Friday, January 10, 2020
TKC FACT CHECK: KANSAS CITY UPSTART NON-BINARY LATINA CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATE MAITE SALAZAR INCORRECTLY SHARES BILL COSBY ACCUSATION!!!
Learn more about Maite Salazar at her website. She declares herself proudly, non-binary, progressive, a supporter of the Green New Deal and has launched a campaign against Congressman Cleaver in the Democratic Primary.
She doesn't do many interviews or answer a lot questions outside of her bubble BUT her friends and followers allowed her to make a bold accusations without any proof.
The latest example, candidate Salazar claims that Congressman Cleaver has a picture of disgraced comedian Bill Cosby under his desk.
THAT'S INCORRECT!!! WE'VE TALKED TO INSIDERS WHO KNOW AND THERE IS NO PHOTO OF BILL COSBY IN THE CONGRESSMAN'S OFFICE AND A CRUDE SCREENSHOT OF AN OBSCURED HALF-FACE IS THE ONLY EVIDENCE CANDIDATE SALAZAR CAN PROVIDE!!!
Reality check: It's a jazz dude with a Kansas City connection and one of those junk posters promoters share with politicos.
Update . . . The candidate apologized and we'll have more reaction soon.
What's more important is that the progressive Blue Wave 2020 doesn't seem to care about facts or reality when making their claims and the comments have offended many urban voters who are watching the contest:
"I guess every black man is Bill Cosby now?" a TKC reader remarked.
And overall this signifies a weakness and growing division betwixt progressive and establishment Democrats wherein "woke" LGBTQ advocates have become increasingly insensitive to urban core denizens . . . And this division has hasn't been lost on supporters of Prez Trump who are increasingly making a more adamant pitch to African-American and Latino voters.
Developing . . .