Skip to comments.Parker: Did U.S. media hope Trump would fail abroad?
Posted on 07/08/2017 8:04:33 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Many American journalists and others correctly objected to President Trump's lambasting of the U.S. media in his speech Thursday in Poland, noting that his words were damaging to our international status and democracies around the world.
Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, tweeted that Trump "dilutes respect for American democracy & gives license to autocrats to crack down on their own media." Haass also was critical of Trump's denigrating of the U.S. intelligence community.
How dare the president diminish his country's revered institutions (please, hold your laughter until the end) while abroad? Clearly, the man is a bitter, narcissistic autocrat, one would have been justified in thinking.
Then Friday, as the world turned toward the much-anticipated meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Trump, it seemed the media were, without much self-awareness, committing the same sins for which they'd blasted Trump - basically undermining the president on foreign soil.
There was no mistaking a negative trend among commentators as they imagined what might transpire between the two world leaders. If the media weren't consciously trying to undercut the president's authority while he was overseas, then unconsciously, they were doing a pretty good job.
No wonder Trump voters hate us.....
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I hope Hillary and Obama are standing next to clooney in the next election. So comical.
It’s the media that are shooting themselves in their own feet, and every now and then butts.
“and setting the stage for Pence”
Pence is not the next. he is good. but not the next. It would be like GHWB.
Does no one remember when Obama singled out FOX News in his attacks?
But a funny thing happened along the road to the presidency...
Yup. Pence is just another empty suit politician who hollars montone platitudes to the unwashed. Listen to the guy when he makes a speech; he sounds like a male Hillary.
Some watched Trump's Poland speech and found it tedious and meaningless. Others heard him say: "The fundamental question of our time is whether the West has the will to survive. Do we have the confidence in our values to defend them at any cost? I declare today for the world to hear the West will never, ever be broken, our values will prevail, our people will thrive, and our civilization will triumph."
These were powerful, important words, let the record show.
Hope? They were praying.
Is the Pope Communist?
Does a bear shiite in the woods? Is the sky blue? :)
Hillary's fighting battles from 1996. Have you seen those hilarious YouTube compilations of Hillary's own "memes?" Cringe-worthy does not even begin to describe. Hillary without the Presidency is like a sow without a tricycle.
If President Trump was President during WWII, the media would have hope that we lost the war. They are that vile.
And outgunned & outroped. :)
POS NWO CFR nutbag (I couldn’t find a link to entire article)...
True. They could at least have the decency to shoot their feet when the feet are in their mouths.
“[Trump] has given Americans and the world few reasons to admire, respect or trust him.”
This woman is an idiot.
I don't want Trump to be a successful president. He has given Americans and the world few reasons to admire, respect or trust him.
What I just did, is what the press does nearly continuously. Piss on Parker.
Does a fat dog fart? Kathleen seemed to be trending a little bit conservative after 911 and then she turned back to the dark side big time.
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