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Long list of media, Democrats threaten retribution against Trump supporters, Republicans

Journalist Drew Holden shared a lengthy — and alarming — list of media outlets, fellow journalists, and members of the Democratic Party who are threatening retribution against Republicans supporting President Donald Trump and his allegations of voter fraud in the 2020 presidential election and more.

Holden concluded the lengthy list — which you can read in its entirety herewriting, “At the end of the day, I can’t imagine these folks will be shipping conservatives off to the gulags in a divided government, much as they would like to.

But it fundamentally cuts against the spirit of America to suggest someone should be punished for their political views.”

“We are not some post-genocide society,” he added. “The suggestion that we need a Rwandan-styled Truth and Reconciliation Commission is preposterous. And free societies don’t develop political hit lists.

This champagne fascism from the Left needs to stop. Now would be a good time.”

What are the details?

Holden on Saturday
tweeted, “With Biden having been declared the winner (for now) by major media outlets, I figured it would be a good time to share some of the people who’ve threatened retribution against Trump supporters.”

“The list,” he added, “is a lot longer than I had anticipated it would be.”

Those on the list included former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich, who
wrote, “When this nightmare is over, we need a Truth and Reconciliation Commission. It would erase Trump’s lies, comfort those who have been harmed by his hatefulness, and name every official, politician, executive, and media mogul whose greed and cowardice enabled this catastrophe.”

MSNBC’s Chris Hayes
added, “The most humane and reasonable way to deal with all these people, if we survive this, is some kind of truth and reconciliation commission.”

The Nation magazine published a commentary on the subject
titled “We’re Going to Need a Truth and Reconciliation Commission to Recover from Trump.”

The Philadelphia Inquirer published a similar piece
titled “What Brings U.S. together in ’21? A Truth Commission? Or Something Else?”

Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (N.Y.) was at least one Democratic politician calling for a list as well.

She
wrote, “Is anyone archiving these Trump sycophants for when they try to downplay or deny their complicity in the future? I foresee decent probability of many deleted Tweets, writings, photos in the future.”

Further, the Washington Post’s Jennifer Rubin said Republicans supporting President Donald Trump’s allegations of voter fraud in the 2020 presidential election should be ejected from polite society.

On Friday, Rubin — a “conservative” opinion columnist for the Post —
tweeted, “Any R now promoting rejection of an election or calling to not to follow the will of voters or making baseless allegations of fraud should never serve in office, join a corporate board, find a faculty position or be accepted into ‘polite’ society. We have a list.”

In 2019, Rubin called for the Republican Party to ‘burn down’

During a panel discussion on MSNBC’s “AM Joy,” Rubin said that if any Republicans were in office by the time President Donald Trump vacated the White House, the remainder of the party should be razed — with no survivors.

“It’s not only that Trump has to lose, but that all his enablers have to lose. We have to collectively in essence burn down the Republican Party,” Rubin explained at the time. “We have to level them because if there are survivors, if there are people who weather this storm, they will do it again. They will take this as confirmation that, ‘Hey, it just pays to ride the waves. Look at me. I made it through.’ And so up and down the ticket, federal, state, and local offices, the country has to repudiate this.”

This time, Rubin made the remarks in response to the news that former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was joining the cast of “Dancing with the Stars.”

Again, Rubin used the “polite society” argument.

“What we should be doing in shunning these people,” Rubin insisted in her remarks. “Shunning, shaming these people is a statement of moral indignation that these people are not fit for a polite society. I think it’s absolutely abhorrent that any institution of higher learning, any news organization, or any entertainment organization that has a news outlet would hire these people.”

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Washington Post’s Jennifer Rubin suggests Congress defund Walter Reed following Trump’s release

Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin called on Congress to consider defunding Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Monday, lambasting the hospital’s doctors for agreeing to release President Donald Trump back to the White House following treatment for COVID-19.

What are the details?

Fox News reported that Rubin went on a Twitter tirade after the president announced he would be heading home after roughly three days at the facility. The president tweeted, “I will be leaving the great Walter Reed Medical Center today at 6:30 P.M. Feeling really good! Don’t be afraid of Covid. Don’t let it dominate your life. We have developed, under the Trump Administration, some really great drugs & knowledge. I feel better than I did 20 years ago!”

Rubin tweeted in response, “If he falls ill and relapses or infects anyone else his doctors will be responsible.”

“Is there no one at Walter Reed with the nerve to speak out publicly to warn others and express they objected to this dangerous course of conduct?” she continued, adding, “After election there’s going to need to be a thorough review and [American Medical Association] will need to consider discipline if appropriate.”

