a bombshell report published on Thursday. "I didn't hear that," Bolton told the New York Times. "I'm not saying he didn't say them later in the day or another time, but I was there for that discussion." Bolton's remarks came after Trump himself denied any allegations of disrespectful comments toward American soldiers killed in comment, which were first reported by The...
  • Trump didn't cancel visit to American military cemetery in France over disdain for slain veterans, sources say

    09/04/2020 11:49:54 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 28 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 04 2020 | John Roberts, Tyler Olson
    President Trump canceled a planned 2018 trip to a cemetery for American war dead in France because of the weather and not because of disdain for the slain soldiers who are buried there or concern about how the weather would affect his hair, sources told Fox News, despite a report from The Atlantic making that claim. Two sources who were on the trip in question with Trump refuted the main thesis of The Atlantic's reporting -- that Trump canceled a trip to the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery, which is at the site of Belleau Wood, an important World War I battle,...