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Minnesota Newspaper Deletes Story Mocking Trump’s COVID Diagnosis “Let’s all laugh at these very good ‘Trump has Covid’ Tweets”

You know how it goes, when they go low, we go lower, right Michelle Obama? I mean of course this isn’t what the former First Lady said, but it’s exactly what the Democrats do.

A Minnesota newspaper is reeling this weekend after having to eat crow after their Editor-in-chief lead the charge making fun of the President and First Lady’s covid diagnosis.

City Pages, an alternative weekly covering Minneapolis and St. Paul, published an article Friday headlined, “Let’s laugh at all these very good ‘Trump has COVID’ tweets.”

Editor-in-chief Emily Cassel led the piece by writing, “So President Trump and the First Lady have COVID. Man, anyone else just in a really, inexplicably good mood this morning?”

Publisher Mary Erickson described the article as “insensitive and in bad taste.”

“While it is in the spirit of alt-weekly journalism to provoke and to push boundaries, in this case we went too far. We apologize to our readers and to our advertisers, and wish President and Mrs. Trump a safe and speedy recovery,” Erickson added.

In the article, Cassel mocked anyone who might have come into contact with Trump at a pair of campaign events in Minnesota earlier this week.

“Trump was in Minnesota [on] Wednesday for an enormous outdoor rally in Duluth and a big ol’ indoor Twin Cities fundraiser with some of the state’s wealthiest GOP donors. (Gee, I sure hope those billionaires are alright!!!),” she wrote.

“Meanwhile, feeling a hit of dopamine for the first time since … March? 2016? … It’s the first time in a really long time scrolling isn’t inherently doomscrolling,” Cassel added before embedding the some of the “very good” tweets mocking the president and first lady Melania Trump.

The editor-in-chief also condemned liberals such as MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow, who have expressed concern for Trump despite disagreeing with him politically.

“Now, some blue-check liberals out there are saying it’s not cool or noble or taking the high road to joke about Trump getting coronavirus, and to them we say: Biiiig fart noise,” she wrote.

The Trump War Room fired off these shots on Friday.

The Trump campaign found that Cassel had also celebrated Trump’s diagnosis on her verified Twitter feed.

Cassel provided the following statement to Fox News:

“Regarding my blog post and the subsequent blowback, I would simply like to quote the president: ‘Every time I speak of the haters and losers I do so with great love and affection. They cannot help the fact that they were born f—-d up!’”

We’re sure she’s probably still gainfully employed, if she was a conservative talking about Barack Obama she would have already been fired and featured on every major network in America. Prove us wrong.

Thanks to Fox News for helping to contribute to this piece.

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