The columnist — who has been widely mocked for years for purporting to be a “conservative blogger” before scrapping it from her bio and calling herself a “Never Trump, pro-democracy opinion writer” — also raged against Vice President Mike Pence and other Republicans before she attacked Walter Reed doctors further.

“Any MD who publicly endorses this insanity needs to lose his/her license. Period,” she wrote, before taunting, “Oh, Walter Reed MD’s, is your malpractice insurance paid up?” She went on to call them “remarkable cowards.”

But Rubin received the most attention from her tweet saying, “Congress might want to defund Walter Reed. It is a public health hazard.”

The Post writer’s suggestion drew widespread scorn on the social media platform. For example, Fox Nation host Johnny (Joey) Jones, a Marine who lost both his legs while serving the in Afghanistan, replied, “As a man who’s only alive today because of relentless work of the men and women saving lives there, to hell with your blind hate. Shock jock political commentary is for unimaginative agenda driven hacks. You’re not better than that, but we can demand you fix yourself or go away.”

Yet, Rubin was not alone in hating on Walter Reed for releasing Trump. New York Times opinion columnist Maureen Dowd tweeted the same day, “When Trump walked through the doors, Walter Reed had a stellar reputation. As he walks out 72 hours later, its reputation is in tatters. There’s nothing Trump can’t ruin.”

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Jennifer Rubin slammed for joke about President Trump leaving briefing after shots fired near White House

Self-proclaimed conservative blogger and Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin lived up to her reputation for sparking fury on Monday, after she attempted to dunk on President Donald Trump for leaving a media briefing. But her apparent joke landed flat — especially after it was learned that shots were fired near the White House.

What are the details?

The president was speaking to reporters when he was approached by a member of the Secret Service and ushered off the podium and out of the briefing room.

As the news hit Twitter, Rubin tweeted, “Bunker inspection time?” in an apparent reference to when the president was taken to the White House bunker amid rioting during the George Floyd protests several weeks ago.

Minutes later, President Trump returned to the lectern to continue his conference, and explained that there was an officer-involved shooting near the White House.

Rubin’s post remained — and still does as of this writing, leaving followers on Twitter less than impressed.

“Someone was reportedly shot. Show some decency for a change,”
one person tweeted.

Director
Robby Starbuck wrote, “Thank you for continuing to confirm that the Washington Post is garbage.”

Another apparent Trump supporter added, “May the Lord have mercy on your soul.”

Anti-Trump conservative Tom Nichols did not address Rubin directly, but tweeted, “I don’t like Trump any more than any of you do. But the safety of the president is not a joking matter. Maybe you can let those go.”

The Secret Service later confirmed that one of their officers and “a male subject” were both taken to a hospital, and that “at no time during this incident was the White House complex breached or were any protectees in danger.”

Anything else?

Rubin’s “bunker” tweet was not the first thing she did to invite backlash on Monday. Fox News reported that the blogger also took heat for her column asking, “Do we even need the Republican Party?”

In her piece, Rubin argued:

The unpleasant truth for those expected to say “there are fine people” in both parties is that, aside from a few stray governors and Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah), there really are not fine people running the Republican Party. They have sold their souls to Trump and either passively or actively bought into white supremacy and religious authoritarianism (which weirdly has as its most vocal proponent the attorney general). They waged war on the Constitution and objective reality. There is nothing redeeming in any of that — or in the right-wing media machine encompassing the deluded true believers and money-hungry charlatans willing to throw red meat to an audience they suppose consists of uneducated bigots.

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Dan Crenshaw pummels Jen Rubin on her claims that Trump bungled coronavirus response

Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas) took on Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin on her claims that President Donald Trump bungled the response to the coronavirus pandemic and cost the U.S. trillions in tax funds and many American lives.

Rubin made the accusations in a Washington Post editorial that Crenshaw dismantled in a detailed Twitter thread.

“STOP. REWRITING. HISTORY,” the conservative Texan tweeted.

“Instead of attempting to spin the public into a hateful, frightened frenzy, let’s try reporting some facts with the correct context,” he said.

Crenshaw pointed out that the World Health Organization was downplaying the threat of the coronavirus on March 3, the date Rubin opined that Trump should have shut the economy down.

“Would the America public really have accepted millions of jobs destroyed for a virus that had infected just 102 people by March 2? Especially considering Italy would not lock down until March 10th, Spain on March 14th, and the UK on March 23?” he asked.

