CNN and other left-wing outlets have waged war against Donald Trump and the Republicans.
But Trump fights back against their lies and they can’t stand it.
Now Trump gave CNN some news that sent the network into a rage.
The Democrat Media Complex has enjoyed a near monopoly on the news for decades.
They were able to propagate lies with very little pushback.
But that has slowly changed with the emergence of conservative talk radio, Fox News, and internet outlets.
Now big media institutions have been exposed as nothing more than propaganda arms for the Democrat Party.
One of the people most responsible for calling out the media for their bias has been Donald Trump.
His takedown of the so-called mainstream media might be his greatest accomplishment.
Trump didn’t invent the term “fake news” – Hillary Clinton used the term during the 2016 campaign – but Trump got it to stick.
The reason why is because big media constantly abandons journalistic principles in order to attack Trump or any perceived enemy of the left.
But those lack of principles could soon cost them dearly because Trump has filed a lawsuit against CNN for defamation.
Trump’s complaint alleges CNN intentionally published fake news about Trump seeking help from the Russians for the 2020 election.
Trump Senior Legal Adviser Jenna Ellis Rives said, “The complaint alleges CNN was aware of the falsity at the time it published them but did so for the intentional purpose of hurting the campaign while misleading its own readers in the process… the campaign filed this lawsuit against CNN and the preceding suits against The New York Times and The Washington Post to hold the publishers accountable for their reckless false reporting and also to establish the truth.”
This is a rich vein for Trump to strike because big media is constantly running with nonsense stories about him.
Certain lies about Trump have been accepted as fact.
Even though the United States has strong free speech protections for publications, they aren’t allowed to knowingly lie about a person and spread false information.
Libel protections are much stronger in the U.S. than in Great Britain, for example, but there’s precedent for U.S. institutions to be vulnerable for false and defamatory stories.
Nick Sandmann, the Covington Catholic High School student who was vilified for wearing a MAGA hat as a Native American banged a drum in his face, received a settlement from the Washington Post for their atrocious reporting on him and his classmates.
The entire left-wing media went after all of the kids and the school.
Also, three CNN reporters were forced to resign after publishing fake news about former White House staffer Anthony Scaramucci being under federal investigation.
If Trump’s suit is successful, the Democrats and their media allies will see their main method of attack completely vulnerable.
They rely on being able to smear their political opponents with little pushback.
But that’s slowly beginning to change.