The Jewish attorney of Donald Trump, Michael Cohen, twisted himself into a pretzel trying to defend his boss and distance himself from POTUS at the same time. The president held a press conference Tuesday that revealed how much he identified with the neo-Nazis, white supremacists, and the Ku Klux Klan (KKK). After that sordid interaction, there was no way to pretend that Trump’s harsh prejudices did not exist. Here is what Cohen tried.
The attorney posted pictures in a tweet showing him with his black friends, which was sad. All that meant was that he took a few photos with black people – nothing more. Then, Cohen came out strong with his Jewish bona fides, tweeting that he was the “son of a holocaust survivor:”
— Michael Cohen (@MichaelCohen212) August 16, 2017
The hate groups stormed the elegant streets of Charlottesville chanting their anti-Jewish sentiments. They came armed with baseball bats, brass knuckles, and long guns and spoiling for a fight. By the end of Saturday, one woman lay dead and dozens of others injured. At first, Cohen tried to link himself to POTUS and guide him toward condemning “ugly and hateful rhetoric:”
— Michael Cohen (@MichaelCohen212) August 12, 2017
Trump’s weak responses to the barbaric incident left the country stunned. Clearly, the man had no heart behind his words, and people could see the transparent lie, so Cohen tried unsuccessfully to change the subject:
— Michael Cohen (@MichaelCohen212) August 14, 2017
Cohen gave his Twitter fans another opportunity to change their minds about Trump with this photo, but it did not work:
— Dave’s Spirit (@Luvthe1970s) August 16, 2017
Who are you going to believe? Your lying eyes or the president?
Featured Image via Michael Cohen’s Twitter page.