The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on The Economic Crisis Report
C-SPANToday is a particularly punchy round in the ongoing heavyweight bout that is the Trump presidency vs. the media, a conflict that is arguably a defining divide in our modern politics. In one corner, as always, is President Donald Trump, who has promised to unleash his long-awaited “Fake News Awards” tonight. In the other corner, as per usual, is just about every mainstream news outlet and journalism-related organization (sample headline from Newsweek: “President Trump Is Leading an Assault on Democracy in the U.S. and Around the World, Report Claims“), plus all the late-night comedians, a scattering of #NeverTrumpers, half of political Twitter, and the two Republican senators from Arizona.
The senior senator from the Copper State, John McCain, took time away from his ongoing health battles to fire a shot across Trump’s bow in today’s Washington Post, under the journalist-pleasing headline “Mr. President, stop attacking the press.” The piece, whichpost was originally published on this site