Ever since Donald Trump declared his candidacy for President, Democrats and the media have hunted around for the silver bullet to take him down.
And now one author believes he’s produced the secret weapon.
Author Michael Wolff—who published “Fire and Fury” as an account of Trump’s first year in office—claims it will finish Trump for good.
His book paints Trump as a crazed loon who is only thwarted from plunging the world into utter chaos because of a staff that manages him around the clock.
The media was delirious over the book since it confirmed all their preconceived notions that Trump was an unqualified madman and a dolt.
And Wolff recently claimed in an interview with the BBC that his account of the supposed lunacy of the Trump administration would finally push Trump to be removed by the 25th amendment.
“In an interview with BBC Radio on Saturday, Michael Wolff, the author of the dubiously sourced gossip book targeting President Trump, boasted to host Nick Robinson that “the story” that he told, “will finally end…this presidency” once and for all.
Wolff’s self-glorification was brought on when Robinson questioned the effectiveness of the book alone and wondered if it would help the Russia investigation in any way since that had a greater chance of getting rid of Trump.
“Now, all of this is fascinating, it’s an insight, it’s gossip some of it, it may not be enough to stop him from being president. Whereas, the allegations about Russia may be,” Robinson prefaced. “Do you believe that anything in the book will actually change the chances of the allegations of collusion with Russia being found to be true and therefore leading to the impeachment of the President?”
According to Wolff, his book was lifting the veil from people’s eyes and exposing the President for being a mentally unstable person unfit for office:
You know, I think one of the interesting effects of the book so far is a very clear emperor-has-no-clothes effect. That, the story that I have told seems to present this presidency in such a way that it says he can’t do his job. The emperor has no clothes. Suddenly everywhere people are going: ‘Oh my God, it’s true, he has no clothes.’ That’s the background to the perception and the understanding that will finally end this – that will end this presidency.”
But Wolff has one problem – his book is filled with fake news.
For instance, Wolff claims Trump’s entire family believes he is unfit to be President. This is false.
Your impression is 100% correct Jake. I have never & would ever say such a thing (I doubt any others did either) I’ve seen my father do amazing things throughout my life & ALWAYS be successful. Anything he does, he does well. For someone to say I said otherwise is libelous & vile https://t.co/iSbW2q8Ar0
— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) January 7, 2018
But all the fake news didn’t stop the media from adopting the unethical new standard of claiming the book “rings true.”
CNN propagandist Brian Stelter pushed this meme on twitter.
I stand corrected: I thought this RNC ad misquoted me, but the quote came from a @CNNI TV hit. So I've deleted my previous tweet about this. Big picture point: Wolff's errors are sloppy, but many Trump experts say the book "rings true" overall. My advice: Read it — skeptically https://t.co/VWXvjWpaYV
— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) January 6, 2018
But events are either true or they aren’t.
“Rings true” is another way of saying it’s well-written fiction.
And Wolff himself admits he can’t be sure everything in his book is true.
That the media has latched onto this book shows the depth of their Trump Derangement Syndrome.
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