Washington Post’s fact-checker did a decent analysis of Donald Trump’s executive order that put in place more vetting measures for refugees coming from seven countries that are hotbeds of terrorism and put Trump’s order in context of Obama’s 2011 move to halt Iraqis from coming into the country.
However, the rest of the liberal media (including the Washington Post) ran hysteria-driven headlines regarding the executive order:
- New York Times: Judge blocks Trump order on refugees amid chaos and outcry worldwide
- Politico: Trump ratchets up defense of immigrant ban as outrage mounts
- USA Today: Trump’s refugee ban is frightfully arbitrary: Our view
- Washington Post: Meet the rookie federal judge who halted Trump’s refugee deportations – to save a Syrian