As is usually the case with all matters pertaining to Hillary Clinton, things are not what they seem in the controversy stemming from one of last week’s DNC speeches.
After bringing out speaker after speaker to trash Donald Trump, the Clinton campaign trotted out Khizr Khan and his wife Ghazala, Muslim parents of a veteran who died in Iraq in 2004, to further criticize the GOP candidate. At first glance, the Khans’ selection to speak at the DNC seemed to simply be a ploy to drive a wedge between Trump and veterans by pitting the parents of one against him.
Needless to say, the Democrats’ plan didn’t work, but it certainly generated a media firestorm when Trump responded to the Khans’ comments about him. Falsely portraying Trump’s comments as an unprovoked attack on a Gold Star father, the mainstream media proceeded to pile on Trump. What they didn’t do, however, was look into Khan’s background, a rudimentary Google search of which would reveal that the man, far from being an objective political observer, worked for a firm that was cozy not just with Hillary, but even more unsavory parties.
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