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By Willie Richardson, Patriot Post,  July 31, 2019

Tweet. Tweet. Tweet. Pop goes the liberal media. As the president posts yet another 280 characters on his Twitter account, the Left continues to squirm, squeal, and even lament. Yes, CNN anchor Victor Blackwell came to a screeching halt as tears welled in his eyes as he was defending his hometown Baltimore, saying, “People are proud of their community.” I’m going to investigate how “proud” the people are in Baltimore. First, let’s see what the president had to say in his B’more tweet to Elijah Cummings:

As proven last week during a Congressional tour, the Border is clean, efficient & well run, just very crowded. Cumming[s’] District is a disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess. If he spent more time in Baltimore, maybe he could help clean up this very dangerous & filthy place

I’m still waiting to feel the offensive outrage. Oh, there isn’t any. The exact claims Trump made about Baltimore have been made by the mayor of Baltimore as well. When on a tour of the inner city of Baltimore in 2017, Mayor Catherine Pugh said of the rat and rodent infested mess: