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Trump Sued for Allegedly Violating Civil Rights of 2 Toddlers in Shared Video

Added 09-18-20 10:45:03pm EST - “Trump is being sued for sharing a satirical video that imagined how CNN would have edited a heartwarming scene between a black toddler and a white toddler.” - Westernjournal.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Westernjournal.com: “Lawsuit Claims Trump Violated Civil Rights of 2 Toddlers in Shared Video”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Saul Loeb / AFP via Getty ImagesPresident Donald Trump speaks to the media at the White House on Sept. 15, 2020. (Saul Loeb / AFP via Getty Images)

In September 2019, popular meme creator Logan Cook wanted to exercise his First Amendment freedom, but now some parents want to make him — and President Donald Trump — pay for the privilege.

Cook — who creates under the name of Carpe Donktum — created a social media video titled “Terrified Toddler Runs From Racist Baby,” which re-imagined a popular video that showed a black and white toddler running to hug each other.

Cook’s video first showed manipulated footage of one child running away from the other. Text on a fabricated CNN chyron read “Racist Baby Probably A Trump Voter,” reflecting Cook’s opinion of how CNN might have distorted the otherwise heartwarming video.

The video then showed what “actually happened,” and played the scene of the two toddlers hugging.

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