Monday, February 20, 2017

Republicans like RINO John McCain defend media amid Trump attacks

 Jim Greenhill, Creative Commons

John McCain, who knows a lot about losing presidential elections, has done great damage to the country for over eight years. 
First, he let himself get defeated by a junior senator from Illinois because McCain insisted on running a milk toast, politically correct campaign.  It resulted in America having to suffer through Barack Obama because Mcvain couldn't get the job done.  Now, he's taken upon himself to be President Trump's number one critic knowing the corrupt media machine will lick it up! 

John McCain is a DISGRACE!     

NY Post reports Republican politicians joined reporters on Sunday in defending the news media against President Trump’s claim that the Fourth Estate is “the enemy of the American people.”

From Sen. John McCain to Trump’s own defense secretary, James “Mad Dog” Mattis, and the famed Woodward-Bernstein reporting duo, politicians and media heavyweights blasted Trump’s Friday tweet in which he demonized much of the mainstream media.

White House correspondent Jonathan Karl said on ABC’s “This Week” that reporters would continue to do their jobs even if it means “incurring the wrath of the most powerful person in the world.”

“I’ve seen my colleagues risk their lives and, with increasing frequency, lose their lives in their pursuit of the truth,” Karl said in a closing essay that noted the historically contentious relationship between the White House and the press.

“We are not about to stop doing our jobs because yet another president is unhappy,” he said. “A free press isn’t the enemy of America — it’s a big part of what makes America great.”

McCain (R-Ariz.) told NBC’s “Meet the Press,” “When you look at history, the first thing that dictators do is shut down the press. And I’m not saying that President Trump is trying to be a dictator. I’m just saying we need to learn the lessons of history.”

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