Crenshaw then took issue with Rubin’s quote: “Because we did not act earlier to ramp up testing at a massive scale and prepare our health-care system, social distancing — shutting down most of the economy — was required.”

“First, you argue that we should have shut down the economy weeks before we did. Then, you argue that the shut down, resulting job loss, and economic devastation are his fault too. Which is it? You can’t have it both ways,” Crenshaw continued.

“Your analysis makes it seem like our government deliberately decided not to buy more PPE. The truth is there was a global production shortage when China began stopping exports, and demand soared. This is still happening,” he added.

Crenshaw cited headlines from the Washington Post, where Rubin contributes, to support his argument.

“When it’s all said and done, this bad-faith analysis isn’t fact-based and lacks important context,” Crenshaw said in the last tweet of the thread.

“Hating Trump is not an excuse for lazy argumentation and emotional reasoning,” he concluded. “Now, more than ever, we need critical thinking and productive deliberation.”

Rubin has been criticized by many on the right for claiming to be a conservative while using her platform to bash Trump and other Republicans.

Here’s more from Crenshaw on the coronavirus:


Congressman Dan Crenshaw on a Realistically Stopping The Spread of Coronavirus

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Dan Crenshaw pummels Jen Rubin on her claims that Trump bungled coronavirus response

Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas) took on Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin over her claims that President Donald Trump bungled the response to the coronavirus pandemic and cost the U.S. trillions in tax funds and many American lives.

Rubin made the accusations in a Washington Post editorial that Crenshaw dismantled in a detailed Twitter thread.

“STOP. REWRITING. HISTORY,” the conservative Texan tweeted.

“Instead of attempting to spin the public into a hateful, frightened frenzy, let’s try reporting some facts with the correct context,” he said.

Crenshaw pointed out that the World Health Organization was downplaying the threat of the coronavirus on March 3, the date Rubin opined that Trump should have shut the economy down.

“Would the America public really have accepted millions of jobs destroyed for a virus that had infected just 102 people by March 2? Especially considering Italy would not lock down until March 10th, Spain on March 14th, and the UK on March 23?” he asked.

Crenshaw then took issue with Rubin’s quote: “Because we did not act earlier to ramp up testing at a massive scale and prepare our health-care system, social distancing — shutting down most of the economy — was required.”

“First, you argue that we should have shut down the economy weeks before we did. Then, you argue that the shut down, resulting job loss, and economic devastation are his fault too. Which is it? You can’t have it both ways,” Crenshaw continued.

“Your analysis makes it seem like our government deliberately decided not to buy more PPE. The truth is there was a global production shortage when China began stopping exports, and demand soared. This is still happening,” he added.

Crenshaw cited headlines from the Washington Post, where Rubin contributes, to support his argument.

“When it’s all said and done, this bad-faith analysis isn’t fact-based and lacks important context,” Crenshaw said in the last tweet of the thread.

“Hating Trump is not an excuse for lazy argumentation and emotional reasoning,” he concluded. “Now, more than ever, we need critical thinking and productive deliberation.”

Rubin has been criticized by many on the right for claiming to be a conservative while using her platform to bash Trump and other Republicans.

Here’s more from Crenshaw on the coronavirus:


Congressman Dan Crenshaw on a Realistically Stopping The Spread of Coronavirus

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WaPo columnist: ‘If Biden is serious about winning he needs to accuse Trump of willingness to kill people’

The Washington Post’s #NeverTrump, self-proclaimed conservative columnist Jennifer Rubin took her constant attacks against President Donald Trump to a whole new level on Thursday, saying that if Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden “is serious about winning he needs to accuse Trump of willingness to kill people.”

What are the details?

Rubin shared a headline from The Post’s live COVID-19 updates on Twitter that read, “U.S. death toll climbs, but signs emerge that new coronavirus cases…” before trailing off.

The columnist wrote in her message, “If Biden is serious about winning he needs to accuse Trump of willingness to kill people.”

Rubin’s unsolicited campaign advice to Biden did not go ever well on social media, and she was overwhelmingly criticized for her take.

The writer did not elaborate on her view, but the body of The Post’s update shared by Rubin began, “President Trump on Thursday said mass testing for the coronavirus is not necessary for the United States to get back to normal, contradicting experts who say widespread testing is critical to ease out of social distancing.”

“The Trump administration is pushing to reopen much of the country next month,” the outlet noted, before reporting that while deaths from coronavirus continue to rise in the U.S., there is evidence “suggesting that the curve was beginning to flatten” in New York, the epicenter of the pandemic in America.

