Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Saturday, January 27, 2018

President Trump was booed Friday when he called the news media "vicious," "mean" and "fake" during a brief question-and-answer session following his pro-America speech to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The president, who as a New York businessman was long a mainstay of the city's tabloids, said that over his career he's gotten a "disproportionate" amount of press. Yet it wasn't until he got into politics, he said, that he saw "how nasty, how mean, how vicious and how fake the press can be." The comment sparked a smattering of boos and hisses from the crowd, which included world leaders, heads of global companies, intellectuals and foreign media. While such anti-media remarks are familiar to Americans, Trump's attack was extraordinary for being made before an international audience, given that U.S. presidents historically have been global clarions for a free press.

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What a tool.

He'll probably complain now how "vicious", "mean", and "fake" world leaders are.

#1 | Posted by jpw at 2018-01-27 12:51 PM | Reply

Didn't affect him at all.

He didn't hear it.

His genius brain just tunes out the frequency of boos.

#2 | Posted by donnerboy at 2018-01-27 06:06 PM | Reply

Good. His constant attacks on the media are not only childish, they are un-American and dangerously close to fascism.

#3 | Posted by cbob at 2018-01-27 06:42 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Fake President

#4 | Posted by RightisTrite at 2018-01-28 07:45 AM | Reply

Interesting that the founder of the World Economic Forum (who puts the whole Davos thing together) agrees with Trump.

The founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum Klaus Schwab said President Trump's leadership was victim to "biased interpretations" when addressing the forum in Davos, Switzerland.

"I'm aware that your leadership is open to misconceptions and biased interpretations,"

"Therefore it is so essential for us in the room to listen directly to you," he continued.

#5 | Posted by sawdust at 2018-01-28 04:56 PM | Reply

#5

Biased people hate lies and corruption?

Society is not devolving near fast enough for you.

#6 | Posted by Zed at 2018-01-28 06:03 PM | Reply

Big deal. 2 reporters from CNN. They were told o do it. CNN has to do something viral coz their ratings keep dropping like a rock.

#7 | Posted by Pegasus at 2018-01-29 10:46 AM | Reply

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