On April 7, it was announced by the Pulitzer Prize committee that this year’s winners would be postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the news barely registered. This week, the 2020 winners were announced even though America remains in the midst of a national health crisis, and the news still didn’t break through. It wasn’t long ago that awards such as this were discussed outside elitist circles — similar to the Academy Awards, the Nobel Peace Prize and Time magazine’s person of the year — but the luster’s come off these days.
Due to a more educated public, alternative news sources and social media, the American people have a clearer understanding of the liberal bias inside the fake news divisions of the mainstream media. This was caused by the election of the ultimate political outsider Donald Trump, who’s made it a priority to call out fake news.
Other so-called prestigious awards are also being met with a more skeptical eye from the public at large. When you consider President Obama won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize after being in office for just nine months and 17-year old environmental activist Greta Thunberg won Time’s person of the year last year, why would folks continue to take these awards seriously?
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The American people have grown sick and tired of establishment liberals patting themselves on the back at annual black-tie award ceremonies where they proclaim their own importance and ask us to believe it. This is part of the reason why President Trump refuses to attend the White House Correspondents’ Dinner and other stuffy establishment gatherings.
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