Trump is under fire for using the Marine Band at an ostensibly non-political event that devolved into campaigning

Source: Business Insider - View Original Article
Published: Oct 13, 2020
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51% Conservative


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This article includes the following sentiments, providing an average bias score of 51% Conservative:

  • 2 positive sentiments and 1 negative sentiment for Police funding.
  • 1 negative sentiment for European Union


Policies:

Police funding
European Union

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88% "According to The Post, the Marine Band played show tunes such as America from West Side Story to the arriving supporters.""
87% "Their involvement drew criticism from a Democratic lawmaker and an expert on the military.""
81% "Trump aides are said to have delighted in the violation of these norms multiple times, including Trump's use of the White House for his ..."
79% "The act forbids federal employees for using their positions for political activity, and also bars the president -- who is otherwise exempt from the ..."
59% "At the Peaceful Protest for Law and Order event on Saturday, Trump praised law enforcement and emphasized the impact that widespread protests have had ..."
58% "In his first public event since his COVID-19 diagnosis, Trump addressed the crowd from the South Portico balcony of the White House at the ..."
-64% "Attendees at the event were told to wear Blexit t-shirts, according to ABC News.""
-70% "The event was ostensibly non-partisan, but Trump addressed electoral politics from the start.""
-73% "We got to vote these people into oblivion, he said in his opening remarks.""
-83% "If you think he can run this country, you're wrong.""

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

59% : At the "Peaceful Protest for Law and Order" event on Saturday, Trump praised law enforcement and emphasized the impact that widespread protests have had on Black and minority ethnic communities.
58% : In his first public event since his COVID-19 diagnosis, Trump addressed the crowd from the South Portico balcony of the White House at the "Peaceful Protest for Law and Order" on Saturday.
29% : Later, he added: "If the left gains power, they'll launch a nationwide crusade against law enforcement."
53% : "Blexit," a play on "Brexit," the term for the UK's unexpected decision to leave the European Union, encourages Black and minority ethnic people to abandon support for the left and embrace conservative politics.
88% : According to The Post, the Marine Band played show tunes such as "America" from "West Side Story" to the arriving supporters.
87% : Their involvement drew criticism from a Democratic lawmaker and an expert on the military.
81% : But Alice Hunt Friend, a senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, told the Post that the use of the band was a "big violation" of the norms established between the military and politics.
81% : Trump aides are said to have delighted in the violation of these norms multiple times, including Trump's use of the White House for his Republican National Convention speech in August.
79% : The act forbids federal employees for using their positions for political activity, and also bars the president -- who is otherwise exempt from the act -- from compelling them to do so.
36% : The event was organized by the Blexit Foundation, a conservative movement founded by Black right-wing activist Candace Owens.
36% : Attendees at the event were told to wear "Blexit" t-shirts, according to ABC News.
30% : The event was ostensibly non-partisan, but Trump addressed electoral politics from the start.
27% : "We got to vote these people into oblivion," he said in his opening remarks.
17% : "If you think he can run this country, you're wrong."

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization

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