This went too far…
Mainstream media has been bashing the Republican National Convention, and now The Los Angeles Times has joined in and accused Republicans for “stoking ‘fear’ with ‘apocalyptic rhetoric.’“
Writers for the newspaper wrote:
[T]he program was marked by a dissonance between the upbeat, revisionist appeals and the dark, hyperbolic visions that repeatedly warned that Biden would champion socialism and lawlessness while Trump would stand, as one speaker put it, as a “bodyguard” who would protect America.
Trump’s campaign had promised an uplifting tone, seeking to contrast it with a Democratic convention that the president’s aides claimed was negative and overly critical of the country. But the kinder, gentler approach quickly fell by the wayside as the president warned in a midday speech to delegates that “your American dream will be dead” if Biden wins.
The writers must have not watched any of the convention because the whole night consisted of speeches that were inspiring and uplifting.
— The Hill (@thehill) August 25, 2020
While the RNC was exuding positive energy, Los Angeles was being overrun by protestors demanding on “defund[ing] the police.”
Read the whole article here.
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