By Anthony Furey
On Friday a journalist reported that within hours of Donald Trump moving into the White House, the bust of Martin Luther King Jr. that sat in the Oval Office had been removed.
It was entirely fake. And it didn’t come from some fringe source either. It was posted on social media by a TIME magazine reporter.
The reporter realized it was a mistake and subsequently issued an apology. But not before many people had taken it as truth and other reporters repeated it.
This minor incident is a window into exactly what liberal media bias is and why it’ll only worsen in the months ahead.
The subtext to this false news item would of course have been taken to mean Trump immediately ordered the removal of a depiction of America’s most revered civil rights leader. It was symbolism: Trump’s turning back the dial on civil rights.
This screw-up seems to have happened because the reporter simply couldn’t see the bust because it was obscured by someone standing in front of it.
Why didn’t he ask someone where it was? (He eventually did.) Why the rush to post something that would so obviously cause a scene?
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