Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Zero Hedge — CNN Responds To Trump's "Fake News" Attack

As predicted here, Donald Trump denies CNN access — even before the inauguration. CNN freaks out. Hey, he warned people that he gets even. Just what did you expect? Flowers? Cookies?
Just minutes after Trump slammed CNN's reporter Jim Acosta, calling CNN "fake news", just after slamming Buzzfeed as a "failing pile of garbage", CNN issued a statement in response to Trump's attack, which effectively boils down to "we are not Buzzfeed" yet even though CNN said it did not publish the memo "because we have not corroborated the report's allegations" it still used it to create a front-page, uncorroborated "report."...
Zero Hedge
CNN Responds To Trump's "Fake News" Attack
Tyler Durden

Lead in
With Trump looking to call on other reporters, Jim Acosta yelled out, “Since you are attacking us, can you give us a question?”

“Not you,” Trump said. “Your organization is terrible!”
Acosta pressed on, “You are attacking our news organization, can you give us a chance to ask a question, sir?” Trump countered by telling him “don’t be rude.”
“I’m not going to give you a question,” Trump responded. “Don't be rude. I’m not going to give you a question. You are fake news!” Trump responded, before calling on a reporter from Breitbart.

This reality show is starting off even better than I expected. Pass the popcorn.

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Penguin pop said...

Trump is funny, I'll give him that much, but I think all this hysteria is even funnier to watch.

Michael Norman said...

I said it would be hilarious if he got in and he's not disappointing on that score.