NC-11 – The mainstream press jumps on any shred of news that can be construed as damaging to President Donald Trump. Actually, they’re not even limited by real news; sometimes resorting to manufactured stories to score hits against the president.
Such was the case in North Carolina’s 11th Congressional District Republican runoff, where a young conservative up-and-comer bested the candidate endorsed by none other than Donald Trump (and Mark Meadows, and Ted Cruz, and the House Freedom Caucus).
“Hooray!” the Leftist media thought, “this means voters rejected Trump, the Orange-Man-Bad is finished! How embarrassing.”
That’s what the Left WANTED it to mean. But Madison Cawthorn, the young man that actually pulled off the victory, has some news for them: this was NOT a referendum on President Donald Trump.
From The Hill:
“[…] “I, by no means, think that this was a referendum on Trump, the fact that I won,” [Cawthorn] said. “I absolutely support our president and I know the overwhelming majority of my voters do.”
The Republican candidate said he doesn’t hold “any ill will towards any of them” for striving to get Trump’s endorsement. He said he spoke to the president after his win over the phone and they “are looking forward to having a very productive working relationship.”
“He defined our victory as beautiful,” Cawthorn said. “And I’ll tell you, he was just a — he was as gracious as he could have been. He’s invited me up to the White House, so I’m really looking forward to get to go see him in the Oval.” […]”
Well, looky there, this young conservative champion is already bursting the bubbles blown by a deranged press solely focused on damaging the president. A pretty good start. We look forward to seeing and hearing more from Cawthorn on the campaign trail heading into November, and especially once he arrives in congress.
Read more from The Hill.