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Sat Nov 27, 2021, 03:22 PM Nov 2021

ABC's Jonathan Karl Issues Stark Warning About Covering Donald Trump 2024 [View all]

If Donald Trump eventually decides to run for president again in 2024, ABC News’ Jonathan Karl warned it may be “the greatest challenge ever facing campaign reporters.”

Karl posed multiple questions on the problems of reporting on a possible third Trump presidential campaign in a lengthy interview with Deadline published Friday.

Such as, “How do you cover a candidate who is effectively anti-democratic?”

And, “How do you cover a candidate who is … also running against the very democratic system that makes all of this possible?”


You call him out on being anti-democratic and don't kiss his ass. I mean is it really that difficult?

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How about just calling him on his lies. To his face. Constantly. nt albacore Nov 2021 #1
One of the problems with that is it could get you killed. A HERETIC I AM Nov 2021 #6
It takes a team effort to make this happen RainCaster Nov 2021 #18
You have a point. Just one more indication that we are becoming a Banana Republic. albacore Nov 2021 #27
Yeah, I remember Drumpf openly attacking the press... keep_left Nov 2021 #30
He didn't finish his question! atreides1 Nov 2021 #2
The Republican Party has its own media networks. That's the problem. jalan48 Nov 2021 #3
Nope-- every time he opens his mouth, tell him he's full of shit... TreasonousBastard Nov 2021 #4
anti-democratic is an understatement. The Pig isn't just anti-democratic. Thomas Hurt Nov 2021 #5
Jon Karl is codependent to Donald Trump. Grasswire2 Nov 2021 #7
Totally agree! blueinredohio Nov 2021 #9
How about a news blackout of the fool. Sogo Nov 2021 #8
"I make you guys lots of money," TFG told the networks. LastLiberal in PalmSprings Nov 2021 #13
But, It Wasn't True ProfessorGAC Nov 2021 #28
Trump did drive ratings, as you said yourself the cable ratings were way up. radius777 Nov 2021 #32
How about talking about when trump will be jailed? A fact that will prevent him from running ever Escurumbele Nov 2021 #10
Jonathan Karl has given some shock treatment to the US this week bucolic_frolic Nov 2021 #11
To me, that is the wrong conversation, they are telling us that trump WILL get away with all his Escurumbele Nov 2021 #12
Karl is a journalist who can only describe 'what is' radius777 Nov 2021 #33
Watch some tapes and read some work by guys back in..... paleotn Nov 2021 #14
I hope he does run because he's going to lose even worst than in 2020. brush Nov 2021 #15
I wouldn't count on that. cab67 Nov 2021 #23
Think that if you want, but that loser is gonna lose again if he runs. Dems... brush Nov 2021 #26
We Agree On That ProfessorGAC Nov 2021 #29
You vastly under estimate how stupid this country is Cosmocat Nov 2021 #36
Ahhh...he lost by seven million not so stupid votes, remember? He totally bungled covid. brush Nov 2021 #37
Lol Cosmocat Nov 2021 #38
IMO, even republicans are not stupid enough to go with that loser again. brush Nov 2021 #39
They will sacrifice the World Turbineguy Nov 2021 #16
Trump is a Pinata dangled by the GOP for media consumption Jarqui Nov 2021 #17
Dammit, this should have been done in 2015! AngryOldDem Nov 2021 #19
I'm hoping for natural resolution to take hold by 2024 Historic NY Nov 2021 #20
They never got it right. It's really sad ecstatic Nov 2021 #21
Why is this hard? merrifield Nov 2021 #22
JUST DONT LET HIM suck all the oxygen out of the room again!!! Is that really so Kashkakat v.2.0 Nov 2021 #24
Boo Fucking Who Roy Rolling Nov 2021 #25
"How do you cover a candidate who is effectively anti-democratic?" Dark n Stormy Knight Nov 2021 #31
Unfortunately half of the electorate wants an authoritarian regime radius777 Nov 2021 #34
Not half. With a huge, successful PR campaign, Dark n Stormy Knight Nov 2021 #40
Pay as little attention to him as possible DFW Nov 2021 #35
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