President Donald Trump is firing back at the establishment media for pulling down his ad decrying illegal immigration and the migrant caravan heading toward the United States.
Trump’s ad showed an illegal immigrant from Mexico, Luis Bracamontes, laughing and bragging about his murder of two Northern California sheriff’s deputies.
“Who else would Democrats let in?” the ad asked.
Fortunately, Trump posted the ad on Twitter, so you can see it for yourself here. (Warning: Contains graphic language.)
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 31, 2018
The establishment media wasn’t fond of Trump’s ad, to say the least.
Multiple establishment media outlets decided to pull the ad, including NBC News, CNN, and Facebook, according to The New York Times.
Even Fox News decided to pull the ad after the outcry from leftists and social justice warriors.
After a reporter asked Trump about the ad on Monday, he fired back at the establishment media.
“We have a lot of ads,” Trump said after being asked about the controversy. “They certainly are effective, based on the numbers that we’re seeing.”
NEW: “We have a lot of ads,” Pres. Trump says when asked about controversy over anti-immigration ad. “They certainly are effective, based on the numbers that we’re seeing.”
“A lot of things are offensive,” he says on criticism that ad is offensive. “Your questions are offensive” pic.twitter.com/rAElL01ST6
— ABC News (@ABC) November 5, 2018
Trump is right, the ad already has over 6 million views on Twitter. The establishment media’s attempts to hide the ad have made more people try to seek it out.
Another reporter asked Trump his thoughts on the criticism that the ad is “offensive.”
“A lot of things are offensive. Your questions are offensive, a lot of times,” Trump said.
That’s a perfect response. Simply because some people find something “offensive” doesn’t mean it should be censored.
Anybody could be offended over anything, especially in today’s overly politically correct world.
However, that means Americans should be able to call the media “offensive” as well.
The establishment media will probably attack Trump over his comments, but it’s great that he is willing to say what everyone is thinking and call the media “offensive” to their faces.
A lot of Americans agreed with Trump’s ad and found it “offensive” that the media would take it down.
Trump is a rare president who is actually willing to fight back and stand up for normal Americans.
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