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Liberal Media Respects Trump’s Moment to Honor Fallen Navy SEAL during Speech

For the most part, the liberal media treated the Navy SEAL portion of President Trump’s speech well. President Trump gave tribute to fallen NAVY Seal Chief Petty Officer Michael “Ryan” Owens and Trump invited Owens’ widow, Carryn, to be in the audience beforehand.

Although a Washington Post headline [1] made it seem like political exploitation (it read, “How Carryn Owens ended up in the balcony to create the emotional high point of Trump’s speech”), the media coverage was mostly respectful: