This morning Rowanne Brewer Lane appeared on FOX News to assure Donald Trump “There is  a God” when defending Mr. Trump against lies the New York Times told about her experience with him.

I was dismayed at the response on Outnumbered, another FOX News show. They pointed out that this is only 1 woman out of many. I guess they do not realize it has only been 2 days since the article was released. There are probably a hundred reasons people might have for never stepping forward to correct the record.

The article says 50 were interviewed over 6 weeks. The Times does not mention at the top that many had good things to say about Mr. Trump. Example:

Several women who have held positions of power within the Trump Organization in recent years said they had never known Mr. Trump to objectify women or treat them with disrespect.

“I think there are mischaracterizations about him,” said Jill Martin, a vice president and assistant counsel at the company. Ms. Martin said Mr. Trump had enthusiastically supported her decision to have two children over the past five years, even when it meant working from home and scaling back on business travel.

“That’s hard with women lawyers,” she said. “For me, he’s made it a situation where I can really excel at my job and still devote the time necessary for my family.”

The quote above is around 3 quarters into a very long article. Most will never read down that far.

In many Posts I write I remind people that I belonged to military unit that broadcasted propaganda. While I was not involved in propaganda directly I certainly picked up on a few things over 23 years of service.

Trust me when I tell you that one of the techniques is to prioritize your point of view by putting it at the top of an article or broadcast. This sets the tone for everything else. Few people today have the attention span to read more than 500 words. That is one reason I keep my posts under that.

The bottom line is you cannot trust the NY Times as a news source.

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