The headline is “A call for bipartisanship” regarding President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address that happened on Tuesday.
The State of Union address is an annual address presented by the President of The United State where he stands before Congress.
Early on in Trump’s Union address he said:
Tonight, I call upon all of us to set aside our differences, to seek out common ground, and to summon the unity we need to deliver for the people we were elected to serve.”
The irony of his speech was that none of the four policies Trump proposed were in favor of the Democratic Party–and were heavily catered to the Republican Party.
So the fact that The Washington Post would post such a dishonest headline is beyond us. And frankly, Twitter isn’t having it.
One user said “It was a blatantly fascist speech, why not say that in the headline?”
Another said condescendingly, “Congrats on a headline you absolutely, positively won’t regret tomorrow.”
One user in particular compared The Washington Post to The Onion, which is a satire news site, and continued to say “I write for you a few times every year — but this is really embarrassing.”
Another user says “Are you actually kidding? His mouth said he wanted to work together but the policies he presented, the framing of the policies – it was all designed to be actively appalling to democrats. There was nothing bipartisan about it at all.”
Less than an hour later The Post updated their new and final news cover.
UPDATE: They now renamed their headline: “A new American Moment”.