Media Insists That Trump Insists Armenian Genocide Wasn’t Genocide. But It Was. Also He Didn’t.

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Trump says Armenia massacres were not genocide! That’s the headline news that roared across blue check social media on Tuesday afternoon, after the Trump administration declined to change its position despite a long-overdue resolution from the Senate.

“This is shameful,” said one tweet. “You can’t make this stuff up!” shouted another. And among non-verified accounts, the checks are less blue the language much bluer. And more peppered with Hitler references.

But the overarching message wasn’t “rejects” resolution or “fails to recognize”, but rather the specific and affirmative “Trump says Armenia massacres were not genocide, directly contradicting Congress,” taken directly from a BBC headline and tweet.

A very disturbing headline and quite a shocking thing for Trump to
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