Anything else?

Ms. Rubin has a history of making inflammatory comments. Last month, she predicted more Republicans would die from coronavirus than Democrats because, she argued, President Trump and Fox News had downplayed the outbreak.

The Washington Post was also forced to issue a correction to one of Rubin’s columns in March, after she falsely claimed that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) was holding up a coronavirus relief package, and that “unless he begins to act in concert with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) to move relief legislation swiftly through on a bipartisan basis, more Americans will die, become ill or experience economic hardship.”

The Post noted in its correction that “in fact, McConnell vowed to move at ‘warp speed’ on the bill,” and he did not hold it up.

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#NeverTrump writer Jen Rubin attacks GOP coronavirus response, gets fact-checked by her own newspaper

The Washington Post’s #NeverTrump so-called “conservative” columnist Jennifer Rubin falsely attacked Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) in a column Tuesday. In her column, the self-described “conservative blogger” accused McConnell of delaying a vote on the House’s coronavirus bill.

“The failure to take an immediate vote on the House’s relief package last week was emblematic of the sloth and irresponsibility of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.),” Rubin wrote while accusing the GOP leader of “fiddling while Rome burns.” Rubin also said unless McConnell called a vote, he would be responsible for Americans dying, becoming ill, or experiencing economic hardship.

‘Does … the Post editorial page have editors?’

However, Rubin is wrong. As the Daily Caller pointed out, the Senate did not receive the House’s relief package until Tuesday, not last week as she claimed.

“Does [Jennifer Rubin] or the Post editorial page have editors? How does one of Washington’s biggest newspapers let egregious errors like this make it to publication?” National Republican Senatorial Committee senior adviser Matt Whitlock asked.

Embarrassing correction

The Post recognized the error and issued a correction to Rubin’s column after the publication was blasted on Twitter by conservative leaders.

“An earlier version of this article incorrectly said that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) delayed a vote on the House’s coronavirus relief package,” the Post noted in its correction. “In fact, McConnell vowed to move at ‘warp speed’ on the bill and it was only delayed due to a demand from Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) for an amendment on the bill. This version has been updated.”

Rubin also recently predicted during an MSNBC appearance that more Republicans would die from the coronavirus than Democrats.

“And when you think about it, which party immediately canceled all of their rallies? Which party immediately started having their political figures really portray and use their lies as an example? It was the Democrats.”

Adding, “[T]here will be less Democrat deaths because there will be less mass gatherings, there will be less opportunities for people to congregate and share this horrible disease.”

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WaPo’s Jennifer Rubin predicts fewer Democrat deaths from coronavirus than Republican deaths, blames Fox News reporting

Jennifer Rubin, a former conservative columnist for the Washington Post, said Sunday there will be fewer Democrat deaths from the coronavirus than Republican deaths — and blamed Fox News.

What are the details?

Rubin made her pronouncement on MSNBC’s “AM Joy,” during which host Joy Reid pointed to a Post analysis piece titled, “Older Americans are more worried about coronavirus — unless they’re Republican.”

“Trump’s own people are actually in greater danger, but those of us who live in this Earth can’t even reach them,” Reid told Rubin. “They’re not listening to anything that any of us say, including someone like you who’s a former Republican. You can’t reach them.”

“No, and there is a particular cruelty/irony that it is their core viewers, the Republican older viewers … who are the most at risk,” Rubin replied, referring to Fox News. “And when you think about it, which party immediately canceled all of their rallies? Which party immediately started having their political figures really portray and use their lies as an example? It was the Democrats.”

Then Rubin predicted a more far-reaching demise for Republicans.

“So … I hate to put it in these terms, there [are going to] be less Democrat deaths because of … the less mass gatherings. There will be less opportunities for people to congregate and share this horrible disease,” she said before letting loose with a nervous chuckle. “So it is a really a very short-sighted strategy.”

She then lit into Fox News and referred to the debunked left-wing media claim that President Donald Trump called the coronavirus a “hoax.”

“But, I think now the name of the game is, ‘How do they get back on Planet Earth?’ And part of the way I think they’re doing it is down the memory hole,” Rubin continued before giving her version of Fox News reporting. “‘[Trump] jumped on this right away, don’t you know? It was because of all that planning that we’re doing so well,’ which is head-spinning for the rest of us who watched him for weeks say this was a hoax. But this is how they do it at Fox News. Suddenly, he’s been the most [pro]-active president.”

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