Past presidents have used times of crisis to unify, Trump using it to inflame tensions: Farnsworth

Past presidents have used times of crisis to unify, Trump using it to inflame tensions: Farnsworth 1


Political Science professor Stephen Farnsworth says U.S. President Donald Trump's response to the George Floyd protests has sparked even more outrage and he's failing to unify the country as past presidents have done in times of crisis.

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73 Comments on "Past presidents have used times of crisis to unify, Trump using it to inflame tensions: Farnsworth"

  1. Inflaming tensions is the media’s job.

  2. Prof. Farnsworth: “Bad news, everyone!”

  3. Polygoncrazy | June 2, 2020 at 5:12 PM | Reply

    Yass tow that line queens!
    Pravda from ministry of truth. You hoser-comrade.

  4. Creg Leroux | June 2, 2020 at 5:31 PM | Reply

    Since Trudeau is paying you, I will take this with a desert of salt.

    • @Josef K lol? What’s so funny? The country’s economic suicide – haven’t you heard? Jobs lost; business’s lost; the cost of this will result in higher taxes everywhere – we haven’t felt any real impact yet but we will.

    • @Tander101 Are you serious? Are you a simpleton? You must be if you see virtue in that simpleton. He’s a con artist saying whatever he thinks will get votes from idiots like you. If you can’t see through him then you are part of the problem and part of the reason we need to break this country up.

    • Tander101 hate speech laws (this is an infringement on freedom of speech) carbon tax laws, gun ban laws and his lack of understanding financial monetary debit as money broken system. Those are a few reasons I don’t like him.

    • Jamie Jackson | June 2, 2020 at 10:15 PM | Reply

      The only thing he did was legalize marijuana as never looked into the missing indigenous women and children

    • Jay Moonchild | June 2, 2020 at 10:33 PM | Reply

      Flagrum3 lol you tried but failed to make a point

  5. Oh for goodness sake’s guys, you are the culprits.

  6. liviu ionut | June 2, 2020 at 6:14 PM | Reply

    Somone has to tell this news buttcracks that nobody believes them anymore or any government excuse

  7. Could you at least try to present yourself as unbiased?

  8. Adrian Calamia | June 2, 2020 at 6:30 PM | Reply

    Past Presidents have also done nothing to help the situation and use times of crisis to get re-elected

    • @Lee C “declare marshal law and postpone the election” these conspiracy theories are next level nutty, yikes.

    • Koal Kottentail | June 2, 2020 at 10:18 PM | Reply

      @Benchmark City I did not see Joe Biden mentioned in that comment. Do you usually see and hear things that are not there?

    • @Koal Kottentail It’s called correlation. Lee C is insinuating that Trump is causing this because he wants to postpone the election in fear of loosing. Seeing as Biden is his opposition Benchmark City is merely citing the stupidity in her logic. Did that really need explaining SMH.

    • Wilfred Willy | June 2, 2020 at 10:28 PM | Reply

      @sandroace that isn’t correlation, it is an inference

    • @somna Yeah from Russia gate to Mashall law, The tin foil hat BS stories never end.

  9. AlcatrazFoxtrot | June 2, 2020 at 6:42 PM | Reply

    so we aren’t doing covid anymore?

  10. Lets be honest
    These news channels want this and every situation to get worst for their ratings
    Peace is bad for business

  11. Patrick Conners | June 2, 2020 at 8:03 PM | Reply

    i think everyone is getting wize to who’s inflameing .are you payed in yens?

  12. Sure Knuckles | June 2, 2020 at 8:09 PM | Reply

    Trump’s administration is doing the right things. With crimes: tolerance zero! You guys, please shut up.

  13. Richard Covello | June 2, 2020 at 8:46 PM | Reply

    There is no relationship between the historical examples sited and current events.

  14. You’re supposed to report the news, not create click bait titles with your own political bias attached to it

    • Nigel Abat The title was a quote and the name of the person who made the statement quoted. That doesn’t indicate bias. The content was commentary, not reporting, so no one was pretending the speakers had no point of view.

    • This is a TV station. They can do whatever they want. This is news for idiots.

  15. Please, everyone, take the title with a grain of salt

  16. Jacques Nolin | June 2, 2020 at 9:05 PM | Reply

    Does anyone really believe this crap,!

  17. hey, if you are going to be biased when reporting the news just STFU please and thank you

  18. mochaguy 22 | June 2, 2020 at 9:38 PM | Reply

    I’m so proud of the viewers who knows that this video is pure BS. look at the like and dislike ratio!

  19. “Past presidents have used times of crisis to unify” and it never lasts or it never works, let’s see what the opposite does.

  20. Crappy reporting . This channel should be embarrassed 😩

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