Media dismayed by disrespect for Hillary portrait didn’t care when it was Reagan
“Sarah Palin Is on a Roll of Wrongness This Week” is the headline in Time Magazine.
MSNBC’s Joy Reid:
Having been in that hall and felt the weight of history that the White House stores on every wall-in every piece of furniture, I’m repulsed. https://t.co/lR96ZZF9Xu
— Joy Reid (@JoyAnnReid) April 20, 2017
The New York Times’ Maggie Haberman:
Doesn’t matter what the political party is, it’s the White House, not a rally, and it’s an official portrait, not a cardboard cutout.
— Maggie Haberman (@maggieNYT) April 20, 2017
“It’s a white trash Mount Rushmore,” CNN’s Paul Begala said Thursday on Anderson Cooper’s show. “I love it. Look at them. That’s just perfect.”
And that’s not to say Palin, Kid Rock or Nugent weren’t acting like it was sophomore year after getting overserved on the school bus on the way to the White House. It was immature. It was disrespectful. The ages of the three combined is 167. Grow up.
But here’s the problem with this story getting as much attention as it is not only in print, but on national cable news outlets, as pointed out on Twitter by the woman with the handle @Krisp_y and first picked up by Mediaite:
Obama’s WH guests stand in front of Reagan portrait flipping him the bird but Libs are in a frenzy over Sarah Palin posing in front of HC pic.twitter.com/8vv9w3Hvn6
— KP (@Krisp_y) April 20, 2017
President Obama’s guests in the photo above made the obscene gesture towards President Reagan’s portrait when they were at the White House for its first-ever gay pride reception in 2012.
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