When you see pictures of politicians on the media — and by that we mean everything from cable news shows, to podcasts, and to blogs like this one — there’s a reason you’re seeing that particular image.
At the risk of giving away not-so-well-kept media secrets, the choice of a picture used can give away a source’s entire agenda. Now, we’re not exactly subtle with our perspective here, so we’re confident our readers know what they’re getting. But for major multi-billion-dollar corporations like CNN and the Washington Post that present themselves as objective news sources, it’s a very different story.
CNN and the Washington Post would never show you pictures of President Trump presenting a Purple Heart to a Marine who has been wounded it combat — because it’s impossible to look at this picture without feeling some degree of empathy. In this precise instance, Trump is pretty hard to hate, and that doesn’t fit the narrative.
Naturally, we’re sharing this image for that exact reason — and you should too.
~ Facts Not Memes