Rachel Maddow called out by fellow liberals for pushing anti-Trump conspiracy

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A report by Rachel Maddow on a fatal ambush of U.S. soldiers in Niger this month raised eyebrows(REUTERS/Chris Keane)

MSNBC star Rachel Maddow’ s newest anti-Trump conspiracy theory was so extravagant that even the reliably liberal HuffPost slammed it as”so lightweight that it might be unmasked by a fast look at a map.”

On Thursday night,”The Rachel Maddow Show “opened with a mournful 25-minute diatribe that tried to link the awful ambush attack that eliminated 4 American soldiers in Niger to the current variation of President Trump ’ s proposed travel restriction, that included the country of Chad. Maddow basically declared that the addition ofChad, which just recently pulled its soldiers from Niger, in the modified travel restriction led to extremist attacks such as the one that left 4 Americans dead.

The HuffPost, which is so anti-Trump that it chose not to even cover him in the political area throughout the early phases of his project, released a story headlined,” What the hell was this Rachel Maddow section?” The MSNBC host declared that Chad ’ s pullout from Niger “had an instant result in pushing ISIS attacks, “however the HuffPost quickly shot down her theory.

Colby College Department of Government assistant teacher Laura Seay informed the HuffPost that”any professional”would have stated Maddow’s conspiracy theory was”insane”and the pullout of Chadian soldiers isn ’ t always associated to the Trump ’ s take a trip restriction.

“Everybody that I understand is horrified by this. I want to believe that Maddow’s scientists are more accountable,”Seay informed the HuffPost.

U.S. Special Forces Sgt. Dustin Wright, left, and U.S. Special Forces Sgt. La David Johnson were eliminated in Niger&Oct. 4. (U.S. Army Special Operations Command)

While the MSNBC host called the terrible attack on American soldiers “definitely confusing,”Seay stated it was in fact “practically unavoidable,”since it’s such a hostile and remote location.

“The attacks that have actually increased can be traced back to militant group Boko Haram, which is based simply throughout the border in Nigeria,” the HuffPost reported, mentioning the Council on Foreign Relations and accounts from regional citizens.

“The Rachel Maddow Show”decreased to comment to HuffPost however the host dealt with the circumstance on Friday night ’ s episode.

U.S. Army Special Forces Sergeant Jeremiah Johnson, left, and U.S. Special Forces Sgt. Bryan Black were eliminated in Niger Oct. 4 (U.S. Army Special Operations Command)

“Over the course of the day today, great deals of individuals have actually been extremely distressed with me for reporting that last night, which is great. I didn ’ t understand you cared. The upset over my reporting doesn ’ t mean that anything I reported wasn ’ t real,” Maddow stated.”Everything I reported held true.”

Maddow continued:”Now, this doesn ’ t suggest that Chad withdrawing their soldiers was always the reason for exactly what occurred to those U.S. soldiers who were assailed. That ambush is being explained by the Pentagon as a shock. “

The HuffPost ’ s Willa Frej composed that Maddow constructed “misconceptions”utilizing undependable or unassociated details and “lowered the story so completely that it lost any form of the bigger fact.”

Maddow has actually seen increased viewership as the triggered left tunes in to see her condemn Trump on a nighttime basis, butit appears the MSNBC host this time went too far for among the most liberal publications in America.

Brian Flood covers the media for Fox News.

Follow him on Twitter at @briansflood .

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