U.S. President Donald Trump addresses a news conference after a summit of heads of state and government at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Thursday, July 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
On Wednesday, President Trump laid the ol’ fierce verbal chopping all over NBC reporter Peter Alexander.
In addition to essentially calling Peter a joke, the President claimed NBC News is worse than — could it be true? — CNN.
As noted by The Daily Wire, Peter “repeatedly shouted questions…that are often parroted by Democratic politicians as he tried to grandstand the President.”
And — as you may have heard — Donald isn’t much for being pushed around. Or annoyed.
Thus began the grating not unlike that of cheese. Courtesy of Classic Trump:
“If you’d stop being an organ of the Democrats, you’d let me answer the question. I’ll answer it very easily; it’s a very simple question. … This guy is the most biased reporter, NBC. Peter is such a biased [reporter]. You should be able to ask a question, same question, in a better way. You are so obviously biased and that’s why the public has no confidence in the media.”
And dadgummit, say it ain’t so:
“NBC News has less credibility with guys like you than CNN. I think CNN has more credibility than NBC News.”
That’s certainly an incendiary claim — after all, CNN asks if we’re “finally ready for impeachment” (here), gives love to a switchblade-wielding Antifa hooligan (here), and looks the other way on murder (here).
It’s also the home of all this:
Plus, just two words: Jim Acosta.
After the slight to Peter, Trump walked over to a CNN reporter:
“Did you hear what I said? I said you have more credibility than this guy, and that’s not saying much. You know why? Because I don’t think you have very much credibility. NBC has less credibility than CNN; that’s not saying much.”
President Trump unloads on NBC News reporter Peter Alexander for his obnoxiousness and Democrat activism: “If you’d stop being an organ of the Democrats. This guy is the most biased reporter. You are so obviously biased. NBC News has less credibility with guys like you than CNN” pic.twitter.com/GXN8D9Zb4b
— Ryan Saavedra (@RealSaavedra) August 21, 2019
It’s unlikely anyone will ever accuse the President of a lack of candidness.
Due to his domineering style and record of victory, his last name perfectly fits.
But, it seems to me, his mother missed a perfect opportunity with his first: Mr. Trump should’ve been named Frank.
Trump called me "an organ of the Democrats."
Here was the question he didn't like: "You said Russia was kicked out of the G8 because they outsmarted Obama; in fact it was because they annexed Crimea… They're still there, why let them back in?" pic.twitter.com/aw086JW2K7
— Peter Alexander (@PeterAlexander) August 21, 2019
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