Media Spreads Fake News About Trump on Wuhan Virus, But Poll Indicates Americans Aren't Buying It and Have The Media's Number

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President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Wednesday, April 22, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

In the wake of the crazy mainstream media furor over President Donald Trump’s remarks about light and disinfectant, this story seems all the more important and relevant.

First, let’s start with the fact that Trump did not tell anyone to inject themselves with bleach, chlorox or disinfectant. Yet all those things were claimed by media as though that was reality. And they talk about Trump.

What he was doing was asking questions and speculating with Dr. Deborah Birx about how the evidence had shown the the benefits of the value of light as a disinfectant to help kill the virus.

From Daily Wire:

So, I’m going to ask Bill a question that probably some of you are thinking of if you’re totally into that world, which I find to be very interesting. So, supposing when we hit the body with a tremendous, whether it’s ultraviolet or just very powerful light, and I think you said that hasn’t been checked, but you’re going to test it. And then I said supposing you brought the light inside the body, which you can do either through the skin or in some other way. And I think you said you’re going to test that too. Sounds interesting. And then I see the disinfectant, where it knocks it out in a minute, one minute. And is there a way we can do something like that by injection inside or almost a cleaning? Because you see it gets in the lungs and it does a tremendous number on the lungs, so it’d be interesting to check that, so that you’re going to have to use medical doctors with, but it sounds interesting to me. So, we’ll see, but the whole concept of the light, the way it kills it in one minute. That’s pretty powerful.


He’s asking: can you have a treatment that acts like the light to disinfect, because Bill Bryan, the DHS official, had just done a presentation on how sunlight/UV light destroyed the virus quickly?

He also made it clear immediately he wasn’t talking about injecting disinfectants like bleach or alcohol, that that was for sterilization of areas.

A few moments later, ABC News reporter Jon Karl asked Bryan, “The president mentioned the idea of a cleaner, bleach and isopropyl alcohol emerging. There’s no scenario where that could be injected into a person, is there?”

“No, I’m here to talk about the finds that we had in the study,” Bryan responded. “We don’t do that within that lab at our labs.”

Trump then clarified his remarks: “It wouldn’t be through injections, you’re talking about almost a cleaning and sterilization of an area. Maybe it works, maybe it doesn’t work, but it certainly has a big affect if it’s on a stationary object.”

As this shows, UV light is used as a disinfectant.

Scientists are even exploring the possibility of inserting the light into the body.


But of course had they known that, they’d say Trump was “recommending an unproven treatment.”

But this insanity has taken over a whole news cycle because of media’s attitude toward Trump, as Greg Gutfeld points out. Because it’s about beating Trump over the head with whatever he says, right, wrong or indifferent.

But in case media thinks the effort to continually attack Trump is successful, a new poll indicates that they may have to think again.

American voters, polled about Trump, China and the virus, said something that the media isn’t going to like to hear.

According to the Washington Examiner, a plurality of Americans said that they believed that there was an anti-Trump bias in the media trying to move the blame for the virus away from China to help defeat the president in November. Not only that, a plurality said the media was disrespectful to the president.

The latest McLaughlin& Associates poll found that 49% of voters believe the media is helping the Democrats take out Trump in the current crisis.

Said the poll analysis shared with Secrets, “The plurality of voters, 49%, agreed with the statement, ‘The Democrats and liberal national media are trying to move the blame for the spread of coronavirus away from China to President Trump for partisan political gain just to win the November elections’; only 42% disagreed. Republicans overwhelmingly agreed 80% to 15%. Independents agreed 47% to 43% and even 22% of Democrats agreed.”


48% also beloved that media was being “unfair, biased and even disrespectful” to the president. 42% said the media was fair.

56% watched the briefings regularly and of those, 59% said the media was unfair, biased and disrespectful.

So media folks, you’re trying, but people know what you’re doing and they aren’t buying what you’re trying to sell.


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