Let's Not Pretend Like Biden and Trump Faced the Same Scrutiny Last Night

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Anyone with an honest bone in their body will tell you that it wasn't even approaching fair.
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As the lights dimmed on the separate stages for the town halls we saw yesterday evening, the left went into overdrive on the networks and on Twitter to explain their preferred candidate's strengths. In some twisted and wildly dishonest way, they want to pretend like President Trump and Vice President Biden faced the same difficult questions this evening. The unapologetic media has assumed their interlocked-arms circle-jerk, in attempting to show a that their boy, Bumbling Biden, was somehow the victor of the dueling town halls.

I re-watched both broadcasts and noted just how different the two town halls were. For instance, in the opening moments of Trump's town hall, NBC attack-dog Savannah Guthrie went after Trump no fewer than three times about Trump's testing in the days leading up to the debate. Despite Trump telling her that he couldn't remember specifically when he took the test before the last debate, Guthrie continued to ask when he had been tested before the debate. She pushed on whether or not Trump had any symptoms currently, despite White House Doctors saying for days that the President isn't contagious, and now has tested negative twice for the virus.

Trump was pressured on masks, quoting Chris Christie's comment that he should have been wearing a mask. When Trump quoted the CDC report that showed that of the recent infections, 70%+ wore a mask all of the time, with only 3% not wearing a mask at all, further highlighting the debate on the effectiveness of masks in the first place. It was then that Guthrie lost me altogether, saying that wasn't what the study said. The fact is, it is what they study said, and for Guthrie to say that is a flat out lie.

Guthrie pushed Trump on QAnon, which Trump, frankly should have shed a long time ago, but of course, Trump wouldn't accept her unilateral defining and told her essentially, that just because she said something didn't make it true. If anyone has been paying attention to the…
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