MSM harp on photo of baseball player giving Trump “the middle finger”

After the press gathered around Chicago Cubs outfielder Albert Almora Jr. prior to Wednesday night’s game against the Washington Nationals, the outfielder made it clear that he did not flip off President Trump during a group photo op at the White House.

In the picture taken with the president during the Cubs visit to the White House Wednesday, Almora appeared—at first glance—to be sticking out his middle finger. A closer look reveals that his index finger was also extended.

Even so, the photo took Twitter by storm, prompting Almora to defend himself to the media.

“I would never do that to the president of the United States,” Almora said. “We laugh about it now, but there’s definitely two fingers out there. … The guys were giving me a hard time about it, but then I pointed out the second finger and we’re good.”

If you would like to receive Breaking News text alerts on a smartphone or tablet, download the DML APP which is completely FREE and easy to use. Go to the Google Play Store or the IOS App Store and search for DML APP. Be sure to keep the app’s notifications setting on. Another way to receive alerts is to text to 40404 the following message: follow @realdennislynch (be sure to put a space between the word follow and the @ symbol).

To see more stories like this, sign up below for Dennis Michael Lynch’s email newsletter.







 

Comment via Facebook