President Donald Trump sat down with Lesley Stahl for a 60 Minutes interview. When the topic of the news came up, the president used it to once again bash the liberal media for their bias. Stahl quickly tried to change the topic, hoping to avoid the wrath of the POTUS. But Trump brilliantly countered her with a harsh rebuke.
There is nothing the media won’t do or say to hurt the president. Think about that. Politics aside, Donald Trump was elected by voters to lead the country. That should be enough for the media to cover his administration honestly.
But from the moment Donald Trump announced his candidacy, we could count one thing: dishonest coverage from the mainstream media. The press has been slamming Trump since the very beginning. Even after he won, they continued to slander him, perhaps in the hopes of hurting his reelection chances.
They never stopped to think that by insulting the president they insult every last American who supports him. It shows you the depths of their arrogance and hatred for our country.
Since becoming president, Donald Trump has been brutally honest about the media. Rarely does a day go by when he doesn’t call them out for their sleazy coverage of his administration. He routinely calls their stories “fake news,” branding cable network CNN “very fake news.” You don’t have to look hard to discover that, time and again, Trump is proven right.
This weekend, President Trump decided to sit down with Lesley Stahl of 60 Minutes for an in-depth interview. During the conversation, Trump brought up how different the media covers his presidency versus Barack Obama’s. He emphasized how shockingly dishonest the media has become when discussing his leadership.
Obviously, Stahl wanted to change the subject. Despite being a longtime personality in the media, she refused to respond to his statements. Instead, she wanted to discuss other matters.
President Trump issued her a powerful rebuke in the process.
In an interview with Lesley Stahl for CBS’ “60 Minutes,” President Trump had one heck of a blunt response for Stahl when she attempted to sidetrack his effort to delineate how dishonest the mainstream media is. Stahl wanted to change the subject but Trump would not be dissuaded…
Trump stated, “The thing I’ve really learned is I never knew how dishonest the media was and I really mean it. I’m not saying that as a soundbite. I never knew how dishonest the media was…”
Stahl, interrupted, “I’m going to change the subject again.”
Trump responded, “No. The way you asked me a question, like about separation.”
Trump: “When I say Obama did it, you don’t want to talk about it.”
Trump: “When I say I did it, let’s make a big deal about it.”
Stahl: “I’m going to run your answer, but you did it four times.”
Trump: “I’m just telling you that you treated me much differently on the subject…”
Stahl, “I disagree but I don’t want to have that fight with you.”
Trump: “Hey, it’s okay. Leslie, it’s okay. In the meantime, I’m president and you’re not.” [Source: The Daily Wire]
Video: @realDonaldTrump: “I never knew how dishonest the media was and I really mean it. I’m not saying that as a soundbite. I never knew how dishonest–” @LesleyRStahl: “I’m going to change the subject again.”…. Trump: “In the meantime, I’m President and you’re not.” #60Minutes pic.twitter.com/kssEc77zrr
— Brent Baker (@BrentHBaker) October 15, 2018
Notice how Stahl responds when Trump brings up Obama. You’d have to be an idiot to not see how differently the media covers Trump over Obama.
They handed Obama with kid gloves. The MSM worshipped the last president. Any mistakes, scandals, or signs of corruption were covered up or spun to be nothing. They loved Obama and would do anything to polish his tarnished image.
But when a conservative, no-nonsense president who is putting the people first is elected, they treat him like Hitler. Yet Stahl says that’s not true.
Trump’s rebuke is powerful and devastating. Stahl could easily dismiss his notions that the media is biased toward him. She would easily pretend like they are never dishonest about their coverage, despite the countless times they lie about the White House. How does Trump respond? “I’m president and you’re not.”
A powerful reminder of who’s really in charge, here. Stahl, like so many in the media, has a vastly inflated ego. They think that with their stories, interviews, and tweets, they can control the fate of the country. They think that if they ignore a scandal, it will just go away. And if they insist something is true, then we will just blindly believe them.
But they aren’t the ones in the driver’s seat. Trump is the one in the Oval Office. And he has no problem reminding them of this fact, now and until the end of his administration.
It must burn up liberals to hear the president speak so bluntly. But it’s true. Stahl was put in her place. And so was the rest of the media. Be sure to share this tremendous response to everyone you know. Remind them of who’s in charge.