Insanity Wrap wants to know: Does CNN’s Jake Tapper even watch CNN?
It’s a fair question, given that the infotainment TV show host went on an epic Twitter rant Tuesday, railing against New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s “cringeworthy COVID victory lap,” as the Daily News described it.
Here’s the tweet that launched ten thousand RTs:
NY state has lost more than 32,000 lives to COVID-19. So while it's great that the numbers have gone down, it's perplexing to see crowing, Cuomo going on Fallon, etc. No other state has lost as many lives, not even close. New Jersey is next with 17,000+https://t.co/aIphqXdWYz
— Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) July 14, 2020
Tapper then reminded his 2.6 million Twitter followers, “New York’s leaders do not have a success story to tell. It’s been about missteps and late actions” and that just going by the numbers that “New York is one of the biggest failures.”
What Jake Tapper conveniently failed to mention was his own employer’s role in setting Cuomo up to run his victory lap over the bodies of thousands of needlessly dead nursing home residents.
But Insanity Wrap will never forget the many examples of intrafamilial fluffing CNN’s Chris Cuomo (the least intelligent person on CNN not named Don Lemon) provided to his brother Andrew during multiple appearances on the infotainment network’s COVID-19 coverage.
Had Jake Tapper’s employer done its job covering Cuomo’s performance during the first two months of the coronavirus pandemic, the governor might have been hounded out of office by now and brought up on charges of reckless endangerment.
Hell, a sharp prosecutor might even be able to make a manslaughter charge stick after Cuomo deliberately and ruthlessly ordered nursing homes to stick the infected in facilities right alongside the most vulnerable.
You might take Jake Tapper’s concerns more seriously if he’d just cop to CNN’s (and the broader infotainment industry’s) role in boosting Cuomo’s performance.
If the governor had an (R) after his name, Insanity Wrap is certain we’d be in week twelve of CNN and Jake Tapper’s nonstop coverage of “Governor Granny Killer.”
But enough of that. Let’s move on to more insanity, shall we?
What’s the Swedish for Chutzpah?
Insanity Wrap has no trouble at all believing this next item:
Replace the Swedish flag with something more “inclusive” says scientist and board member of the Humanist society Patrik Lindenfors in an opinion piece published in Göteborgs Posten.
But according to Patrik Lindenfors the symbol is “problematic”, claiming that Christianity is connected with slavery and claiming that there isn’t any rule against slavery in the Bible.
How about these guys go first since their religion still practices slavery and their flag includes both religious and violent imagery?
Insanity Wrap does, however, have a difficult time believing this next item.
On second thought, very little about antifa’s antics should surprise anyone any longer.
Insanity Wrap does however need to go on one very brief anti-antifa rant.
This particular meme has been around for a while in various guises, one of the more recent and egregious examples being Washington Post reporter Paul Fahri tweeting, “Friend points out on D-Day anniversary that the men who stormed the beaches of Normandy were the true and original antifa.”
National Public Radio’s terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad Mara Liasson called D-Day the “Biggest antifa rally in history.”
Antifa was born in Weimar Germany as that country’s Communist Party shock troops. Their job was to terrorize people on the streets (just like modern-day America antifa groups). “Anti Fascist” was the title, mainly because the fascists were (as always) the communists’ socialist rivals. But antifa was as much anti-democracy and anti-liberty as anything else.
The men of the Greatest Generation weren’t antifa. They were guys who would have taken one look at those street thugs and then knocked some teeth out.
That’s a wrap for Insanity Wrap’s little anti-antifa rant.
I’m McLovin’ It
That is so much better than any booze-buying scam Insanity Wrap came up with in our teens that it gives us hope for Generation Z.
And Now, a Few Headlines to Test Your Sanity
One More Thing…
— Larry Elder (@larryelder) July 15, 2020
That’s all we have time for today.
Come back tomorrow for the next Insanity Wrap, assuming we make it that long…