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FAKE NEWS: WaPo Denies Existence of Wall Around Obama Home

FAKE NEWS: WaPo Denies Existence of Wall Around Obama Home

The Washington Post continued its unfortunate track record of dishonesty with its insistence that the wall around Obama’s house doesn’t exist.

Bizarrely, the Washington D.C. social justice tabloid tried to quote Obama’s neighbors to deny the existence of the wall.

“Trump’s assertion came as a surprise to two of the Obamas’ neighbors Monday, who told The Washington Post that there is no such wall,” the story insisted. “A neighbor, a longtime resident of the area who spoke on the condition of anonymity to preserve their privacy, said Trump “has a very active imagination.”

The Washington Post, which often uses anonymous quotes to spread its lies, failed to name either of these “neighbors”.

It did not clarify whether the two neighbors are members of one family or not.

The Post could not fully deny the existence of a wall which has been widely reported and photographed. Instead, it insisted that the wall was not a wall, but a fence.

As The Post’s Fact Checker notes, the Obamas added security fencing to a retaining wall in front of the home (it is not a compound) for the needs of the Secret Service. A guard booth was built, and fencing was added to the back.

These are debates over definitions, not facts.

The Washington Post, as usual, uses distinctions of definitions to falsely deny the facts and accuse President Trump of lying.

Courtesy of Freedom Outpost

Article posted with permission from Daniel Greenfield

My name is Daniel Greenfield. I am a blogger and columnist born in Israel and living in New York City. I am a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center and a contributing editor at Family Security Matters. My original biweekly column appears at Front Page Magazine and my blog articles regularly appear at Family Security Matters, the Jewish Press, Times of Israel, Act for America and Right Side News, as well as daily at the Canada Free Press and a number of other outlets. I have a column titled Western Front at Israel National News and my op eds have also appeared in the New York Sun, the Jewish Press and at FOX Nation.

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