Tweets, lies and threats. It's morning in America!
President Trump decided to go after Google early this morning, after tweeting, falsely, that he's "done more for minority groups in this country than any president in decades." (It appears that he was quoting Lou Dobbs.) Two consecutive tweets about his favorite topic, the so-called fake news, were then posted:
....results on "Trump News" are from National Left-Wing Media, very dangerous. Google & others are suppressing voices of Conservatives and hiding information and news that is good. They are controlling what we can & cannot see. This is a very serious situation-will be addressed!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 28, 2018
Google search results for "Trump News" shows only the viewing/reporting of Fake New Media. In other words, they have it RIGGED, for me & others, so that almost all stories & news is BAD. Fake CNN is prominent. Republican/Conservative & Fair Media is shut out. Illegal? 96% of...— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 28, 2018
It's unclear, notes The Washington Post, "whether the president had Googled himself, or whether he was referring to a recent piece in PJ Media, a conservative blog, alleging that 96 percent of Google search results for news about Trump were from 'left-leaning news outlets.'"