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Thu Oct 13, 2016, 08:31 PM

Does it seem the women reporters covering Trump feel "unshackled" to tell the truth about him?

I've noticed in the past year that whenever some of the women reporters covering the Trump campaign tried to speak honestly about what is really going on around Trump, they were shut down pretty quickly by the anchors. Katie Tur of MSNBC, in particular, frequently tried to call out the despicable behavior of Trump and his supporters when she covered his rallies. I remember, for example, one night about six months ago when she started talking about the dysfunction of the campaign - how reporters were penned in, not allowed near the candidate, loud music blasted on the ropeline so they couldn't hear what he said to his supporters and vice versa - she was shut down but quick.

But lately, Tur and several of the other women covering Trump have been much freer to talk about the reality of Trump world and they are doing it in harsh terms without challenge because not only do they have their facts pinned down perfectly after months of direct observation, the anchors and other reporters know they're telling the truth.

I definitely get the sense that they are actually relieved that they're finally being listened to at long last ...

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EffieBlack Oct 2016 OP
Third Doctor Oct 2016 #1
liberal N proud Oct 2016 #2
pangaia Oct 2016 #3
onecaliberal Oct 2016 #4
EffieBlack Oct 2016 #5
onecaliberal Oct 2016 #7
Lucinda Oct 2016 #6

Response to EffieBlack (Original post)

Thu Oct 13, 2016, 08:34 PM

1. Perhaps the media's big wigs

are trying to make up for enabling this monster for so long.

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Response to EffieBlack (Original post)

Thu Oct 13, 2016, 08:37 PM

2. If true, it's about fucking time

If the media had been doing their job, Trump would never had gotten this far and Hillary Clinton would not have been painted as untrustworthy.

It time the media does its job!

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Response to EffieBlack (Original post)

Thu Oct 13, 2016, 08:38 PM

3. As soon as the media has made enough money going after trump,

they will reverse course yet again and go back after Hillary.

It's all about clicks and advertising...

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Response to EffieBlack (Original post)

Thu Oct 13, 2016, 08:51 PM

4. To an extent but I saw Katie Tur with Halperin slobbering all over trump yesterday

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Response to onecaliberal (Reply #4)

Thu Oct 13, 2016, 09:04 PM

5. Really?

Every time I've seen her, she's trashed him.

Halperin's a different story altogether - don't get me started on him . . .

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Response to EffieBlack (Reply #5)

Thu Oct 13, 2016, 10:01 PM

7. Yes, it was on that show all things considered.' They were at a trump event

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Response to EffieBlack (Original post)

Thu Oct 13, 2016, 09:18 PM

6. KNR

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