In a totally clumsy attempt at partisan journalism, CNN outdid themselves with a fake fish story. I know, fishermen are known to exaggerate and no one calls that a lie. This time it was The Fake News Network editing film and pushing a story to make the President of the United States look like an idiot. It is a fake fish feeding from the get-go.
As Written By Becket Adams for the Washington Examiner:
Anti-Trump fervor in the press has birthed many instances of sloppy, shoddy and downright dishonest journalism, but a story this week alleging the president behaved boorishly during a ceremony in Japan is so far the most egregious example of intentionally deceptive reporting since the Jan. 20 inauguration.
Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met this weekend in Tokyo to discuss trade and the growing threat of a nuclear-capable North Korea.
On Monday, the two visited the Akasaka Palace in Tokyo, where they were both given boxes of fish food for the traditional feeding of the palace’s koi fish. The president and the prime minister both spooned in their feed a little at a time. Abe then dumped the rest of his box into the pond. Trump followed suit, spooning in just a little at first, and then dumping out the remnants of his box.
Simple enough stuff. There’s no way this gets reported incorrectly, right? Wrong. The simple act of feeding the palace’s koi fish somehow became a fake news event in the U.S. this week, and we have CNN and a handful of others in the press to thank for that.
CNN published a headline Monday morning that read, “Trump feeds fish, winds up pouring entire box of food into koi pond.”
That story included a tweet from CNN reporter Veronica Rocha, who wrote, “President Trump feeds fish with ……..
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