Trump with the media: Straight, concise – and unafraid

Trump with the media: Straight, concise – and unafraid

[Ed. – Charlie Daniels can’t be 80.  I’m just saying.]

This week I watched a press conference with President Donald Trump and a room full of the international press corps, and as one who has been watching presidential press conferences for the better part of my 80 years, I’ll have to say that I’ve never seen anything like it.

First of all, Trump totally controlled the event from start to finish…

It seems most politicians fear the media, or at the very least they are afraid of offending their sensibilities resulting in negative coverage. Not so with Trump…

I, for one, liked the press conference conducted in the way it was done. The media likes to play “gotcha” with loaded questions and pulling at inconsequential threads that tend to take the attention off of important issues the public needs to be kept abreast of, trying to lose some scrap of sensationalism many times resulting in asking the same question over and over again.

I also like the fact that a president, or anyone else for that matter, can take their case straight to the people in concise, uncomplicated language as often as they see fit.

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