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Hilarious: Andrea Mitchell asks
historian to debunk a Trump claim
and gets an unpleasant surprise

American Thinker, by Thomas Lifson

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Posted By:magnante, 10/11/2018 8:42:38 AM

An odd form of hubris has overtaken Democrats in both their political and media branches. They are so certain that President Trump is ignorant and they are smart that they march right into traps of their own devising. Consider this face plant by Andrea Mitchell, dead certain that President Trump must be incorrect in has claim about Abraham Lincoln: that event the Gettysburg Address was criticized by Lincoln’s contemporaries (snip) BESCHLOSS: “Yes, he was criticized for to Gettysburg Address by newspapers that hated Lincoln and wanted to support his opponent the next year when he ran for reelection

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Thos Weatherby, 10/11/2018 9:23:05 AM     (No. 11792910)

The narrative is always that the Republican is dumb. I saw it with Reagan, Ford, Bush (41 and 43) and now Trump. Trump is using this to his advantage. There are things going on in the background that the left is completely unaware of, such as the dismantling of the Deep State, and the arrest/future arrests of the evil people. According to Government records, there are over 55k secret sealed indictments ready to be unleashed. Why do you think Trump approved over $200M to modify Gitmo last year. He also approved hiring on 22 privately owned prisons in the US.

And why did Lindsey Graham bring up Tribunals with Justice Kavanaugh? Planting the seeds. And why did Trump sign the Executive Order to declare a State of Emergency last December?

Also, keep in mind that when Telsa (the real guy) passed away back in the 40´s the US Government recovered his notes and papers. Each paper was reviewed to pass off information to our Government and Industry. They needed a very smart person to do that. Who could decipher Telsa´s work and get it to the right person. That person was John Trump, uncle of our President.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Uno, 10/11/2018 10:23:16 AM     (No. 11793013)

The only "history" the Left knows is what they dream up to fit their agenda!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Clinger, 10/11/2018 10:26:12 AM     (No. 11793018)

Andrea my dear, that is not only factual, it is relatively common knowledge in educated circles. I mean real education, old school. Feel free to reach out to me next time, if I don´t know I know people who do know.

At least she asked the historian before spouting off. She could lose her lefty cred for that.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Vaquero45, 10/11/2018 10:26:52 AM     (No. 11793020)

The guy Andrea Mitchell interviewed, Michael Beschloss, is the author of "Arming America", a book that purported to show there were almost no guns in the USA around the time of the Revolutionary War. His research was faked, he couldn´t produce any documentation, his book was thoroughly debunked, and his reputation was ruined. That Mitchell dug him up for an interview shows how desperate they are.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 10/11/2018 11:25:05 AM     (No. 11793106)

Yes Andrea, the Democrats hated President Lincoln almost as much as Trump. Even then violence was the major part of their agenda. The Democrats were able to assassinate President Lincoln, something they still try to do whenever they don´t win.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Marzon, 10/11/2018 11:25:25 AM     (No. 11793109)

#4 It was Michael Bellesiles who wrote the Arming America.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: lakerman1, 10/11/2018 12:13:18 PM     (No. 11793172)

Lincoln won in 1860 with 39.6% of the popular vote.
He was treated badly by many newspapers, who made fun of him as being an ugly ape, a backward hick, uneducated, uncultured. And he was badly panned for his Gettysburg address, after following a noted orator who spoke for about two hours.
If Andrea didn´t know that, she is losing it.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: tennman, 10/11/2018 12:14:28 PM     (No. 11793173)

Yes, "insufferable-know-it-all" dems, the Gettysburg address and Lincoln were much maligned. Many disliked Abe, many thought it way, way too short. Others wanted grand soaring words rather than a short, somber statement.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: laotzu, 10/11/2018 12:17:43 PM     (No. 11793178)

She still hasn´t recovered after getting pelted with balloons on the floor of the GOP convention in 2008. Google it. Hilarious. It was the first sign that Americans were starting to comprehend the real role media had played in the Clinton Era.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Leftcoast, 10/11/2018 12:25:39 PM     (No. 11793197)

She´s just another example of hatred preventing critical and reasonable thought.


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Reply 11 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 10/11/2018 12:35:23 PM     (No. 11793212)

Mizzuz Greenspan wears the hairdo of a hyena and screeches like one, too.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: meidei, 10/11/2018 1:28:50 PM     (No. 11793263)

Beside the Gettysburg Address, we were taught many of the less than flattering press reports and how Abe handled them - sometimes humorously. One such intended put down meant to embarrass Lincoln was when a reporter asked him what his grandfather did for a living, full knowing his deeply humble roots. Lincoln cut him short with "I´m much more concerned about what his grandson is doing." Or something to that effect.

Lincoln also is the one US President no comedian has ever told a funny joke about.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: jj1319, 10/11/2018 3:30:12 PM     (No. 11793395)

My understanding is that Lincoln was MUCH less than handsome.

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