WE NEED THIRD PARTIES. Independent voter site Balladeer’s Blog remains the only place on the web that criticizes both of America’s major political parties equally. Some Democrat politicians – even Ilhan Omar – are bravely crossing party lines to praise the Trump administration’s coronavirus efforts.
The Harris Poll recently showed 60 percent approving of the President’s approach and the ABC Poll showed 55% approving.
It’s nice to see at least a few Democrats willing to work for ALL the people by praising de facto Third Party President Donald Trump’s terrific measures against the Chinese Coronavirus, the most talked-about virus since the Spanish Flu of a century ago.
America’s forever-shrill media called Trump “racist” for his travel bans to curtail the spread of the virus, only to look as foolish as usual when other countries imposed the same measures.
Even now the worthless corporate media fixates on calling people racist for correctly saying “Chinese Coronavirus” and ignoring the way there is no condemnatory intent behind such labels. SPANISH Flu, GERMAN measles, etc. Even the Democrats at CNN have called it the “Chinese Coronavirus” on several occasions beginning on January 22nd of this year.
Trump also signed the most comprehensive relief package related to the pandemic to date, including guaranteed free testing, paid sick leave, enhancements to unemployment relief, and paid emergency leave. Congratulations to President Trump for getting EVEN REPUBLICAN OFFICE-HOLDERS to go along with this since they usually have nervous breakdowns at the thought of the government spending money to help people in the U.S. Trump really is the new Franklin Roosevelt.
And it was great the way the president recently put a typically partisan and divisive Democrat reporter in their place when they tried to politicize the crisis:
REPORTER: “You did say a few days ago that you did have a sense that this was a pandemic that was coming. So why was the United States not prepared with more testing — “
TRUMP: “We were very prepared. The only thing we weren’t prepared for was the media. The media has not treated it fairly. I will tell you how prepared I was, I called for a ban from people coming in from China long before anybody thought it was — in fact, it was your network, I believe they called me a racist because I did that. It was many of the people in the room, they called me racist and other words because I did that, because I went so early. So when you say we weren’t prepared, had I let these tens of thousands of people come in from China a day, we would have had something right now that would have been — you wouldn’t have even recognized it compared to where we are … So when you say that I wasn’t prepared, I was the first one to do the ban. Now other countries are following what I did. But the media doesn’t acknowledge that. They know it’s true. They know it’s true, but they don’t want to write about it.”
THAT is how you have to handle the bacteria of America’s media, possibly the only people lower than American career politicians. And the media HAVE to be handled that way because they are so openly partisan. It’s unfortunate but it’s true.