“Assassinate President Trump” – CBS primetime show tweets screenshot from show, then deletes it after uproar

I remember when Obama first got elected.

No major comedian would even make jokes about him and big media companies certainly wouldn’t have dared write storylines that involved assassinating him.

But that is akin to what happened on a CBS primetime show. Not only did they write these words “Assassinate President Trump” into their storyline, which apparently went unnoticed when the show first aired, but they then tweeted out a screenshot for all to see. After controversy ensued, they deleted the tweet.

Here’s more:

DEADLINE – CBS All-Access’ The Good Wife spinoff series, The Good Fight, tweeted an image Friday from its episode The One Where Diane Joins The Resistance, showing a list of “target words.” Topping the list are the words, “Assassinate,” “President” and “Trump” in the red column, while leading the second, orange column are “Eliminate” and “Mar-a-Lago.”

The tweet, which did not provide context for the list, asked viewers if they spotted the Easter egg. Likely because “Assassinate President Trump” is the first thing one reads scrolling down, many Twitter users were not amused, some of them threatening to contact the Secret Service. In fact, we’ve learned that the easter egg reference was to Kalinda, a poplar character from The Good Wife, whose name is in the second column. The tweet has since been deleted.



Here’s the screenshot:

Deadline continues to explain the context:

The episode that contained the image revolved around Diane (Christine Baranski) joining a female resistance group focused on dragging down President Trump’s approval ratings.

Her phone communications with members of the group were intercepted by the NSA analysts, Stephen (Michael Urie) and Dev (Maulik Pancholy), fan favorites from The Good Wife.

“Diane, she just used five target words in one sentence,” one of the researchers says, before quickly dragging his finger over “Assassinate,” “President” and “Trump”, until it stops at “Fake News”.

The referenced by the analyst five “target words” on the list, organized in different color columns by thread level, were “Trump,” “Die,” “Fake News,” “Resistance” and “Pizza Gate.”

In the episode, the list takes a second or so of screen time, which explains why it did not get any attention when the episode premiered on March 28. However, the freeze frame of it with the instruction to look for an Easter Egg sent people in the wrong direction.

The fact that this didn’t get much attention when it aired speaks to the low prominence it was given on the show, which is a good thing.

But it was totally a boneheaded move to then tweet this out on social media. It’s almost as if someone on the show wanted people to see it because it went virtually unseen the first time.

And given just how much Hollywood and the left hates Trump, it wouldn’t surprise me if that was indeed the motivation.

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joyfulgiver
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So…is the Secret Service getting involved in this?

Chow Yun Fatty
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The show itself got even worse.
https://youtu.be/dAJUm02eDNo

jaspersilvis
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I knew Hillary is an alien! Look at the right column and you’ll see Hillary, Speedpump, Roswell. Not sure where the Speedpump fits in – and I don’t want to know – but Hillary that close to Roswell? This can’t be a coincidence!

Dr. Strangelove
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Sometimes I just have no words.

Michael Thomas
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These people are anti-Americans. They should be treated as such.

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In fairness, those probably are actual target words that the NSA flags when they’re spying on your phone calls. But yea, this seems less designed to be easter eggy and more to titillate the leftists.

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D’Souza’s ‘Death of a Nation’ Uncorks Surprising History of the Democrat Left
https://www.newsmax.com/michaelclark/dinesh-dsouza-death-of-a-nation-trump-movie/2018/08/01/id/874978/

The similarities between Democrats violent rejection of the election of Republican Pres Abraham Lincoln, and Republican Pres Trump today is historically symmetric and stark.

Confederate Democrat’s assassinated Republican Pres Abraham Lincoln, which is what they are once again trying to accomplish.

The line in the sand has been drawn once again – you can either be an anti-American, Constitution hating, Lincoln Trump Republican hating Democrat.. or you can be an American, but you can no longer be both.

AT
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I get the feeling that if Lincoln and Trump were in the same room, Lincoln would deck him.

Chow Yun Fatty
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Lincoln actually jailed reporters, threatened newspapers and suspended habeas corpus. Ironically, Lincoln would be the more swampy of the two.

Charli
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This is exactly why I no longer watch ANY of the alphabet channel’s (CBS, NBC, ABC) Prime Time programming and I used to be a huge fan of Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal and How to Get Away with Murder but with their season beginning in 2017/2018 after Trump’s win in November 2016, they have used their platforms to insert anti-American/progressive propaganda into the shows and I simply no longer watch any of them. I do hope other Americans are doing the same, as these networks are only insulting everyone who watches that trash.

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CharliCharli There still are a few good shows, not many, but if they start going full Leftie I’m outta there.

joyfulgiver
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I’ve been watching re-runs of the great British baking show…I especially like the Master Classes. smile

Charli
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OH, that sounds interesting….never heard of it. What channel? I watch a lot of FoodTV and HGTV, as well as Ovation (LOVE the Artful Detective, new season beginning Saturday!!) and Hallmark, TVLand reruns and other mindless programming…it removes the heaviness off your heart from engaging in today’s hell on Earth! LOL

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This is grotesque.

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The POS media/radical TV is the downfall of of our great Country. Oh but of course they didn’t really mean it after being called out exclamation
oliar got a free pass and still does.

Charli
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They mean everything they do; I believe they have overplayed their hands (as progressives always do) and now most Americans know they are nothing but liars and propagandists.

joyfulgiver
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Sadly, I believe “most Americans” are still watching them.

Capt.Scientist
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Some how cbs gets away with this but Trump calling the little arab biotch for her remarks is calling for violence

Charli
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Hollywierd has openly and repeatedly called for Trump’s assassination. They are evil and Americans should stop supporting them.

Sentinel
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Somebody needs to be fired. And somebody needs to be visited by the SS imo.

New West
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This is a TV show?

PVG
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It WAS!

Charli
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Charli

No, it is progressive hollyweirdo propaganda.

PBizzel
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It never ceases to amaze me…I don’t care who’s POTUS, this is wrong.

DemocratsRFubar
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Baranskiis is a hard core leftist along with the writers and producers. Never was for censorship, however, these folks on this show are beyond the pale.

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If anything does come of this, like a visit from the SS, some junior writer who smells bad and no one likes will be blamed and fired. Then that will be the last we hear of it.

Eric
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Some people just wrote some words… it’s not inciting violence. /s

Sentinel
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Omar? wink

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It’s time to make example of someone, find out who wrote this, drag them out of the building they work at handcuffed and throw the full weight of the federal government onto them. This should never be tolerated

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trapper1960strapper1960s Yeah, but if this ever were to happen we would never hear the end of “Trump’s Police State.”

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Probably a good thing no one watches the show. I’ve never heard of it.

DemocratsRFubar
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New show.

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They should expect a visit from the Secret Service.

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These people don’t know the meaning of the word “shame” – they are covered with it and don’t even know it.

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