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Donald Trump: 'I’m Running Against The Crooked Media'

Donald Trump and his campaign are taking the label "media bias" to a whole new level with their constant complaining over news outlets covering what's happening in his campaign.
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Conservatives have been using their mantra of "liberal media bias" for decades now to empower a form of backlash politics against main stream media outlets, but no political candidate has jumped on that particular bandwagon like Donald Trump.

Not only has he constantly attacked media outlets like the Washington Post, NY Times and CNN, he's also attacked conservative outlets like the National Review.

To top it off, he even boycotted a Fox News debate because he felt they weren't treating him fairly.

“With me, they’re dealing with somebody that’s a little bit different,” he said of Fox. “They can’t toy with me like they toy with everybody else. So let them have their debate, and let’s see how they do with the ratings.

When he boycotted the Fox News debate, he held a fundraiser for our veterans, but it took a Washington Post article questioning if Trump ever doled out the money that really got his goat.

He held a press conference and repeatedly denounced the press and said, "I think the political press is among the most dishonest people that I have ever met, I have to tell you. I see the stories, and I see the way they're couched."

In this clip he called an ABC reporter a "sleaze" to his face during the same press conference.

Trump replied, "I think the political press is among the most dishonest people that I've ever met, I have to tell you that. You're excluded, Carl."

"I'm not looking for credit, but when I raise millions of dollars, have people say like this - like this sleazy guy right over here from ABC. He’s a sleaze in my book."

"Why am I a sleaze?"

"You’re a sleaze because you know the facts and you know the facts well.

His constant whining has reached new heights when during a rally on Saturday in Fairfield, Conn., he cried, "I’m not running against Crooked Hillary, I’m running against the crooked media. That’s what I’m running against. I’m not running against Crooked Hillary.”


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He continued, "These are the most dishonest people. Crooked CNN is so disgusting. Oh, their cameras just shut off!"

I watched this presser on Youtube and he was more unhinged than normal. He was especially angry at a NY Times article called: Inside the Failing Mission to Tame Donald Trump’s Tongue

Mr. Trump bowed to his team’s entreaties, according to four people with detailed knowledge of the meeting, who described it on the condition of anonymity. It was time, he agreed, to get on track.

Nearly two months later, the effort to save Mr. Trump from himself has plainly failed. He has repeatedly signaled to his advisers and allies his willingness to change and adapt, but has grown only more volatile and prone to provocation since then, clashing with a Gold Star family, making comments that have been seen as inciting violence and linking his political opponents to terrorism.

Trump responded by saying, "Maybe what we’ll do, we’ll start taking their press credentials away from them.”

He's all for freedom, just not freedom of the press.

And then he took to Twitter.

See, it's not his fault he says racist, misogynistic and hateful things, including attacking a Gold Star family, it's because the media dares to covers him.

This is a man desperate to attack because his whole campaign has been about attacking his opponents.

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