"Emotionally F**king Pissed" Media Blows Embargo And Lashes Out At Trump - "F*ck Him"

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Just yesterday Trump called a summit of all the major mainstream media executives and anchors at Trump Tower.  While many expected the meeting to be an oppotunity to ask questions of the president-elect, the media elites apparently got the surprise of their lives when Trump spent the majority of the meeting attacking they're blatant biased coverage the 2016 presidential elections referring to the room as a bunch of "dishonest, deceitful liars."  One participant in the meeting described it as a "f—ing firing squad” after “Trump started with Jeff Zucker and said "I hate your network, everyone at CNN is a liar and you should be ashamed…."  We suspect that was rather less cordial than they expected.

Despite the conversation being completely off the record, many of the "emotionally fucking pissed" media anchors have decided to blow their embargoes and lash out at Trump.  According to one source interviewed by the New Yorker, the meeting at Trump Tower was "fucking outrageous."  The same source also questioned how he could remain impartial after the meeting saying "How can this not influence coverage?"...yes, because coverage was so impartial up until yesterday.

Another participant at the meeting said that Trump’s behavior was “totally inappropriate” and “fucking outrageous.” The television people thought that they were being summoned to ask questions; Trump has not held a press conference since late July. Instead, they were subjected to a stream of insults and complaints—and not everyone absorbed it with pleasure.


“I have to tell you, I am emotionally fucking pissed,” another participant said. “How can this not influence coverage? I am being totally honest with you. Toward the end of the campaign, it got to a point where I thought that the coverage was all about [Trump’s] flaws and problems. And that’s legit. But, I thought, O.K., let’s give them the benefit of the doubt. After the meeting today, though—and I am being human with you here—I think, Fuck him! I know I am being emotional about it. And I know I will get over it in a couple of days after Thanksgiving. But I really am offended. This was unprecedented. Outrageous!”


Participants said that Trump did not raise his voice, but that he went on steadily at the start of the meeting about how he had been treated poorly. “It was all so Trump,” one said. “He is like this all the time. He’ll freeze you out and then be nice and humble and sort of want you to like him.”


“But he truly doesn’t seem to understand the First Amendment,” the source continued. “He doesn’t. He thinks we are supposed to say what he says and that’s it.”

And, as the eloquent Kellyanne Conway pointed out in her opening response last night on the Megyn Kelly show, negative reactions, like the one above, went a long way toward helping Trump win the presidency.

"Fairness is actually not having presumptive negativity written about you and always assuming the worst about you.  And I think that Donald Trump has faced an unprecedented avalanche of critical coverage when he was running and frankly i think, in part, he owes his victory to that.  There was a backlash against the elites, a backlash against those who were telling Americans what is important to them."


What are the chances that the mainstream media figures out before 2020 that by relentlessly attacking Trump they're actually helping him?

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Here is our full coverage of the Trump "media summit" that was described by some as a "f—ing firing squad":

Earlier today we reported that in a "summit" organized by Trump's campaign manager Kellyanne Conway, executives and anchors from the major US media outlets, including CNN president Jeff Zucker, ABC News president James Goldston, Fox News co-presidents Bill Shine and Jack Abernethy, and NBC News president Deborah Turness, visited Donald Trump at his Trump Tower penthouse for an off the record meeting.

Courtesy of the Post, we have a complete list of the participants at the Trump media meeting: the hour-long powwow included top execs from network and cable news channels. Among the attendees were NBC’s Deborah Turness, Lester Holt and Chuck Todd, ABC’s James Goldston, George Stephanopoulos, David Muir and Martha Raddatz, CBS’ Norah O’Donnell John Dickerson, Charlie Rose, Christopher Isham and Gayle King, Fox News’ Bill Shine, Jack Abernethy, Jay Wallace, Suzanne Scott, MSNBC’s Phil Griffin and CNN’s Jeff Zucker and Erin Burnett.

The contents of what was discussed were initially unclear.

Wolf Blitzer

Now, according to the Post and Politico, we learn that the President-elect "exploded at media bigs in an off-the-record Trump Tower powow on Monday."

It was like a f—ing firing squad,” one source told the Post.

According to the Post's recound of the conversation, “Trump started with Jeff Zucker and said I hate your network, everyone at CNN is a liar and you should be ashamed…."

Jeff Zucker (left)

“The meeting was a total disaster. The TV execs and anchors went in there thinking they would be discussing the access they would get to the Trump administration, but instead they got a Trump-style dressing down,” the source added. A second source confirmed the encounter.

