August 1, 2021

Actual (non-anonymous) witness: Atlantic’s troop story not true

You know the media is desperate when they go from manipulation and misrepresentation to outright lying.

That’s what happened when The Atlantic ran a story based on anonymous sources that claimed that Trump called fallen WWI soldiers “losers.”

That story held up for all of a few hours – that is, until non-anonymous sources that were actually there proved that it was a lie.

One of these sources was Trump enemy John Bolton, who has done his share to hurt the president. Apparently, the Atlantic’s attack was too much for even Bolton.

Breitbart reports:

Former National Security Advisor John Bolton has disputed a story in The Atlantic claiming that President Donald Trump called fallen World War I soldiers “losers.” Bolton told the New York Times Friday that “I was there” and “I didn’t hear that.”

Bolton’s testimony isn’t the only thing that disproves the anonymously sourced story – FOIA documents also show it to be false.

It should be no surprise that the media is willing to lie to hurt Trump. The real surprise, at least for them, is that they’re so bad at lying that they end up hurting their own credibility more than his.

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43 Responses

  1. never trust the news its all about whom bought them, or best story , sensationalism , TRUMP IS THE BEST PRESIDENT IN MY 64 YRS OF BEING LEGAL AMERICAN, HE BLEEDS RED , WHITE AND BLUE , TRUMP 2020 AND LIKE FOREVER , ps when people ask me whom i am i STAND AND PROUDLY SAY AMERICAN, [ with german/italian heritage ]

    1. I quit reading news papers in 1980. Quit listening to TV news about 1985. Quit going to movies about 1980….believe I have attended 3 movies since 1980. I do not read any “news” by leftists on the internet. I try to stay on top of what is going on re our “GOVERNment” because it is, in my view, the most dangerous enemy we have, but I offer gratitude to President Trump and a precious few in “Congress” because they try to stick to the truth and they try to do the right thing. No one else in DC has any interest in truth or caring for true Americans, probably because DC consists mostly of left wingers. Anyone who BELIEVES the teeniest bit about “news” put out by leftists is an unadulterated FOOL.

      1. I stopped reading any news on Yahoo. I was really only going there because i have Yahoo mail. Every once in a while I would read Yahoo news mostly FOR LAUGHS because most of it is 24/7 Trump bashing. NOTHING BUT LIES, SPIN, AND ANTI TRUMP GARAGE. I just got sick of reading so many lies that I suddenly got turned off. How is printing blatant LIES not against the law? President Trump should sue for Libel and defamation of Character.

    2. Altho we don’t need a news article to inform us this was a outright lie, as we all know what’s true, and what’s not. I do Hope he sues them for defamation of character, lying, etc. The only ones who believe this trash,and the rest of the garbage are the brain dead Bernie/ Biden radical left supporters. I say Bernie because he is the one who will be running the country if the Dems CHEAT their way to a victory.

    3. You are a great American. I only wish my parents had lived long enough to see what a none politician was able to do for America. He loves the people, the military, and wants to keep us safe from the bad people who try to threaten us. He has earned 4 more years in office.

    1. Bolton got what he wanted. His book is out now and the always needed hype has ended. So might as well stop the betrayals now.

  2. The sad part about the media lying is no one will be astonished. No one will say “I can’t believe they would do that.” It is something we all expect from the media. What does that say about it? Now we take everything they do or say with a grain of salt. The media is not relevant any longer. When I was younger I looked forward to watching the “news”. Cronkite was my “eyes and ears” to the rest of the world. Now everyone is “fact checked” and with good reason. Today the media is just another commercial selling another placebo that won’t work.

  3. Trump needs to stick to promoting his agenda and his issues and not pay attention to all these people trying to bring him down he has so much accomplishment that he needs to promote. Also what he will add for the next four years.

  4. Everyone on the left who hates Trump are going to say the ugliest things possible before this election to try and ruin his standing . That’s the only way they know how to play is ugly , mean and dirty because they want to take him out . It may even get worse before Nov3

  5. Now when are the liars at CNN,MSNBC, and all the other liberal media outlets going to make it known that JEFFERY GOLDBERG, of the ATLANTIC is a BALD FACED LIAR and should be fired and never allowed to have another article printed !!! THIS B.S. IS REALLY GETTING OLD, these fools tell their lies and they make front page news and then when they are exposed, they say nothing and there are no consequences for their illegal actions, when are they going to be held accountable for knowingly lying to try and slander OUR GREAT PRESIDENT !! IT’S TIME TO VOTE REPUBLICAN AND STOP ALL THESE LIBERAL DEMOCRATS FROM THEIR SLIMEY NON-AMERICAN TRICKS AND SCHEMES !!! DEMOCRATS ARE SCUMBAG LIARS, THIS PROVES IT ONCE AGAIN !!! PLEASE, VOTE REPUBLICAN, PLEASE, OUR “HONEST” WORLD DEPENDS ON IT !!!

  6. Defamation – Libel – 1A doesn’t define lies. PSY – OPS to the max. You will see more of this as we get closer to the election.

  7. Altlantic Magazine, telling a story not the story. I would recommend the 72 hour rule wait 72 hrs. and more than likely it will be revealed as BS. Unfortunately many people only read the headline and they were able to get the outcome they were looking for. Truth be damned.

    1. Unless I’m mistaken, that verbiage of military, calling them losers, actually came out of Obama’s mouth during one of his rallies for election. Not sure if it was the 1st term or second.

  8. Out with big tech take them down they won’t post anything negative on them or the demonrats there are in there pockets

  9. Just proves once again how sorry the Democrats are ,but not suprising, if they can have their blmob run thru their cities lawless and create a bail out fund and come on air to encourage them not to give up the fight .this is like what u would expect communist china would do to their citizens..again Democrats are sorry and nothing they wont do to take the white house and lives will not get in their way..

  10. Anyone who would believe any other than Fox News and explicitly “”Hannity, Carlson Ingram and Watters” are F**king Crazy … period!

    Wallace, and the others on Fox are actually “””Foxes in the Hen House” … they being Foxes and Trump and Co. the Hens!!!!!!!!!!!! They are “”””Terrible Reporters”””” ….period!!!!!!

  11. If they will go this low now just wait for election day. Just think if/when Trump and all other Republicans are winning how the liars are going to start saying how the mail in votes got lost or not counted Bla, bla, bla just to make more time for all the illegal ballots to be put into the count. Need to find were they are stored and protest and have a nice burn night.

  12. I never believed it from the start…and I don’t believe anything anymore unless I hear and see it for myself. Trump is a great president…these lies have to stop!
    He should sue all those who are responsible for this defamation.


  14. I think the President says some stupid things from time to time but this BS story is
    something He would never say. I’ve been to the American cemetery at Normandy to
    visit my uncles grave. It brought tears to my eyes seeing all those white crosses.
    Don’t say something so outrageous anonymously. Man or woman up and give your
    real name. The President loves his military alive or dead. An speaking of liars Biden is a 40 year liar and BS artist. None of the print media will print the real truth on their
    front page. This was the worst untrue story yet but more will come anonymously.

  15. The MSM is the devil. They hate a free America. The Demonic rats hate America period!! I am 59 and can not believe what they report.
    TDS destroyed the ability to report anything truthful and this is just what rats do.
    When is the last time you saw Factual report from CNN or any media.
    Just VOTE RED in November Americans we need you!!

  16. The comments were made about Trump’s helicopter flight ! He didn’t go because of weather coming in ” fog ” and because of the Democratic terrorist tactics of supporting riot’s looting shootings , they didn’t believe the secret service could get Presents Donald Trump to safety in time .

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