Media Games, Nomination For A Hero Badge

Here we have the same story, different spin. Keep this in mind the next time you read a headline. In the first headline it appears that a “”used to be” trooper got arrested for sexual assault. In the second headline, the trooper got a head job, got arrested and then became a former trooper.

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Texas DPS trooper arrested after allegedly sexually assaulting woman he pulled over

https://www.ksat.com/news/local/2020/08/10/texas-dps-trooper-arrested-after-allegedly-sexually-assaulting-woman-he-pulled-over/

Lee Boykin Jr. charged with sexual assault after allegedly forcing woman to perform oral sex on him

The Texas Rangers (DPS) assisted the Houston Police Department with a criminal investigation into an incident that occurred on Friday night, August 7, involving an on-duty Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Trooper, Lee Boykin Jr. The resulting investigative findings supported the arrest and charge of Boykin for the offense of aggravated sexual assault. Boykin was booked into the Harris County Jail.

Texas DPS Statement

The MSM plays games like this all the time. Often the “former officer” had not been employed as a cop for decades.

Don’t be so quick to decide that the cops lied in the telling of a particular event. As the CBS headline indicates the media can play that game. For more on media lies check out MSM reporting on Basement Joe’s first presser.

Biden Addresses Immigration, Voting Rights and More in His First Formal News Conference
https://www.nytimes.com/live/2021/03/25/us/biden-news-today