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USA Today RIPPED for claiming Trump T-shirt features Nazi symbol, clarifies eagle is ‘longtime US symbol too'

Added 07-12-20 03:37:03pm EST - “USA Today had egg on its face after running a "fact check" story verifying the theory that a Trump campaign T-shirt depicts a Nazi symbol. After causing outrage, it clarified that the bald eagle is a "longtime US symbol too."” - Rt.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Rt.com: “USA Today RIPPED for claiming Trump T-shirt features Nazi symbol, clarifies eagle is ‘longtime US symbol too’”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

“The claim: Trump campaign shirts feature imperial eagle, a Nazi symbol,” USA Today tweeted on Saturday. “Our ruling: true.”

The claim: Trump campaign shirts feature imperial eagle, a Nazi symbolOur ruling: True https://t.co/3eCiYdgQvK

The similarities between the images boils down to the use of an eagle with its wings raised. Beyond that, critics could not find enough evidence to view USA Today’s piece as anything more than an anti-Trump puff piece.

Others trolled the paper on Twitter with images of eagles displayed by other US lawmakers, including Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-California).

Following your logic (Of which, there really isnt any logic involved at all, but then you are USA Today), then @SpeakerPelosi has worn her Nazi symbol openly and proudly upon her shoulder on many, many occasions. pic.twitter.com/4WY6ciPi5X

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