NYT reporter deletes ‘unclearly worded’ tweets calling Trump supporters ‘enemies of the state’
August 1, 2021
New York Times justice reporter Katie Benner deleted a series of tweets just hours after posting them after Twitter users blasted her for her bias.
“Today’s #January6SelectCommittiee underscores America’s current essential natsec dilemma: Work to combat legitimate national security threats now entails calling a current politician’s supporters enemies of the state,” read Benner’s first tweet.
“As Americans, we believe that state power should not be used to work against a political figure or a political party. But what happens if a politician seems to threaten the state? If the politician continues to do so out of office and his entire party supports that threat?,” the thread continued.
“That leaves it up to voters, making even more essential free, fair access to the polls,” she wrote in her last tweet on the subject.
Benner called the tweets “unclearly worded,” in an attempt to quell the controversy, but based on the responses she received on Twitter users had no problem understanding her wording and clearly understood what she meant.
The January 6 committee which was convened by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and is loaded with Democrats and anti-Trump Republicans primary goal is to put Donald Trump on trial and not truly investigate what really happened and how to prevent it from happening again. That’s the story that Benner and other members of the liberal media should be reporting on rather than letting their anti-Trump bias show through.