How many New Media outlets — outlets that would be tough but fair — would not only write a tough but fair history of the president’s handling of the coronavirus, but after being given that kind of access to Trump, would have served the public better with the end-product?
Oh, and now Trump’s in another jackpot because he’s a president of the United States who’s on tape saying “perhaps” he misled the American people.
Every fair-minded person understands the nuance behind what Trump said there, what he meant, including Woodward, which is why Woodward felt no need to go public at the time, which is why it’s ridiculous to make this about that.
That’s not the point…
The point is Trump’s incompetence. Not only in agreeing to these interviews, but in shooting his mouth off like that.
The point is we’re less than two months from a highly consequential presidential election and thanks to Trump we’ve just entered another exhausting and completely unnecessary round of
Not this shit again.
The point is welcome more tiresome drama in a never-ending drama.
The point is that he’s playing pattycake with the fake media when he could be using his time and presidential authority to boost New Media. To freeze out the godkess liars. Starve ’em. Diminish ’em. Stick ’em in the back row. I’m not just talking about Breitbart News. I’m talking about any of us.
Imagine if the president of the United States snubbed the fake news and offered this history to one of us. That would be a game-changer. He didn’t do it, though, did he? No, he took Bob Woodward’s calls.
This is all on Trump, and if after a pretty successful first term, he still manages to lose to a corrupt old fossil incapable of even reading off a teleprompter, a senile, racist figurehead who will usher in an era of blacklisting and riots, this will be why… A staggering amount of hubris, a staggering lack of discipline, and taking his base for granted.
Yeah, I’m still gunna vote for him. Course I am. The election isn’t about me, it’s about the country. I just wish Trump wouldn’t sometimes forget that.
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