The man dubbed Vladimir Putin’s “propagandist-in-chief” used a racist comment on nationwide TV in Russia to attack Barack Obama.
Dmitry Kiselyov then deleted the offending word “jungle” because, he said, he did not want to “compare Obama to a monkey”.
The offensive remark came as the TV pundit and media boss told Russian viewers about the first meeting between President Obama and President-elect Donald Trump at the White House.
Mr Kiselyov said: “Obama is cheeky these days, if not unceremonious. It started last week, when Trump paid his first visit to the White House…. There, Trump behaved like an English lord, while Obama was throwing his arms about as if he was in the jungle.” (Source)
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg made news when she said the national anthem protest by San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is “dumb and disrespectful.”
Now Ginsburg says she shouldn’t have commented, report the Associated Press, CNNand USA Today. Ginsburg said her remarks were “inappropriately dismissive and harsh” and she commented even though she was “barely aware of the incident or its purpose.” (Source)
Donald Trump, an enlarged brick of spittle-flecked Crisco sliding headlong towards the …