The media establishment has exploded in Washington, D.C. in the wake of highly critical tweets from President Donald Trump toward the progressive “squad” in the Democratic-controlled House that is led by New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and includes Ilhan Omar from Minnesota, Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, and Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts.
White House counselor Kellyanne Conway appeared on Fox News on Tuesday to defend the president’s remarks against a hypercritical and racialized attack launched against him by her own husband, with whom she strongly disagreed.
George Conway: Trump a racist
George Conway, long an outspoken critic of President Trump, penned an op-ed for the Washington Post on Monday that plainly asserted that Trump was a bigot and a racist for calling out the four “women of color” who make up the anti-American “squad.”
He wrote that while he has resisted calling the president a racist, Trump’s tweets about the group on Sunday “left no doubt. Naivete, resentment and outright racism, roiled in a toxic mix, have given us a racist president.”
As has usually happened when he is critical of the president, his scathing op-ed against Trump was disgustingly wielded by the liberal media as a cudgel to use against his wife and as a wedge to break up their marriage.
When Kellyanne Conway appeared on Fox’s America’s Newsroom to discuss the president’s feud with the “squad,” it didn’t take long before the issue of her husband’s recent critique was raised, and she was ludicrously asked if she agreed with his sentiment that President Trump was a bigoted racist.
“No, I totally disagree,” Conway replied, “but I work with this president, I know him.”
“I know his heart, I know his actions, I know how much he has helped people of color, and I go by what people do, not what other people say about them,” she added.
“And also, respectfully, I’m not going to run around pointing out everybody’s disagreements with the people in their lives,” Conway said in a thinly-veiled swipe at the media.
“I sure could. I can point out people’s disagreements with their former spouses, their current spouses and partners, their future spouses and partners,” she said. “But I won’t do that, and I would caution all those — particularly the people who are gonna ask me in a (press) gaggle now — not to do that.”
Kellyanne Conway has proven herself to be a fierce and effective defender of the president, and that drives the Trump-hating media absolutely crazy.
This frustration drives their incessant efforts to hurt Conway by elevating her husband’s criticism of her boss to use as a weapon against her, a weapon she deftly parries and counters each disgusting time it is used.