The Post adds that “the meeting took place in a big board room and there were about 30 or 40 people, including the big news anchors from all the networks…"

“Trump kept saying, ‘We’re in a room of liars, the deceitful dishonest media who got it all wrong. He addressed everyone in the room calling the media dishonest, deceitful liars. He called out Jeff Zucker by name and said everyone at CNN was a liar, and CNN was network of liars.

“Trump didn’t say Katy Tur by name, but talked about an NBC female correspondent who got it wrong, then he referred to a horrible network correspondent who cried when Hillary lost who hosted a debate – which was Martha Raddatz who was also in the room.

“Gayle did not stand up, but asked some question, ‘How do you propose we the media work with you?’ Chuck Todd asked some pretty pointed questions. David Muir asked how are you going to cope living in DC while your family is in NYC? It was a horrible meeting."

Politico adds further details, according to which "Trump complained about photos of himself that NBC used that he found unflattering, the source said. Trump turned to NBC News President Deborah Turness at one point, the source said, and told her the network won’t run a nice picture of him, instead choosing “this picture of me,” as he made a face with a double chin. Turness replied that they had a “very nice” picture of him on their website at the moment."

Amusingly, since the meeting was off the record, meaning the participants agreed not to talk about the substance of the conversations, it means they will most likely be unable to confirm or deny the Post's report.

Politco's recollection of events was slightly less dramatic:

The New York Post on Monday afternoon portrayed a much more heated meeting, including a quote from one source who said the encounter was “like a f–ing firing squad.” The Post also said Trump called CNN journalists “liars” and that they should be “ashamed.” The source who spoke with POLITICO characterized the meeting as less intense, and said the discussion included Trump expressing the possibility of a “reset” of the tumultuous relationship between the president-elect and the media and that all he wants is “fairness.”


Asked how he defines fairness by a network executive, Trump said simply, “The truth.” But aside from the few moments of contention in the beginning, the source said the meeting was largely substantive.

Politico also adds that Trump, flanked by chief of staff Reince Priebus and campaign manager Kellyanne Conway at the table, also expressed annoyance at the protective press pool and the complaints over him ditching the press when he went out to dinner last week with his family after reporters were advised he was in for the night. But Priebus assured the attendees that the protective press pool will be taken care of and it would all work out.

Other attendees at the meeting from Trump's team included chief strategist Stephen Bannon, Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, spokesman Jason Miller, and Republican National Committee chief strategist and communications director Sean Spicer.

Asked for comment, Miller referred POLITICO to Conway’s comments to reporters after the meeting, in which she echoed the sentiments made in the meeting about turning over a new leaf with the media.


“There was no need to mend fences,” Conway said. “It was very cordial, very genial. But it was very candid and very honest. From my own perspective, it’s great to hit the reset button.”


Conway later on Monday hit back at the New York Post report. “He did not explode in anger,” she said.

While one can have a subjective interpretuation of the nuances at the meating, one thing was clear: Trump's attempt at a 'reset' will be frowned at by the media which is not used to this kind of treatment, even if the "kindler, gentler" version of events as reported by Politico is accurate.

It also means that what has already been a conventional war between the various US media organizations and Trump, is likely about to go nuclear.

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VinceFostersGhost's picture



“totally inappropriate” and “fucking outrageous.”




There's still 7% that believes you.....don't blow it.

The_Juggernaut's picture

I'm really going to enjoy watching him crush these assholes for the next four/eight years.

Latina Lover's picture

Fuck the mainstream fake media.  They lied about polls, lied about Trump, lied about Hillary.  In the 21st century, it is citizens journalism, not bleach blonde bimbos, that reveal Truth. Ever hear about Pizzagate on CNN/CNBC/NBC/FOX?

evoila's picture

WTF is the problem here. Trump just needs to let a new breed of press in that are, good or bad in their reporting, impartial and fair, and show the MSM the door.

Latina Lover's picture

There is no problem. We have social media and millions of informed citizens. Could you imagine Megyn Kelly breaking this story:


Joe Davola's picture

He doesn’t. He thinks we are supposed to say what he says and that’s it.

Yeah, doesn't he know - he's supposed to email them what to say, then wait for them to send it back for his approval.

bobbbny's picture

I'm emotionally fucking pissed after listening to your bullshit lies my entire life.
Fuck the MSM. You are a disgrace to the truth.

Antifaschistische's picture

So....LOL, Trump took a flamethrower to the queen snowflakes?  LOL

BaBaBouy's picture

@ MSM: GOOGLE Pizzagate !!!!!!!!!!!!!

Joe Davola's picture

So is the 'leave Hillary in peace' story the media getting back at him - you think we fabricate stories, how about this one which will p*ss off your base!

