In a move that surprises almost no one, the Fox News Channel is saddling-up with CNN and their rather arrogant ex-White House reporter, Jim Acosta.
Fox News reporter Jim Flood cites Fox News President Jay Wallace as officially throwing the network’s power, influence and reputation behind the network that Ted Turner built.
As reported, Wallace isn’t just making public his own personal support for CNN and Acosta in their long running feud with President Trump, Wallace plans of filing an amicus (Latin for “friend of”) briefing in U.S. District Court on behalf of the entire Fox News Chanel.
§ 22–404. Assault or threatened assault in a menacing manner;
(a)(1) Whoever unlawfully assaults, or threatens another in a menacing manner, shall be fined not more than the amount set forth in § 22-3571.01 or be imprisoned not more than 180 days, or both.
(2) Whoever unlawfully assaults, or threatens another in a menacing manner, and intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly causes significant bodily injury to another shall be fined not more than the amount set forth in § 22-3571.01 or be imprisoned not more than 3 years, or both. For the purposes of this paragraph, the term “significant bodily injury” means an injury that requires hospitalization or immediate medical attention.
To breakdown the legalese to plain-speak, noted DC criminal defense attorney, David Benowitz breaks down simple assault; (emphasis mine)
In DC, a person may be charged with simple assault (misdemeanor), assault with significant injury, or aggravated assault. Simple assault is when a person makes an attempt or effort, with the use of violence, to injure another person, and at the time of the attempt has the ability to injure the person. A DC simple assault charge also requires that the action is committed voluntarily and on purpose. A simple assault offense can also be charged under an “intent to frighten” theory.
Watch the video for yourself… you make the call. In the meantime, Fox News is reporting that the White House has pulled Acosta’s “hard pass”;
CNN’s Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta’s press pass to access the White House was suspended “until further notice” Wednesday, hours after he engaged in a contentious back-and-forth with President Trump.
As a result of today’s incident, the White House is suspending the hard pass of the reporter involved until further notice.
President Trump believes in a free press and expects and welcomes tough questions of him and his Administration. We will, however, never tolerate a reporter placing his hands on a young woman just trying to do her job as a White House intern…
Seriously, I’ve got nothing against black people in general or any other racial or ethnic group. But there is a specific circumstance where I’m an absolute, first-class bigot.
I despise mindless drones who willfully surrender their ability for critical thinking just so they can follow the rest of the hive.
Sure looks like LeBron James and Steph Curry have forgotten that not all that long ago, black Americans loved everything Trump.
I certainly won’t insult the readers’ intelligence by posting all those pics that numerous black citizens-of-note who leapt when it came time for a photo-op with The Donald. The same pics are easily found by way of a simple image search.
Anyhow, like the bleating sheep that they are, James and Curry have answered the call by the unholy trinity of the Establishment Media, Al Sharpton and Nancy Pelosi ordering the slave-mentality minded to condemn everything Trump.
Case in point: ESPN is singing the praises of James and Curry for both announcing that neither of their respective teams will visit mean ol’ Trump when the 2018 NBA champs will eventually be crowned later this month.
These two dim-wits are about as edgy as a bowling ball.
Predictably, the rest of the Establishment Media is screaming in the faces of whoever will listen to them how cool it is to boycott the White House.
But wait… is that the same ESPN who pilloried goaltender Tim Thomas of the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup winners, the Boston Bruins? Yep, sure is.
Quicker than you could say double standard,Joe McDonald of ESPN penned back in January of 2012, his article entitled “Tim Thomas put himself above team”;
But when the president of the United States invites you and all your teammates to the White House to honor your Stanley Cup championship, you go and represent the team.
On Monday, Thomas instead chose to represent himself.
Goalie Tim Thomas declined the invitation, however, calling into question his choice to place his own political leanings over a team event.
Never missing a chance to hate on white folks, even the lily-white Leftie English at The Guardian chimed in;
In so boldly declaring himself an individual who made choices only on his behalf, Thomas neglected the very first and basic rule of sports: It’s a team game. You win as a team, you lose as a team, and you say hello to the president as a team. Thomas was a stand out in the Bruins’ Stanley Cup campaign, but he did it as part of a collective.
