But hey, they are that desperate.
The headline in the New York Times read: "In a Defiant, Angry Speech, Donald Trump Defends Image Seen as Anti-Semitic."
Seen as Anti-Semitic?
Either it is or it isn't -- and of course, it isn't. But the New York Times knows it has nothing on Trump, but went with this because Hillary and her Flying Monkeys in the press are desperate to stop him. They do not know how. And watch how he uses this against them.
From the story:
Donald J. Trump on Wednesday offered a defiant defense of his campaign’s decision to publish an image widely viewed as anti-Semitic — saying he regretted deleting it — and vigorously reaffirmed his praise of Saddam Hussein, the murderous Iraqi dictator.
In the span of 30 minutes, an often-shouting Mr. Trump breathed new life into a controversy that was sparked on Saturday by his posting of an image on his Twitter account of a six-pointed star next to a picture of Hillary Clinton, with money seeming to rain down in the background. The image was quickly, and broadly, criticized for invoking stereotypes of Jews. Mr. Trump deleted it two hours later, and replaced the star image with a circle.
“ ‘You shouldn’t have taken it down,’ ” Mr. Trump recalled telling one of his campaign workers. “I said, ‘Too bad, you should have left it up.’ I would have rather defended it.”
“That’s just a star,” Mr. Trump said repeatedly.
It was a striking display of self-sabotage from a presumptive presidential nominee and underscored the limitations of Mr. Trump’s scattershot approach during the Republican primaries — not to mention how difficult he often makes it for his campaign team to control him.Weird. Just plain weird. Why would a newspaper advocate unseen managers and handlers
Oh wait, Hillary needs to be propped up like that.
Over on press row, the tweets last night wondered why he was reviving it. Why was he bringing this up again? The consensus was the subject only hurts him.
Does it now?
Let is consider three things:
1. Hillary isn't Jewish.
2. By branding Trump's attack on her as Anti-Semitic, the media looks stupid.
3. Running against the media.
Trump knows his voters don't read the New York Times. But its incessant attacks have served him well over the years and will continue to do so throughout this campaign, So he lets them throw this cheap crap at him and feeds it right back to them. The audience loves it. One man big enough and strong enough to stand up to The Establishment.
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