Pinto Currency's picture

This is going nuclear. Accelerating by the day driven by citizens and will further accelerate the take down of the press who have ignored it.

Trump knows that it will explode and he has to stand clear somewhat:


MSM is dying because it is so corrupt.

drendebe10's picture

Chump shoots himself in the  foot again.  WTF does he gain by pissing on the MSM turds even tho they deserve that & more? I see no method in his madness.

armageddon addahere's picture

Trump knows any dog that bites the hand that feeds it, will lick the boot that kicks it. Expect the media to be fawning over him as soon as they get his boot out of their ass.

Manthong's picture

I have a sneaking suspicion it won’t be Trump that will be getting the hose.    

The MSM should consider that their audience is being reduced daily.

Even the few tens of millions they could count on so far will turn away as they come to realize how defective the MSM news product is.

Creative_Destruct's picture

Beyond being LAUGHABLE that the MSM even implies that they were anything less than absolutely partisan and way beyond biased during the camapaign, how can the idiot quoted imply that anyone can be UNEMOTIONALLY pissed ???

bamawatson's picture

that's what monica said about bill

Oldwood's picture

You obviously haven't been paying attention. The press's obvious bias has FUELED his candidacy and if he can keep them on point, they will fuel his presidency. The more he goads their hatred, the more obvious will be their lies....to their destruction. They have but one spindly leg to stand on now.

Besides, it's refreshing to see those who make their living disparaging others out of "our need to know" getting THEIR teeth kicked in for a change. They hold themselves up high as some paragon of truth and an indispensable component of our democracy, when in fact they are bought and paid for hatchet men doing their dirty deeds for fame and money. They are simply highly principled prostitutes who look down their noses at their lowly "johns"....their customers whom they hold in contempt...US.

fockewulf190's picture

Hopefully he will be charging the MSM business class rates to any reporter wanting to fly on Trump Force One. No more fucking "traditions" .

Snípéir_Ag_Obair's picture

IT IS 2016 - trump does NOT NEED the Judeocorporate MSM..

indeed they have PROVEN over and over that they are propagandists, not reporters.

he should ban the NYT from the White House outright.

their coverage was fucking absurd.

robobbob's picture

the msm didnt just trash him and his family, they worked as an active extension of the DNC.

just what difference in the attack journalism will change because he called them out?

he did put them on notice he will not be there punching bag for the rest of his term. go after him on facts. if you lie or get caught with your hand on the scale he will burn them

balolalo's picture

TYLERS... YOU are fucking up your brand. 

don't you guys notice how blindly protrump news stays at the top,  but trump sellout news falls lower on the feed.

instead of being critical of corruption and betrayls by all.... some of the tylers have chosen echo-chamber irrelvancy...   straight ahead... over th cliff.  go trump! 

and i loved zh....   wow

revjimbeam's picture

agreed. i look forward to when ZH again focuses on finance and economics, with the occasional libertarian think piece thrown in. the comment sections were more often than not more informative than the articles. it seems the old posters are laying low until the tylers get over their new found trumpian click bait fame. but real news doesnt pay the bills anymore does it?

balolalo's picture

true. and agreed.  

eyeballs pay the bills, no matter how ignorant or foolish.  

stampman's picture

But you lack eyes that see and ears that hear.

Vey oy!

stampman's picture

Excuse me, Whiskey Breath, but THERE IS NO FINANCE AND ECONOMICS OTHER THAN A FAKE MARKET continually lied about and egregiously manipulated by the same bunch of liars the MSM came from who are counterfeiting money outright with their Federal Reserve scam.  THESE are the people at the root of all of the problems.

ZH is right on topic.

shovelhead's picture

Give him a Hillary pizza with everything on it.

Rocbottom's picture

That's why he's the mogul and you aren't.   

Rocbottom's picture

That's why he's the mogul and you aren't.   

Rocbottom's picture

That's why he's the mogul and you aren't.   

Rocbottom's picture

That's why he's the mogul and you aren't.   

Ballin D's picture

What did he lose by having a little fun? These people were already corrupt, dishonest, and hated him. None of that is any different now.

Ballin D's picture

What did he lose by having a little fun? These people were already corrupt, dishonest, and hated him. None of that is any different now.

Crush the cube's picture

He learned well from Obola, keep campaigning and never let it end.  That's exactly what Obola did, campaigned against baby bush long after that turd was flushed, and it worked.  It's been a success so far, keep pissing on the press, that's who he campaigned against the most.  They won't just fade away like bushy boy, so he can ride this one a long time.  Has the press ever examined how much they are despised and hated via an honest poll?  They are the weaponized arm of the democratic party, and everyone knows it.  This is going to be fun.