Hmm… “as part of a collective.” Locutus of the Borg couldn’t have said it any better.
But then there’s this gem by Dave Hodge of Canada’s TSN;
Don’t know if it’s fair to point this out, but Tim Thomas has three children named Kiley, Kelsey and Keegan.
Al Sharpton is the gift that just keeps giving. No matter how many rich white liberals keep putting the “Reverend” without a church on television, Sharpton just keeps making himself look, well… stupid.
Never one to shy away hucksterism and shameless self-promotion, be it at the expense of Tawana Brawley or hawking car title loans aimed at poor people (at 300 percent interest), count on Reverend Al to have the shine of the camera lights on him.
But here’s what I consider the most glaringly obvious first clue to anyone with even half a brain as to what a complete fraud this guy is — his inability to intelligently speak the English language.
Case in point: While speaking before an audience at the New Mount Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church in West Garfield Park, located on the West Side of Chicago, IL, the good Reverend launched into his standard tirade against President Trump.
Possibly at the regret of every person on the planet who values a good education, reporter Kyle Becker of the Independent Journal Review notes other than his usual anti-Trump screed, Sharpton recently whipped himself up into another of his glassy-eyed hissy fits, but this time it was aimed directly at the president’s eldest daughter, Ivanka.
In what could best be described as unworthy of a fourth grade drop-out;
“They say now she ain’t got no title. She ain’t got no role. We ain’t payin’ her no money. But she can see everything classified.”
Granted, the Grammar Police should have immediately booked him on multiple counts of attempted murder of the Mother Tongue.
Seriously, is even a count or two of felonious use of double-negatives with intent to dumb-down asking too much?
Another example of Sharptonisms at their best would be during the Trayvon Martin controversy, the MSNBC court jester was quoted as eruditely stating (see video below);
Don’t talk to us like we stupid, don’t talk to us like we ig’nint.
Other than dumping verbs faster than CNN distances themselves from anything even remotely resembling objective journalism, Sharpton’s on the fly grammatic contractions (ie: Ghettoese) are actually quite impressive… in a snake oil salesman kind of way.
Ahh, but this isn’t the first time Sharpton dazzled the world with his ig’nince of the Queen’s English.
It’s bad enough when the President of the United States refers to your publication as “the failing New York Times.” But when your White House correspondent is made to look the fool in front of the entire nation, that’s something else entirely.
Case in point: While conducting his daily press briefing, White House Press Secretary and Communications Director Sean Spicer gave quite the etiquette lesson to Times reporter Glenn Thrush.
“This is the most transparent administration in history.”– Barack Obama
In an interview with a Middle East-based news agency, the executive editor for the New York Times described the Obama Administrative as “the most secretive” she’s encountered in over two decades worth of her being in the newspaper business, as reported by the right-of-center news portal News Busters on Jan. 23, 2014.
Set to air this upcoming Sunday, reporter John Seigenthaler of the Persian Gulf-based al-Jazeera news service (American branch) had quite an illuminating interview with one of the heaviest of hitters of the Fourth Estate as he quizzed the executive editor of The New York Times Jill Abramson.
“A full-blown caloric surrender and collaboration that would make the French proud…”
Despite Michelle Obama’s continually reminding the American people to adopt a healthier lifestyle by eating more nutritious and less high-calorie junk food, that hasn’t quite stopped the First Family from having more dessert pies than main dishes at the White House Thanksgiving dinner, as reported by The New York Times on Nov. 28, 2013.
The First Lady of the United States (FLOTUS) is renown for her Let’s Move! program for American kids to adopt a healthier diet as well as incorporate an exercise regimen into their everyday lives.
Yet with the Thanksgiving holiday upon us, it looks as if the Family Obama isn’t just giving into a temporary truce with gastronomic temptation, there’s been a full-blown caloric surrender and collaboration that would make the French proud.