For all the negative about social media, Twitter in particular, there are still some very positive, very entertaining aspects.
For instance, when a public figure says something outrageous, or racist, or stupid on social media, it’s out there. Forever.
Now while that’s not ALWAYS a good thing, sometimes it’s a very good thing.
Take for example just recently. White House press secretary Jen “Peppermint” Psaki is moving on to a role on MSNBC. Now, the actual WHY Jen would move on to one of the lowest rated cable networks can be debated, perhaps she is finally had enough lying and covering for old Joe and his tall tales.
Could be the money. MSNBC is desperate for ratings, and perhaps they think there’s enough of a morbid curiosity factor that some people will follow Peppermint down the dial.
Either way, it didn’t take long for her replacement, Karine Jean-Pierre, to get blasted by social media for some ill advised tweets in 2020.
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The New York Post reports that Jean-Pierre tweeted this in 2020, “Reminder: Brian Kemp stole the gubernatorial election from Georgians and Stacey Abrams,” Jean-Pierre tweeted along with a link to a story about Kemp’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Interesting, no? In an age where everyone on the left is on high alert for disinformation and misinformation, that Biden’s White House would present the country with a new press secretary that, wait for it, SPREADS DISINFORMATION!
Thankfully people on Twitter love to keep receipts, and Jean-Pierre was blasted accordingly.
NEW: Karine Jean-Pierre, the incoming WH press secretary, repeatedly pushed Russiagate, elevated Julie Swetnick's gang-rape allegations against Brett Kavanaugh, and said the 2018 Georgia gubernatorial election was "stolen" from Stacey Abrams.https://t.co/tXEWePYoIR
— Joseph A. Wulfsohn (@JosephWulfsohn) May 9, 2022
The irony also cannot be lost that the Democrats have spent the last, almost two years excoriating and at times blocking any conservative voices that even dare to suggest the 2020 presidential election was stolen. Irony at its height.
The bottom line is Stacey Abrams lost. It wasn’t even close, yet she refused to concede, and disinformation from the now White House press secretary was allowed to freely circulate. A curious move from an administration that has largely lost America’s trust anyway.
The Post went on to say,
Abrams and her supporters filed a federal lawsuit over Georgia’s management of elections and the trial began last month.
Current Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger has said the lawsuit is an attempt to undermine the integrity of Georgia elections.
“Almost all of Abrams’ claims have already been dismissed, and the remaining ones are nowhere close to what she alleged in her non-concession speech” after the 2018 election, Raffensperger said last month. “Her three-year ‘stolen election’ campaign has been nothing more than a political stunt to keep her in the national spotlight, and it’s a disservice to voters.
The hypocrisy from the left apparently knows no bounds. The administration creates a “ministry of truth”, then props up a press secretary that peddles misinformation. Thankfully, and hopefully the majority of Americans see through these shenanigans.
Oh, and I’d be remiss if I didn’t thank Peppermint Psaki for all the laughs and material to write about for these last couple years. Good luck Jen!