Journalists saw the event as an opportunity to re-litigate the 2016 election
The answer to the question, why did deranged progressive journalists attacked the Covington high school students, with such ferocity, now becomes self-evident. The red MAGA hats weren’t viewed as a campaign prop by progressives, but rather, as a symbol of the politically incorrect, president the media loathed from the minute Trump claimed victory over the First. Woman. President.
Trump infuriated the mainstream media because he was the quintessential anti-Obama. The Covington incident was nothing more than another instance of the Mainstream Media-Democratic Party-Complex re-litigating the results of the 2016 election. They found an ample target in the students who were wearing the Pro-Trump headgear and that was sufficient to awaken Trump Derangement Syndrome.
Some perspective on the effect Trump’s election had on the media will prove instructive as to why the red MAGA hats triggered such a media Twitter mob firestorm.
For the media, perhaps the most unforgiving of Trump’s sins was his broadside attack against the cherished and sacrosanct ideals of the left as embodied in the pernicious ideology of political correctness, that [click to continue…]