PeterlooUK's picture

And it's mindsets like yours that turn society into the shithole it is. Sometimes you have to do thing when there is nothing to gain personally or even if it will be to your personal detriment.

It's about what is the greater good not selfishness.

stampman's picture

"I see no method in his madness."

One time a MSM journalist congratulated Bobby Fischer on his brilliant chess play.

Fischer's reply:  "How would you know?"

New World Chaos's picture

Top media bosses probably all part of the pedo mafia themselves.  That's how it works.  Only way to ensure cooperation from sociopaths.

BTW, the Podesta story just got more interesting.  We already knew John and Tony Podesta look like the police sketches of the guys who abducted Madeleine McCann.  Now it turns out they were in the neighborhood when she was abducted.  They were staying at the mansion of Sigmund Freud's grandson, who is also a known pedo.  After the podestas left, Freud invited the McCanns to stay at his mansion to keep them out of the media spotlight.


There might have even been a recent picture of Madeleine with Podesta.  Not clear due to aging and her shellshocked face.  They have surely disposed of the evidence by now.

Meanwhile a (((prosecutor))) in Idaho let off three rapefugees who raped a 5 year old girl.  He is more interested in covering it up and/or going after deplorable islamophobes who have a problem with such cultural enrichment.


And Twitter allows Muslims to post kiddie porn in the open because muh tolerance but white people who have a problem with it get banned (don't click the mystery link in this thread.  Never click a mystery link on /pol/.  Let some other sucker do it.  Lucky I was paranoid from the beginning) 

WTF?  Is America Sweden?  DAY OF THE ROPE WHEN?

MzMolly's picture

You nailed it Pinto. Trump would never do what he did without knowing that the MSM''s days are numbered. Same with the HRC excuse.
Get the popcorn folks. Sparks are going to fly, maybe sooner then you think.

Yog Soggoth's picture

Like the link, but there is a mystery click or two in the comments. Beware ZH'ers. I would also like to know who the two ladies are in that picture with Hillary. I think it was at her Haiti child stealing place across the street. The asian looking lady appears familiar somehow. 

Joyo Bliss's picture

Stopped reading at the title: pedopphile? Wow.

Yog Soggoth's picture

No you are supossed to link and spread. What side of justice are you on? Care about children? This is a site for the up and coming leaders, not wussy's.

Four chan's picture

i like how the jew hides its meme of forced multiculturalism and anti americanism

behind their hired shill whores.    this is the main stream media, kanye got it right. 

Antifaschistische's picture

May I suggest that Trump appoint Mr. Ron Paul to look into legacy FCC Regulations which were designed to eliminate competition and pave the way for mega "news" and telecom corps.

FireBrander's picture

"He thinks we are supposed to say what he says and that’s it."




You are "supposed to say" the FUCKING TRUTH irrespective of YOUR personal opinion, or political perspective, on the subject...and that should be applied to EVERYONE EVENLY!



Uzda Farce's picture
Uzda Farce (not verified) FireBrander Nov 22, 2016 2:52 PM

They say whatever their owners tell them to say.

Time-Warner, Reuters, Bloomberg and Google are corporate sponsors of the Rockefeller/CFR. Members include: David Gergen, Christiane Amanpour, Paula Zahn, Jake Tapper, Fareed Zakaria, James Sciutto, Katie Couric, Leslie Stahl, Bob Schieffer, Margaret Brennan, Dan Rather, Andrea Mitchell, Mika Brzezinski, Charles "Joe" Scarborough, Maria Bartiromo, Brian Williams, Marvin Kalb, Tom Brokaw, Diane Sawyer, George Stephanopolus, Barbara Walters, Juju Chang, Margaret Warner (CFR director), Jim Lehrer, Judy Woodruff, and Charlie Rose.

Also Bill Clinton, Jeffrey Bewkes (TW), Benjamin Sherwood (ABC), Stephen Capus (CBS), Michael Bloomberg, Eric Schmidt, Lloyd Blankfein, Jamie Dimon, Laurence Fink, Lynn Forester de Rothschild and George Soros. See member lists at cfr dot org.

stampman's picture

"Can't they just drone these people?"

eatthebanksters's picture

The meeting was a disaster only if you were one of the invited guests.  For everyone else it was awesome!  Fuck those bigoted media libtards....the First Ammendment does not give people the right to blatantly and knowingly lie.

bh2's picture

Well, actually, yes it does.

But it does not shield them from the consequences of their error.

Transformer's picture

You know how to piss off a conservative?  Tell him a lie.

You know how to piss off a liberal? Tell him the truth.