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Leftist Journalist Mocks Trump And Americans: ‘Who’s The S***hole Country Now?’

Responding to the news that the United States reportedly has more known cases of coronavirus than any nation on earth, leftist GQ columnist Julia Ioffe took a vicious shot at President Trump with a side order of seeming indifference to the suffering of Americans, snapping on Twitter, “Who’s the s***hole country now?”


Ioffe’s nasty rhetoric ignored one salient fact: that despite the vast number of cases of coronavirus in the United States, the percentage of mortality rate is far less than other countries stricken with the virus, such as Spain, Italy, Iran, and France. In Italy, the mortality rate was over 10% through Thursday; in Spain, roughly 8%; in Iran, 7.6%; in France, almost 6%. The current rate in the United States is 1.5%, and there is mounting evidence that many more people may be infected across the nation, which would drop the mortality rate even further.

Conservative commentators pilloried Ioffe for her comment:


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Ioffe’s “s***hole” comment was in reference to a story in the The Washington Post from January 2018 that claimed when President Trump met with members of Congress over his prospective immigration deal on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) plan, Trump reacted to the so-called diversity visa lottery, which favors immigrants from non-European countries, saying, “Why are we having all these people from s***hole countries come here?”
In October 2018, Ioffe, who was previously fired from Politico after she suggested President Trump was “f***ing his daughter” Ivanka,  claimed on CNN’s “The Lead” with Jake Tapper that President Trump had “radicalized so many more people than ISIS ever did.”
The comments came in reference to the Pittsburgh Tree of Life synagogue massacre. Ioffe stated, “I think this president, one of the things that he really launched his presidential run on is talking about Islamic radicalization. And this president has radicalized so many more people than ISIS ever did. I mean, the way he talks, the way he — the way he —”
“That is, it’s unconscionable for you to say that,” commentator David Urban responded.
Ioffe continued, “The way that he talks, the way that he allows these — the way he winks and nods to these groups. The way he says, ‘I know I’m not supposed to say it, but I’m a nationalist.’ The way that he hems and haws when he has to condemn these people, gritting his teeth says, says ‘fine, OK, I condemn this.'”
Ioffe tweeted, “And a word to my fellow American Jews. This president makes this possible. Here. Where you live. I hope the embassy move over there, where you don’t live was worth it.”
In December, appearing on CNN with host Don Lemon, there was this exchange:
Lemon: So, Julia, let me ask you. Let’s take a step back here then. So this meeting with Trump and (Russian Foreign Minister) Lavrov even have happened today? Did the Russians do anything to earn this?
Ioffe: “Well, yeah, they helped him win the presidency. Right? If you’re Trump, you’ve earned it. And in fact, the Ukrainians who have been dying for a White House visit haven’t earned it. They haven’t meddled in the elections the way Trump has asked them to. So they didn’t do what was asked of them. I think it’s telling that Lavrov got a White House meeting for no reason the day that Trump’s impeachment — articles of impeachment are announced.”
She continued:

Last time Lavrov was in the White House, it was the day after he fired Comey, and he told the Russians, you know, I fired him over this Russia thing. Also here’s some super classified Israeli intelligence that you just might want to see.
And, you know, we still don’t know what happened in that hour that he was in the White House. And I have a feeling in the coming days and weeks, we’re going to be finding out that Trump said some pretty — again, I’m speculating, but if last time was anything to go by, given that Trump hasn’t changed, I’m guessing we’re going to learn that Trump said some pretty eyebrow-raising things.

3 comments:

  1. Not mocking anyone. Just a statement of fact.

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  2. This woman works for the New York Times. All liberals went ballistic when Orange Man stopped all airline flights from Wuhan. They screamed racism. Now Italy is suffering the consequences of allowing direct flights to continue.They have a high death rate because they deny treatment to the elderly as does Spain. The important point is that there is a cure. I have forwarded reports of these cures from credible sources but the Corporate Media so far has refused to do anything but mock cures.I have a running list of treatments and and prevention strategies which includes Dr Rhonda Patrick's gut barrier though I do also include a cancer cure. Vitamins C & K3 according to a scholarly article. Better than chemo!! Also a German herbal formula to improve heart function. (Please note: I am not a doctor. Just reporting the news.)
    Preventing and Curing the Wuhan Virus: Work in Progress
    https://vidrebel.wordpress.com/2020/03/05/preventing-and-curing-the-wuhan-virus-work-in-progress/

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  3. Imagine being so daft you don't realize it's your shitty political, cultural, economic, and social policies that created this shithole country you're now referring to being a failure to react appropriately in a crisis. Ever since the Trump era I've come more and more to understand why both the Nazi's and Commies were right to just physical remove opposing journalists and put in their own people. At least at that point the mask is off and we can stop pretending we've ever had an "honest" press that wasn't backed by some personal or political motives.

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