Brandon the Media

 

A few weeks ago, the media claimed “Let’s Go Brandon” was a vulgar slur, an un-American defiling of the flag, apple pie, and the Commander-in-Chief. Now they pretend the LGB slogan is a dog-whistle for insurrection. Really!?

Why can’t they get it right!? I mean, “Let’s Go Brandon” is a rip on the media. Sure, the crowd was chanting, “F-bomb Joe Biden!” As soon as NBC’s Kelli Stavast reformulated the now-famous political jab into “Let’s Go Brandon”, it was born. Yet the media won’t take credit for it. It’s their baby!

When Trump was campaigning in 2016 and said, “Russia, if you’re listening, I hope you’re able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing, I think you will probably be rewarded mightily by our press,” he was completely busting on the media as much as on Hillary Clinton. He was mocking their bias, unprofessionalism, and incompetence. But they dodged the slight by going right to the Russia scapegoat and never discussing their own possible complicity.

But the funniest slam on the media, pun intended, was the Trump-CNN wrestling video where Trump is beating up the CNN logo. CNN’s take was not to shake it off with a chuckle and then move on. No, they made it out to be an attack on the 1st Amendment, Constitution, and Declaration all rolled into one. Humorless.

If the media could laugh at its self once in a while, maybe late-night TV would be funny.

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  1. Arahant Member
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    JimGoneWild: If the media could laugh at its self once in a while, maybe late night TV would be funny.

    Make late night funny again!

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  2. JimGoneWild Coolidge
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    Arahant (View Comment):

    JimGoneWild: If the media could laugh at its self once in a while, maybe late night TV would be funny.

    Make late night funny again!

    Of course, there is Gutfeld!

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  3. Arahant Member
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    JimGoneWild (View Comment):

    Arahant (View Comment):

    JimGoneWild: If the media could laugh at its self once in a while, maybe late night TV would be funny.

    Make late night funny again!

    Of course, there is Gutfeld!

    An exception to prove the rule.

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  4. TBA Coolidge
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    JimGoneWild:

    A few weeks ago, the media claimed that “Let’s Go Brandon” was a vulgar slur, an un-American defiling of the flag, apple pie and the Commander-in-Chief. Now they pretend the LGB slogan is dog whistle for Insurrection. Really!?

    Why can’t they get it right!? I mean, “Let’s Go Brandon” is a rip on the media.

    It is not enough that they control most of what you hear, they also want to control most of what you say. 

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  5. TGA Coolidge
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    The media made a concerted effort to get Trump nominated in 2016.  They simply would not cover anyone else running.  Whether you’re a big Trump fan or a Never, you have to admit that is true.  Where they miscalculated was in thinking that their coven leader would easily wipe him out…  We spent the next 4 (5?) years watching them collectively scream “OH ****!  WHAT HAVE WE DONE?!”

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  6. cdor Member
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    Arahant (View Comment):

    JimGoneWild: If the media could laugh at its self once in a while, maybe late night TV would be funny.

    Make late night funny again!

    Don’t get me started…

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  7. Ansonia Member
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    “A rip on the media.”

    That’s exactly the real reason the Left went apoplectic about it.

    “Let’s go Brandon” is shorthand for saying “Hey, mainstream media, you look as ridiculous as you look  and are mendacious,  while lying in an attempt to hide from us how many and much ‘We the people’ think this President is an incompetent fraud. We know you, the mainstream media, are a bunch of bought-and-paid -for, sinister buffoons.

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  8. Cow Girl Thatcher
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    TGA (View Comment):

    The media made a concerted effort to get Trump nominated in 2016. They simply would not cover anyone else running. Whether you’re a big Trump fan or a Never, you have to admit that is true. Where they miscalculated was in thinking that their coven leader would easily wipe him out… We spent the next 4 (5?) years watching them collectively scream “OH ****! WHAT HAVE WE DONE?!”

    Absolutely! Anyone who watched any MSM in 2016 could easily see how much work they put into getting the nomination for Trump. They just had no idea that he would flatten The Hil in the final election. And, you know…I’m not so sure that any of the other candidates could have taken her on like Trump did. He was perfect! I was recovering from knee surgery on that November Tuesday, and so I was in a drug-induced haze in my hospital room. I didn’t listen to election results, but I could watch, and the reporters’ and anchor-person faces were all I needed to see to realize what had happened. 

    Yup…four years of “OH ****! WHAT HAVE WE DONE?!” indeed… 

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  9. GlennAmurgis Coolidge
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    This is the same media that said nothing when BusHitler was used to describe W. Corporate media is garbage 

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  10. Bryan G. Stephens Thatcher
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    JimGoneWild: If the media could laugh at its self once in a while, maybe late-night TV would be funny.

    If Never Trumpers could laugh. . .

     

     

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  11. JimGoneWild Coolidge
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    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    JimGoneWild: If the media could laugh at its self once in a while, maybe late-night TV would be funny.

    If Never Trumpers could laugh. . .

    And some of them were pretty funny.

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  12. Chowderhead Coolidge
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    “Lets Go Brandon” is clearly damning of the lamestram media. That’s why it worked so well. It’s not so much as what we all think of Biden, but it exposes the imbedded requirement of the media to toe the liberal line.

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  13. Malkadavis Inactive
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    JimGoneWild: No, they made it out to be an attack on the 1st Amendment, Constitution, and Declaration all rolled into one. Humorless.

    Kinda like Fauci claiming that attacks on him are attacks on science. So much arrogance.

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  14. JimGoneWild Coolidge
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    Malkadavis (View Comment):

    JimGoneWild: No, they made it out to be an attack on the 1st Amendment, Constitution, and Declaration all rolled into one. Humorless.

    Kinda like Fauci claiming that attacks on him are attacks on science. So much arrogance.

    Science! 

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  15. JimGoneWild Coolidge
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    Chowderhead (View Comment):

    “Lets Go Brandon” is clearly damning of the lamestram media. That’s why it worked so well. It’s not so much as what we all think of Biden, but it exposes the imbedded requirement of the media to toe the liberal line.

    Nailed it.

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  16. Dbroussa Coolidge
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    TBA (View Comment):
    It is not enough that they control most of what you hear, they also want to control most of what you say think. 

    There FIFY

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