“Armed Insurrection” is a lie Salon calls Sen. Johnson a racist for fearing BLM and Antifa more than Trump supporters Factual lies continue to make their way into leftist stories of the event Skolnik gives erroneous “context” to make Johnson’s comments appear racist
OUR RATING: Trash Journalism, aka the Daily Beast.
Salon.com writer Jon Skolnik labels the events of Jan. 6 as an “insurrection” citing incorrect information. He does this so as to smear Sen. Johnson’s comments as insensitive and racist. Furthermore, Skolnik attempts to downplay the violence of Black Lives Matter protests to further discredit Johnson.
Bad Sources Superficial Investigation No Evidence to Support Claims Misrepresentation Lying
The three facts easily disputed within Skolnik’s article are 1] that the event of Jan. 6th is an “insurrection,” 2] that