Trump says in bizarre Fox News rant that California has to ration water because it poured its supply into the sea to 'take care of certain little tiny fish'

Source: Business Insider - View Original Article
Published: Oct 12, 2020
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Bias Rating:

73% Conservative


Bias Score Calculation:

This article includes the following sentiments, providing an average bias score of 73% Conservative:

  • 1 negative sentiment for The Green New Deal


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73% "The fish were nearing extinction by 2015 because of a drought that lasted from 2011 to 2017.""
65% "The Trump administration has moved to roll back protections for the fish to direct more water to farmers, who are among the president's strongest ..."
56% "In a bizarre monologue on Fox News on Thursday, President Donald Trump said California would have to ration water because it was redirecting millions ..."
-54% "Trump has ridiculed Democrats in California for conservation policies that redirect water to the San Francisco Bay to protect wildlife, particularly a small, endangered ..."
-60% "But it's a very sad thing that's happening.""
-73% "Unprompted, he said in a response to a question about a Green New Deal touted by some Democrats: California is going to have to ..."
-80% "You know why?""
-91% "In 2016, Trump, then a presidential candidate, claimed that there was no drought and that policies redirecting water out to sea were harming farmers.""
-94% "A 2015 Wall Street Journal op-ed article said that 1.4 trillion gallons of water had been pumped into the San Francisco Bay since 2008 ..."


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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

27% : Unprompted, he said in a response to a question about a Green New Deal touted by some Democrats: "California is going to have to ration water.
73% : The fish were nearing extinction by 2015 because of a drought that lasted from 2011 to 2017.
65% : The Trump administration has moved to roll back protections for the fish to direct more water to farmers, who are among the president's strongest supporters in the state.
65% : The US president, who had difficulty speaking at times during the interview with Sean Hannity, also said that a victory for the Democratic presidential nominee, Joe Biden, would transform the US into "a ninth-world country."
65% : The Trump administration has moved to roll back protections for the fish to direct more water to farmers, who are among the president's strongest supporters in the state.
56% : In a bizarre monologue on Fox News on Thursday, President Donald Trump said California would have to ration water because it was redirecting "millions of gallons" of water to the Pacific Ocean to help "certain little tiny fish."
46% : Trump has ridiculed Democrats in California for conservation policies that redirect water to the San Francisco Bay to protect wildlife, particularly a small, endangered species of native fish called the delta smelt.
40% : But it's a very sad thing that's happening."
20% : You know why?
9% : In 2016, Trump, then a presidential candidate, claimed that there was no drought and that policies redirecting water "out to sea" were harming farmers.
6% : A 2015 Wall Street Journal op-ed article said that 1.4 trillion gallons of water had been pumped into the San Francisco Bay since 2008 to support the fish.

*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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