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Trump Controversy

Donald J. Trump: The name alone either evokes tears to people that fear doom of the United States or the exact opposite. Currently, he is a major topic of controversy not only between politically affiliated people but on a global scale as well. Sources whether they be personal blogs or official articles,provide a wide range of misinformation and different credibility standards while portraying biases on whether or not they are against or support these accusations. The verbal warfare surrounding Trump’s name has made him receive worldwide attention.

At a South Carolina rally, Trump was seen flailing his hands as a possible mockery of Serge Kovaleski who suffers from congenital joint condition. Upon the current political sides whether it may be the Democrats, Republicans, or neutrals; incidents involving Trump and the disabled reporter did not go unnoticed. In the article, “Media invented lie about Trump mocking disabled reporter”, by Ann Coulter; informs us about an exploit on the disability of a newspaper reporter in order to smear the Republican nominee for president.

Then argues that certain posts and evidence shown by the opposing side was a lie to support the media’s anti-Trump campaigns. The author and their intended audience are portrayed in word choices and secluded phrases such as “ Perhaps Trump is not a subtle actor, but he’s utterly innocent of making fun of a disabled person” (Ann Coulter) , showing that the article writer truly believes Trump intentions were misinterpreted. The author also references other sites as well as her book, “In Donald J. Trump We Trust: E. Pluribus Awesome! ” , that have touched on the subject believing that Trump’s mindset was not where social media depicted it to be.

Personal speculations by the Author that proved this source not credible are the very opinions she shares regarding the issue associating Trump and adjectives used to describe social media. “That is an exact paraphrase of the Post’s opening lines from an editorial hawking the media’s most successful lie about Donald Trump: that he mocked a man for being disabled”(Ann Coulter) , analyzing this quote we see that her views being contradicted is returning the accusation against Trump towards Social media referring it to it as the most successful lie about Donald Trump.

As mentioned before about her reference to her book, she states, “ I have a chapter on that lie in my new book. In Trump We Trust: E Pluribus Awesome! , It was perfectly obvious that Trump was not mimicking any disability that Serge has, but I didn’t have the smoking gun to prove that the media were lying,”( Ann Coulter) looking at the mere title of the book itself, describing Trump as “Awesome” and reinforcing that social media being the antagonist frames Trump with a lie showing an obvious bias that no matter the pinned evidence she is for Trump and his values.

The sense of false authority illustrated in this article has a negative effect on society due to slurs used to describe Muslims and media as snarling as if they were the ones to blame for previous incidents showing little to no effectiveness and raising the question of whether or not the coverage seems to offer a partial or selective history of events supporting her point of view.

In this article by, Kerry Jackson, titled “Fake News: Trump Did not mock Disabled Reporter and Other Lies From the Left” states that the incident in question is Trump supposedly mocking New York Times reporter serge Kovaleski, whose hand and arm movement on his right side is impaired due to arthrogryposis. The article then proceeds to question why Trump would imitate a man who has difficulty moving at least one of his limbs by madly thrashing his own. Evidence pertaining to who might be the intended audience is, “ is it asking too much for these people who are constantly attacking him to actually know what they are talking about?

To be honest brokers of information? To be just a bit judicious? ”( Kerry Jackson), and how this refers to the intended audience is words used such as ridiculous and fake referencing that the audience are people who similarly think that the social media bashing this topic are not aware of it in anyway. This article or source proves to be not credible due to the amount of bias shown towards the “lies” directed toward the event surrounding Trump’s name and accusations that evidence is apparent of being fake and a form of support to the anti-trump and anti- republican ideology.

Statements such as “The lesson here is while the Democrats, and the branch of the DNC that’s also known as the media, are doing all they can to smear Trump as a depraved, crude and hateful man, the people who best fit under those terms are his accusers. ”( Kerry Jackson) , leaves a negative effect on society due to slurs used to describe Democrats accusing them as concocting this fake news to smear Trump’s reputation and broach’s the critical question about what significant questions are left unasked and unanswered.

Final conclusions relayed by the article are that social media is responsible for relaying false news to smear Trump’s name and possibly cause conflict and hate to grow. The article titled, “Donald Trump Denies Mocking Reporter For His Disability, Even Though It Appears He Did” By Dana Liebelson generalizes President- elect Donald Trump again denied mocking a reporter for a physical disability in a series of tweets.

Trump was responding to actress Meryl Streep, who criticized the incoming president in a speech at Golden Globes. Compared to the other articles this one appears to be slightly more credible and shows minimal biases as it provides evidence and views both sides of the argument portray. The intentions geared toward the audience are of those who simply want to be aware of the general idea of the crisis but are also on the slightly bias side of supporting the video evidence and that he was responsible.

President- elect Donald trump again denied mocking a reporter for a physical disability in a series of tweets on Monday, even though he clearly appears to have done so while on the campaign trail in 2015. ”(Dana Liebelson) , the author summarizing the general idea of the events provides insight on a series of tweets Donald trump was responsible for contradicting the video evidence of him “clearly” doing so during his campaign trail in 2015.

Evidence pertaining to the impact left on the reader and society is the fact that trump previously stated that he would never mock a person with a disability because he spends “millions a year, or millions of dollars on ramps, and get rid of the stairs and different kinds of elevators all over”(Dana Liebelson), as well as federal law actually requires Trump to make his buildings accessible to Americans with disabilities.

The critical reader could question whether or not her slight bias was based on personal opinions or news interpreted by social media. Of the articles mentioned this one potentially leaves a positive effect on society because it doesn’t try to sway the reader into choosing a side but gives a general understanding of what happens. In Conclusion, upon the three sources provided biases supporting both sides were shown at different levels of personal opinions and credibility.

The topic of discussion that sparked people not affiliated with politics to share their opinion was whether or not Donald J trump was responsible for the mockery of Serge Kovaleski. The viewpoints of each article provided seems to depict a range of personal opinion, biases, and intentions surrounding the event that took place with the President elect Donald J Trump.

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