On today’s podcast we talk about the irony of Al Sharpton being trotted out to accuse President Donald Trump of being a racist. We also cover how data can be both true and misleading when discussing how the media talks about the congressional district represented by Democratic Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings to make things look better in Baltimore than they actually are. We preview the Democratic debate and have an update on just how unprofitable the women’s national soccer team actually is.
The fake outrage over President Donald Trump’s tweets about Baltimore continues in the liberal media, with panel discussions about his “racism” over tweeting something objectively true. While the media portrays Cummings’ district as having the second highest average income for a district with majority black constituents, the truth of how they arrived at that number tells a different story and involves the last redistricting and the inclusion of wealthy areas, not an increase in the economic state of West Baltimore.More