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It’s more than a little bit ironic that President Trump was ranting this week about pulling the broadcast licenses of NBC stations.Because there’s a whole string of absurdly biased local stations owned by a right-wing company called Sinclair Broadcast Group that has essentially bought off the FCC and actually is broadcasting lies and fake news on behalf of Donald Trump. (This New York Times article from last August tells the tale.)

Apparently, Trump watches this conservative network, or follows its discredited journalist Sharyl Attkisson on Twitter, because on Thursday morning he cited this promo for her upcoming program:

We went to Puerto Rico before the hurricane hit and found an island facing a disaster of its own making. Sunday on @FullMeasureNews pic.twitter.com/aTyGV4lAzt

— Full Measure News (@FullMeasureNews) October 12, 2017

Trump became enraged at this and let fly with an astonishing series of tweets essentially saying that Puerto Rico had been asking for it, and there was a limit to how much the federal government was willing to do to help:

“Puerto Rico survived the Hurricanes, now a financial crisis looms largely of …read more

Source:: Salon – Politics

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