“WHY ARE YOU WALKING AWAY?”
June 29, 2018
This is, apparently, how journalism is conducted in 2018 – aggressively yelling at The President from across the White House lawn as he arrives back from other duties:
“Can you please talk to us about the dead reporters in Annapolis?”
“Do you have any words of condolence for the families, Mr. President?”
“Why are you walking away?”
— NBC News (@NBCNews) June 28, 2018
Angry reporters seem to have adopted the Jim Acosta method of journalism, making themselves the center of attention by yelling out agenda driven questions at incredibly inappropriate times.
Listen to this unhinged mob.
They don’t want his reaction, which he already made public. They want to grandstand in the wake of a horrific massacre and still-unfolding investigation.
— Michelle Malkin (@michellemalkin) June 28, 2018
Some believe that the main protagonist was CNN analyst Brian Karem:
The guy screaming in this video sounds like it’s CNN analyst Brian Karem. pic.twitter.com/zSHBd4ysUC
— Ryan Saavedra 🇺🇸 (@RealSaavedra) June 28, 2018
Of course, by this point Trump had already released a statement, which was publicly available:
Prior to departing Wisconsin, I was briefed on the shooting at Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland. My thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families. Thank you to all of the First Responders who are currently on the scene.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 28, 2018
CNN and others were quick to blame Trump for the shooting at Maryland daily newspaper The Capital Gazette, claiming, without any evidence or having details, that the attack was driven by Trump’s anti-media rhetoric.
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