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    CNN’s Jim Acosta was mocked across social media on Thursday for posting a video that was meant to downplay President Trump's claims of a border crisis -- but ended up supporting his argument that border barriers improve security.

    “Here are some of the steel slats that the president’s been talking about,” Acosta said while reporting from the southern border. “But as we’re walking along here, we’re not seeing any kind of imminent danger.”

    The CNN reporter added, “There are no migrants trying to rush toward this fence.”

    Acosta then declared there was “no sign of the national emergency that the president has been talking about” and it was “tranquil” near him. He captioned the video,
    “I found some steel slats down on the border. But I don’t see anything resembling a national emergency situation.. at least not in the McAllen TX area of the border where Trump will be today.”
    Early Thursday evening, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders retweeted Acosta’s tweet with a proud clapback: “When I went with President @realDonaldTrump to the border today I never imagined @Acosta would be there doing our job for us and so clearly explaining why WALLS WORK. Thanks Jim!”

    Media watchdogs were quick to point out that the CNN reporter’s video helps prove Trump’s point that a wall or barrier along the Southern border could help prevent illegal border crossings.

    I would like to thank @Acosta for pointing out how peaceful, safe and secure it is at a part of the border that HAS a wall. #RealNews #BuildTheWall

    It's almost as though having steel slats might help prevent illegal immigration where you're filming, dolt.

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    One day we’ll look back and remember that time Jim Acosta tried proving that the American border doesn’t need a wall by showing how safe the part of the American border that already has a wall is


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    Aaaaaaaaah yes. It was a thing of beauty, wasn't it? I could watch that video of him all day. Biggest laugh I've had in months.
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    Quote Originally Posted by noise View Post
    CNN’s Jim Acosta was mocked across social media on Thursday for posting a video that was meant to downplay President Trump's claims of a border crisis -- but ended up supporting his argument that border barriers improve security.

    “Here are some of the steel slats that the president’s been talking about,” Acosta said while reporting from the southern border. “But as we’re walking along here, we’re not seeing any kind of imminent danger.”

    The CNN reporter added, “There are no migrants trying to rush toward this fence.”

    Acosta then declared there was “no sign of the national emergency that the president has been talking about” and it was “tranquil” near him. He captioned the video,

    Early Thursday evening, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders retweeted Acosta’s tweet with a proud clapback: “When I went with President @realDonaldTrump to the border today I never imagined @Acosta would be there doing our job for us and so clearly explaining why WALLS WORK. Thanks Jim!”

    Media watchdogs were quick to point out that the CNN reporter’s video helps prove Trump’s point that a wall or barrier along the Southern border could help prevent illegal border crossings.

    I would like to thank @Acosta for pointing out how peaceful, safe and secure it is at a part of the border that HAS a wall. #RealNews #BuildTheWall

    It's almost as though having steel slats might help prevent illegal immigration where you're filming, dolt.
    LOL


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    Quote Originally Posted by Stretch View Post
    Aaaaaaaaah yes. It was a thing of beauty, wasn't it? I could watch that video of him all day. Biggest laugh I've had in months.
    hey Stretch! Happy New Year.. here is Jim doing FIELD REPORTING!! ROFL


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    the gruesome twosome and Acosta are out to sway public opinion!!! ROFL


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    Quote Originally Posted by noise View Post
    the gruesome twosome and Acosta are out to sway public opinion!!! ROFL

    hahahaha! "Chancy" looks like an ad for formaldehyde.
    Happy New Year to you too Noise!
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    Quote Originally Posted by noise View Post
    the gruesome twosome and Acosta are out to sway public opinion!!! ROFL

    I prefer the American Gothic version....

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    And Acosta said SANDERS LIED about what he said. Who am I going to believe?

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    It's well worth the 1/10th of 1% of the budget. It'll pay for itself within a year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Centerleftfl View Post
    And Acosta said SANDERS LIED about what he said. Who am I going to believe?
    you could always listen to Acosta's video.......of course, then you'd be stuck believing Sanders and I'm sure you don't want to be there.......

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    videos don't lie. Acosta is a brain dead partisan hack

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    Quote Originally Posted by noise View Post
    videos don't lie. Acosta is a brain dead partisan hack
    Is he still barred from the White House?
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    Between this and the smackdown he received from Kellyanne Conway, it's been a rough week for "the Accoster". I'd feel sorry for him if he wasn't such a royal dickface.

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    Quote Originally Posted by noise View Post
    videos don't lie. Acosta is a brain dead partisan hack
    Not to mention a hypocritical arsehole.

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