Patriot Retort: Yesterday I was over at the New York Post, and a sidebar headline caught my eye.
In fact, it made me laugh out loud. So I tweeted out a screen capture and said this:
But yesterday evening, I started thinking about how that headline really does reveal another significant distinction between Donald Trump and Barack Obama.
Both Trump and Obama despise certain elements of the news media.
But where President Trump reserves his attacks for the news outlets specifically, Barack Obama isn’t content just attacking Fox News or, say, Rush Limbaugh. He has to attack the Americans who make up their audience.
Don’t underestimate why this is a significant distinction.
Donald Trump doesn’t go easy on CNN. But one thing he never does is attack CNN’s viewers.
Likewise, when he was running against Hillary, Trump savaged Hillary. But not once did he attack her supporters. read more