Monday, August 1, 2016

Kizhr Khan Khantroversy Nontroversy

I'm just waiting for this all to blow over.

Did Trump disrespect Khan's family? Perhaps. But it's only an issue because the leftist press seized on it to further demonize the Manhattan real estate mogul.

It's going to backfire. New polls show Hillary erasing Trump's polling bounce, which really isn't news as that was bound to happen in any case. The presidential horse race is going to even back out and we'll see a tight campaign in the weeks and months ahead. I still think Hillary's going to take it, but it's a weird election year. Voter anger and frustration is through the roof, and some of those battleground states --- especially Ohio and Florida --- may indeed end up going for Trump.

We'll see.

In any case, here's the mainstream media take at NYT, "Donald Trump’s Confrontation With Muslim Soldier’s Parents Emerges as Unexpected Flash Point."

And naturally Memeorandum's all over it, "Khizr Khan was tricked into smearing Donald Trump."

Plus, a Twitter roundup: