Journalism: Soledad O’Brien says Trump’s comments about Robert E. Lee are proof ‘racism in the GOP runs deep’; Update: Double-down time

Posted at 8:33 am on October 13, 2018 by Doug P.

As we told you last night, President Trump’s comments about Robert E. Lee at a Friday rally had the media serving up select quotes without providing full context:

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Here’s one such media tweet containing just a few words:

That was more than enough for Soledad O’Brien to have a go at the entire GOP:

The MSM using Trump’s isolated quote as a reason to accuse him of racism had many who aren’t necessarily even supporters of the president rolling their eyes at the media. O’Brien also heard about it:

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We’ve come to expect nothing less from the “media.”

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Here’s the full context of Trump’s comments:

Update:

O’Brien doubled down after criticism:

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