When Trump gets together with the MSM, watch out;
Donald Trump scolded media big shots during an off-the-record Trump Tower sitdown on Monday, sources told The Post.
“It was like a f–ing firing squad,” one source said of the encounter.
“Trump started with [CNN chief] Jeff Zucker and said ‘I hate your network, everyone at CNN is a liar and you should be ashamed,’ ” the source said.
“The meeting was a total disaster. The TV execs and anchors went in there thinking they would be discussing the access they would get to the Trump administration, but instead they got a Trump-style dressing down,” the source added.
Shameful, I know, yadda yadda yadda
“Trump didn’t say [NBC reporter] Katy Tur by name, but talked about an NBC female correspondent who got it wrong, then he referred to a horrible network correspondent who cried when Hillary lost who hosted a debate – which was Martha Raddatz who was also in the room.”
What a bully that Trump is, making fun of poor Martha, who was so distraught that her candidate lost.
Yeah, I feel sorry for these reporters, all that cheer-leading for Hillary, all for naught. Having their prejudices and biases exposed like that, getting called out for the frauds that they are, the total capitulation to anything resembling objectivity and fair reporting. Quite a night.
I’ll give the usual suspects here a few moments of pillow biting. All done? OK
The meeting was off the record, meaning the participants agreed not to talk about the substance of the conversations.
And there lies the bear trap that Trump set for these clowns. He just knew that since they don’t have an honest bone in their bodies, that the meeting would still be talked about and reported anyway, that is what they do. Notice Trump and company kept their end, keeping quiet about.
The beauty of a Trump presidency is that he knows what snakes these folks are, he knows he will never get a fair shake, that he could have zero unemployment, 5% GDP growth, balance the budget and cure cancer, and they will still lie about him, bad mouth him, and complain, boy do they like to complain.
Having cleared the air, I expect that the press will have more access to Trump than they would Hillary or Obama combined. He will hold press conferences up the wazoo, and will not bar any news agency (like Obama did) from attending and asking questions. Will he call out duplicity when he sees it? I sure hope so. He will give more freedom to the press than they have ever had before, and let them stew in their own juices the whole time.