Media selectively quote Donald Trump, Jr., to project him as a hypocrite romanticizing poverty in India

Media selectively quote Donald Trump, Jr., to project him as a hypocrite romanticizing poverty in India
Donald Trump, Jr. (Image: YouTube screen grab via Fox News)

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In an attempt to malign Donald Trump Jr during his visit to India, Washington Post quoted Donald Trump Jr partially in a headline to project him as someone who romanticises poverty, while enjoying all the wealth in his personal life. Twitter soon found out what Trump Jr had said and criticised the Washington Post journalist who had shared the article titled Donald Trump Jr. says he likes India’s poor people because they ‘smile’.

The actual statement of Donald Trump Jr is below. He had said :

“I don’t mean to be glib about it, but you can see the poorest of the poor and there is still a smile on a face. It’s a different spirit that you don’t see in other parts of the world … and I think there’s something unique about that. I know some of the most successful people in the world, and some of them are the most miserable people in the world.”

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