December 05, 2016
Shock in the media over Trump call with Taiwan president

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MIKE HUCKABEE said he didn't understand why Donald Trump went to visit the New York Times because "that hour could have spent napping" for all the good it will do. SARAH FLORES said the media have "willingly played the bad guy" with Trump because journalists can't accept that he talks like a real person. ERIN McPIKE said Trump has renewed his attacks on the "dishonest media" to "inoculate" himself against future negative coverage. MICHAEL TOMASKY said he expects a "pretty antagonistic" media relationship with the president-elect, with Trump being both positive and negative. SUSAN FERRECHIO said Trump's tweets should absolutely be covered as news. MARK FELDSTEIN said the press feels like it got played by Trump and is going through some soul-searching.

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I've been a big NFL fan for over 50 plus years (I'm 61). I'm boycotting watching even one game this season - and for however long it takes - until the overpaid do nothing commissioner sets a policy of total respect for the flag and the Star Spangled Banner. And enforces it. First Amendment my butt. Not on this one. The overpaid babies like the SF QB need to find another forum to whine about the nation that's made them multimillionaires and famous.

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