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Sun May 3, 2020, 07:46 PM

Contrasting messages from Biden and Trump on World Press Freedom Day

Politico

While the president once again referred to journalists as “the Enemy of the People,” the Democratic candidate praised them for “upholding free and open democracies.”

By RISHIKA DUGYALA

05/03/2020 06:25 PM EDT

Former Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald Trump sent starkly different messages about the role of the media on Sunday, a date that the United Nations has designated World Press Freedom Day.

Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, issued a statement praising journalists for “upholding free and open democracies, both here at home and around the world.”

Trump, by contrast, began his day by tweeting: “The Fake News doesn’t show real polls. Lamestream Media is totally CORRUPT, the Enemy of the People!”

He was referring to his claim that he has a 96 percent approval rating in the Republican Party. The Gallup poll he pointed to had found a 94 percent approval among Republican voters and 49 percent approval overall — the highest of his presidency. Trump then targeted NBC News and CNN for “going out of their way to say GREAT things about China” amid the coronavirus pandemic, which originated in that country.

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Response to JoeOtterbein (Original post)

Sun May 3, 2020, 09:57 PM

1. What would be worse ?

What if Trump created a complete fake facade that appeared traditionally presidential or what we have now ?

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Sun May 3, 2020, 11:33 PM

2. Trump has the GOP, and FOX...

...it was obvious from the fake FOX "town hall" that was committed on sacred ground tonight.

(tears)

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