Obnoxious Tool Daniel Goldman Attacks Julio Rosas, Gets Set on Fire in Response

Daniel Goldman tries to question Julio Rosas' credibility as a reporter (5/16/23). (Credit: Twitter)

Rep. Daniel Goldman is trying his hardest to take the mantle of the most obnoxious tool in the US House of Representatives, and on Tuesday, he submitted another exchange for his resume.


(See: Daniel Goldman Gets Dunked All Over After He Tries to Excuse FBI Censorship)

While questioning Julio Rosas, a senior editor for our sister site Townhall and an on-the-ground reporter, Goldman decided to lecture Rosas on credibility. To do so, he denied the existence of Antifa as an organization and quoted the current FBI director as his authority.

Here’s what it sounded like.

In all his ranting and downplaying of Rosas’ background, Goldman forgot to mention that Rosas is also a U.S. Marine. That would seem sort of relevant to his work experience, especially when speaking to his credibility and ability to cover dangerous, left-wing riots (which he’s done admirably and fairly). That was the first clown move by Goldman.

The second clown move was using a quote from Christopher Wray to claim that Antifa only exists as an “ideology.” What Goldman didn’t mention is that his quote is nearly three years old. Wray did claim that Antifa is only an ideology in one of the dumbest pieces of testimony he’s offered before Congress. What he also did, and what Goldman ignored, is that Wray corrected his error in 2021, admitting that Antifa exists as a series of regional organizations and nodes. In other words, the idea that Antifa only exists as a nebulous ideology is not only false, Goldman’s own source has said it’s false.


And yet, Goldman persisted, attacking Rosas, who has been nothing but a professional throughout his time covering left-wing radicalism. That Goldman went after a U.S. Marine that way, pretending his service to the nation doesn’t exist, only makes the situation worse. Do these Democrats simply have no shame? That’s a rhetorical question at this point.

Rosas did get a chance to respond, and he rightly set Goldman on fire.

ROSAS: It’s funny to be lectured by an heir to the Levi Strauss Corporation and that’s probably why he doesn’t consider property damage as a big of a deal because, not only does he have that, but he also has what some people would describe as an impossibly good stock portfolio.

That’s a direct hit. Goldman is an entitled trust fund baby who wouldn’t know credibility if it slapped him in the face. He couldn’t even be bothered to do basic research, otherwise, he would have realized his quote was outdated and no longer applicable.

Lastly, as to the broader accusation, i.e. that Wray somehow knows more about Antifa than someone who has embedded with them and stared them in the eye, is just silly. Appeals to authority are the weakest form of argument. The FBI has dropped the ball continually (and obviously for political reasons) in regard to policing the violence perpetrated by various Antifa organizations. Wray is not an expert on Antifa because he’s made an active decision to not pursue its members. Meanwhile, Rosas has been on the ground, in the line of fire. He knows the people he’s documenting are not just an “ideology.” They exist and they are organized.


In short, Goldman thoroughly beclowned himself here, something that has become a trend when he speaks in congressional hearings. He should take a step back, humble himself, and realize this isn’t his parents’ mansion, and Congress isn’t a blue-jean company.


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