President Donald Trump traveled to West Virginia on Monday to deliver a speech to the quadrennial Boy Scouts of America National Jamboree, and it really got the media all hot under the collar. It’s who showed up that had them especially upset — specifically, a Boy Scout crowd made up of hundreds of Trump supporters.
Of course, there were some in the media who felt Trump had no business addressing the Boy Scouts, having never been a scout himself, and decried the president’s alleged lack of any of the sort of traditional values typically held dear by the scouts … as if the media even understands or share those values themselves.
According to Newsmax, Trump elicited cheers from the crowd on several occasions, but one moment stood out from the rest as something Trump said received a cascade of boos from the gathered audience.
“By the way, just a question. Did President Obama ever come to a jamboree?” asked Trump, to which the crowd roared a mixture of “NO” and “Boo” with a few cheers for Trump thrown in. “The answer is no, but we’ll be back,” Trump promised.
Without fail, the media pushed their outrage dials up to eleven — which isn’t as big a deal as it sounds, considering those dials haven’t really dropped below eight or nine in the past seven months — and leapt to the former president’s defense.
According to The Hill, former President Barack Obama …
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