NY Times Now Whining Trump Won’t Play Dictator: ‘Ceding…National Leadership’ On Virus


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By Clay Waters ~

Make up your mind! The New York Times, which has criticized Donald Trump for playing dictator during the coronavirus pandemic, is now criticizing him for “ceding any semblance of national leadership on the pandemic” on Saturday’s front page: “Right-Wing Protests Find Megaphone in Trump.” Michael Shear and Sarah Mervosh’s highly partisan report began:

President Trump on Friday openly encouraged right-wing protests of social distancing restrictions in states with stay-at-home orders, a day after announcing guidelines for how the nation’s governors should carry out an orderly reopening of their communities on their own timetables.

In a series of all-caps tweets that started two minutes after a Fox News report on the protesters, the president declared, “LIBERATE MICHIGAN!” and “LIBERATE MINNESOTA!” — two states whose Democratic governors have imposed strict social distancing restrictions….

These are not so much protests against standing six feet apart…

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