Now that journalists and media retailers are telling us it’s time for togetherness and to celebrate the election of Joe Biden, it’s price remembering what “unity” appeared like in 2016. Far left hosts and celebrities weren’t so massive on the approaching collectively. On November 9, 2016, Rachel Maddow in contrast the election of Donald Trump to… the Cuban Missile Disaster: “We have confronted crises earlier than as a rustic. Generally they’re, you realize, malfunctions. Generally they’re getting ready to nuclear struggle. Most occasions, it is someplace in between.”
This is Maddow’s post-Trump win rant:
We have confronted crises earlier than as a rustic. Generally they’re, you realize, malfunctions. Generally they’re the brink of nuclear struggle. Most occasions it is someplace in between. However we rise to the event, we all the time do. We improvise, we do what we are able to, we step up. There are protests on the streets tonight, massive ones. There’s controversy already over how the president-elect is treating the press on his journey to the White Home tomorrow. There are doomsday plans going into motion throughout this nation proper now when it comes to civil rights. … It is a massive to-do record.
On November 14, 2016, The Washington Put up’s Eugene Robinson echoed Rush Limbaugh and hoped Trump failed:
If a traditional Republican had been elected, I may say the well mannered and socially acceptable factor, one thing like “I didn’t assist So-and-So, however he will probably be my president, too, and I want him success.” However I can’t want Trump success in rounding up and deporting thousands and thousands of individuals or banning Muslims from getting into the nation or reinstituting torture as an instrument of U.S. coverage. In these and different divisive, merciless, unwise initiatives, I want him failure….
On November 14, 2016, Avengers director Joss Whedon demanded that Trump not be “allowed” to take workplace.
Bear in mind all of this as Democrats and liberals within the media demand a fast concession and instant “unity” to the needs of Biden and Democrats.
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