James Woods Expertly Uses Washington Post's Own Anti-Trump Tweet Against Them
Actor James Woods slammed The Washington Post for hypocrisy after the left-wing outlet defended Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s vulgar attack on President Donald Trump.
Tlaib was rightfully criticized from both sides of the aisle after she referred to Trump as a “motherf—er” and threatened impeachment.
The vulgar attack was filmed in a video that surfaced Thursday night.
“We’re gonna go in and we’re going to impeach the motherf—er,” Tlaib told a crowd of supporters.
Tlaib’s deviation from civility was embraced by an editorial writer for The Washington Post, Molly Roberts.
“What’s so wrong with motherf—er,” Roberts pondered in an article published Friday.
Opinion: What’s so wrong with motherf—er? https://t.co/yBF1HGsOPC
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) January 4, 2019
There are a lot of obvious answers to that question, but Woods had the best take on the situation.
“Then why aren’t you printing the entire word?” Woods asked.
Then why aren’t you printing the entire word? #hypocrites https://t.co/d2SMJ5HbNX
— James Woods (@RealJamesWoods) January 5, 2019
One doesn’t even need to look past the headline to expose the establishment media’s hypocrisy.
The Post would have used the entire word if Tlaib’s vulgar attack was acceptable, but the outlet censored the word like every other publication.
Even inside the article, Roberts failed to adequately defend Tlaib’s attack.
The crux of Roberts’ argument is that Tlaib’s comments aren’t as offensive as comments made by Trump, which is wrong.
Roberts argued that calling someone a “motherf—er” isn’t as bad as using the phrase “s—hole country.”
“Democrats who conflate the two weaken themselves,” Roberts argued. “They minimize the abuses of the Trump administration, and they invite the president to go on committing them without expecting anything more than an anemic reprimand.”
Roberts overlooked the fact that Trump never called another politician a “motherf—er,” as much as he probably wanted to at times.
Tlaib might belong to a different political party than Trump, but they’re supposed to work together.
How can Tlaib effectively work with the president if she’s actively demonizing him by calling him a motherf—er?
The answer is that Democrats don’t intend on working with the president — they want to oppose him and demonize him.
And people are starting to notice that the left has drifted too far from civility.
As Woods pointed out, even the left-wing media can understand that calling someone a “motherf—er” is unacceptable, which is why The Post didn’t print the entire word.
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