This is how authoritarians treat the press.
Part two of Seth Meyers' interview with author and expert on authoritarian regimes, Sarah Kendzior.
CNN's New Day, during what was supposed to be a discussion about Daniel Ziblatt's new book, How Democracies Die, allowed Trump apologist Jack Kingston to continually muddy the waters with ten minutes straight of interrupting, whataboutism and tossing out liberal straw men.
Things are moving very fast in the Trump Administration because that is what Authoritarians do.
Historian Jon Meacham pointed to parallels between Trump and authoritarian regimes.
The New York Times reports that President Trump is angry at Attorney General Jeff Sessions because his Justice Department substituted a weakened travel ban for the original ban; Trump is also peeved because Sessions recused himself in the Russiagate investigation, which in Trump's view was the reason a special counsel was named.
We've figured out their game, but don't expect them to quit playing it anytime soon.
White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus tells Face the Nation host John Dickerson that Trump's claim that the press is the "enemy of the state" should be taken seriously.
Megachurch Pastor Jeffress rationalizes the faux faith of Donald Trump.
Fox News, The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson, Jan. 31, 2016.
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