Bob Woodward tells fellow journalists to stop ‘binge drinking the anti-Trump Kool-Aid’

Bob Woodward tells fellow journalists to stop ‘binge drinking the anti-Trump Kool-Aid’
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Journalist Bob Woodward of Watergate fame has some advice for his younger peers — stop “binge drinking the anti-Trump Kool-Aid.”

MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” invited Mr. Woodward on set Friday morning to discuss President Donald Trump’s administration. The veteran reporter warned that too many journalists are allowing confirmation bias cloud their judgment.

“I think it’s time to dial back a little bit about because there are people around […] who are kind of binge drinking the anti-Trump Kool-Aid,” Mr. Woodward said, The Daily Caller reported. “And that is not going to work in journalism. Let the politicians have that binge drinking.”

Mr. Woodward’s comments come against a political backdrop in which Mr. Trump is accused of asking former FBI Director James Comey to end an investigation into former national security adviser Gen. Michael Flynn, along with claims the president revealed classified information to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.

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