Memo to the media: Blame Bob Menendez for lack of US focus on human rights issues

The outcry over how Trump handled the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is a good example of why the American people are increasingly disaffected with the media.

The disaffection grows like this: An event that seemingly has little to do with President Trump is given massive coverage by the mainstream media, which finds a way to blame the Trump administration for said event. All the while the media fails to give the American people the full story.

The full story in the Khashoggi murder is that, for months, the Democrats have been blocking the confirmation of the key State Department official, who the president and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo would otherwise be relying on to address what was clearly a violation of human rights.


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