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Trump Finally Issues Statement on McCain, But Media & Libs Won't Like It

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No matter what President Donald Trump does, it never seems to be enough for the far-left mainstream media.

Trump’s economic policies spur a healthy economy, and Obama somehow gets the credit. Trump kicks a real-life Nazi out of the country, and his immigration policies are attacked. Trump offers prayers and condolences, and it’s somehow never enough.

The most recent example involves Trump’s dealings with the passing of Sen. John McCain.

No matter what Trump does to address McCain’s passing, in the eyes of the media, he’s wrong.

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Trump was slammed for not mentioning McCain’s military service by the far-left. Many accused him of not even being worthy to speak McCain’s name.

Yeah. That’s a healthy response to someone offering his condolences to a grieving family.

Then came the attacks that Trump dared to raise the flag from half-staff after just two days.

Official government code actually dictates that the flag be lowered to half-staff only for the day of death and the full day afterwards for the passing of a senator. Trump fulfilled that obligation. Not that it matters to the far left.

Now, Trump has issued an official statement on McCain’s passing, and it’s pretty obvious where the far left will try to attack him.

The far left will attack Trump on one of two absurd topics.

First, attacks will pour in about how Trump only did this as a response to the original flak he caught for not honoring McCain enough. It’s easy to accuse someone of something that’s impossible to prove, so it’s clear why the far left loves to do it.

Then, attacks will start trickling in about how Trump didn’t go far enough in his praise for McCain, somewhat similar to the attacks he received when he offered his sympathies to the McCain family.

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Does the president deserve criticism for how he's handled Sen. McCain's death?

Look. Much in the same way Trump isn’t above reproach and should be criticized when he deserves it, McCain’s passing shouldn’t automatically make the senator a saint. Trump and McCain were bitter political rivals. The fact that Trump’s offering respect, posthumous or not, should be commendable.

Trump offered a respectful presidential proclamation in honor of McCain’s passing. That should be more than enough.

Knowing how the far left operates, however, it won’t be.

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Bryan Chai has written news and sports for The Western Journal for more than two years and has produced more than 1,300 stories. He specializes in the NBA and NFL as well as politics.
Bryan Chai has written news and sports for The Western Journal for more than two years and has produced more than 1,300 stories. He specializes in the NBA and NFL as well as politics. He graduated with a BA in Creative Writing from the University of Arizona. He is an avid fan of sports, video games, politics and debate.
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