Late last week, President Trump announced a deal with Mexico that should lift the US threat of tariffs in return for that country taking “strong measures to stem the tide of migration through Mexico.” The Washington Post has settled on a much different angle for this story:
Mexico talked Trump out of tariffs with migrant crackdown and broader measures if needed, officials and documents say https://t.co/1uqhbXYxFD
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) June 10, 2019
Wow, that’s something else:
That is some Olympic-level spin gymnastics right there.
— Jules of Denial (@Coolish_Breeze) June 11, 2019
Another gold medal for the WaPo spin team!
Wtf is this framing?
— Phil (@philllosoraptor) June 10, 2019
I think this is the best spin. This is exorcist level. https://t.co/PIjXCF5GtB
— Dan ?? (@danieltobin) June 10, 2019
Lets invert what happened so our sheep stay in line and on message. #1984 https://t.co/4Ohk6BTPjf
— Chris Conner (@tulsahale) June 10, 2019
The headline could have been so much shorter:
— #Translation Goat (@oculi_vindictae) June 10, 2019
Maybe they just couldn’t bring themselves to say that.
The Washington Post has had a heckuva day in the spin room:
'Democracy Dies in Blackface': WaPo kindly doing their part to help Ralph Northam weather the racist photo scandal storm https://t.co/456NDDTHrx
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) June 10, 2019