July 5, 2019
Well, that was something. Over the course of about 28 minutes of airtime (including commercials) following the President’s Fourth of July event A Salute to America, CNN’s The Situation Room put on one of the most disgraceful displays of liberal media bias, Trump hatred, and slights at America you’ll ever see.
Attacking the President like bitter preschoolers, a cast of CNN personalities bashed the Trump speech as a “rudimentary” “eighth grade history” report ripping off of Schoolhouse Rock and Wikipedia to create a work of “jingoism and militaristic virtue.”
Unfortunately, things were bad during the speech when, at the 7:06 p.m. Eastern mark, fill-in host Brianna Keilar interjected at the end of the President’s tribute to the Air Force for a commercial break and thus skipped portions of the Navy section. When she returned, the Trump-bashing began.
Keilar first gloated that “when you compare [the military] to say his approval ratings, which, I mean, there is a huge chasm between the two” and was followed up by former Obama administration official and retired Rear Admiral John Kirby.
Kirby blasted Trump’s harmless speech as “fairly eighth grade history” that “appropriat[ed]…military virtue for his own personal gain, so he’s wrapping himself around the flag and around these troops and these aircraft.”
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