At the event, the President made a series of highly incendiary remarks about America’s free press. The number of his attacks in the venom behind them was dizzying. Why is the President of the United States, openly calling for the destruction of an institution protected by the Bill of Rights?
The President is trying to recreate those country’s dangerous press environments within the United States.
As Brendan Nyhan, a Dartmouth professor and a contributor to the New York Times UpShot said on Twitter, “It’s a matter of time until someone hurts or kills a journalist. This is the president of the United States. We must stay shocked. Not ok.”