Stephen Miller’s trouncing of CNN reporter Jim Acosta over immigration policy at Wednesday’s White House press briefing apparently angered the Associated Press’s Hillel Italie beyond measure.
Thursday, while barely covering any of the substance of the confrontation, the AP reporter irresponsibly launched into a smearing, sneering tirade equating Miller’s viewpoints with “members of the far-right community, including such white supremacists as David Duke and Richard Spencer.”
Here are excerpts from Italies’s idiocy:
When senior White House aide Stephen Miller disputed the significance of Emma Lazarus’ poem on the Statue of Liberty, he wasn’t stating a new opinion.Members of the far-right community, including such white supremacists as David Duke and Richard Spencer, have harshly criticized the poem and even used anti-Semitic language.
“It’s offensive that such a beautiful, inspiring statue was ever associated with ugliness, weakness, and deformity,” Spencer tweeted in January, referring to such words by Lazarus as “wretched refuse.”
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