Monday, February 20, 2017

Mc Near

Just before the US 2016 election, I started getting the Washington Post on a daily basis... even though I never subscribed?!  It's free so I just let them come, butt I usually don't bother reading since nothing much seems to get my attention in the little preamble they send.  Today though I bit:
Most Read: Sweden has no idea what Trump meant when he said, 'You look what's happening ... in Sweden...
Note from the Article:
Trump himself later attempted to clarify the remarks, tweeting: “My statement as to what's happening in Sweden was in reference to a story that was broadcast on @FoxNews concerning immigrants & Sweden.”
I settle with the following explanation from an Independent news article (here), note this excerpt
Some smart observers suggested Mr Trump may, not for the first time, been referring to something he had watched on Fox News. Business Times pointed to a segment on anchor Tucker Carlson’s show on Friday night, which included a clip from a new film by Ami Horowitz claiming to document alleged violence committed by refugees in Sweden. 
What this gives us is a couple of leads.  After investigating, one stands out:
For one Carlson was born on Rob MacGregor's birthday.  If you follow this blog on a regular basis you'll see that Rob MacGregor is a key player-- cropping up in many posts, including the very first one in this blog and throughout my earlier Toumai Blog.  Since Rob has his own blog that he co-authors with his wife, Trish, you can easily verify his birthday ie  check out their May 16, 2016 post:

The other thing that caught my eye has to do with the cryptic phrase in his name: "tucker son near car her son".