Trump Declares CNN, NYT, CBS, ABC And NBC Are "The Enemy of The American People"

Tyler Durden's picture


If you thought yesterday's press conference was "ranting and raving", it appears President Trump just turned the anti-'Fake news'-media amplifier up to '11', declaring  CNN, NBC, ABC, CBS , The New York Times (yet not The Washington Post) as "enemies of the American people".

Incidentally, this was the second tweet, after Trump removed the first version one, which some thought was deleted as it was just a little too "aggressive" but as it turned out, simply ommitted ABC and CBS.

As a reminder, Trump and chief White House strategist Steve Bannon have both referred to the media as the "opposition party."

"The mainstream media has not fired or terminated anyone associated with following our campaign," Mr. Bannon said. "Look at the Twitter feeds of those people: they were outright activists of the Clinton campaign." (He did not name specific reporters or editors.) "That's why you have no power," Mr. Bannon added. "You were humiliated."


"You're the opposition party," Mr. Bannon said. "Not the Democratic Party. You're the opposition party. The media's the opposition party."

And here was Trump yesterday.

The media - which according to the president is now America's enemy - had reactions, ranging from the shocked, to the defensive, to the conciliatory, to the bemused.


Which begs the question, if the "media" is the enemy, what does that make its corporate owners?


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YouJustMadeTheList's picture
YouJustMadeTheList (not verified) Feb 17, 2017 4:48 PM

Whoomp... There it is!

InjectTheVenom's picture


>>>>   Fake Tapper

>>>>   Jake Tapper

YouJustMadeTheList's picture
YouJustMadeTheList (not verified) InjectTheVenom Feb 17, 2017 4:54 PM

Fake RAPPER (the 'other' Tupac & Biggie wannabees)

sixsigma cygnusatratus's picture

I really love the first 100 days.  This honeymoon period is pure magic.

tmosley's picture

PERVeyors of anti-American propaganda. We have a right to freedom of the press, not a right to propaganda media access to the government!

InjectTheVenom's picture

Alright Mr Trump, we get your point (and AGREE 100%) about the MSM...

Now, let's please move on to more important stuff...

like George Soros.

like PizzaGate.

Thank you Sir. Please continue draining the swamp like you promised.

It's very fucking deep.

sixsigma cygnusatratus's picture

"Take no prisoners."

...except for Hitlery and her gang of ne'er do wells.

Escrava Isaura's picture

Very bizarre. But anyone with their head screwed on understand the insinuation.

Anyway, it will only gets better from here.

Putin will get fat on popcorn while watching it.


D Nyle's picture

The MSM makes Bagdad Bob jealous

jeff montanye's picture

well, speaking of fat cats and, tangentially, about american jobs, i liked what jesse had to say today about our recent close call with disaster:

Indeed, it may not be too much to say that (bill and hillary clinton) were to soft corruption in politics what Henry Ford was to automobile production.

they industrialized it.

Arnold's picture

The First amendment provides for freedom of speech.

It does not provide for freedom from consequences.

HardAssets's picture

Anybody who doubts where the msm has been coming from (for many decades) should just re-watch the YouTube video of Cronkite accepting his award from a globalist society pushing for world government.

Uncle Walter is the perfect model for them. They'll deny it - - but they're liars.

Kidbuck's picture

Fuck Walter Chronkite the original surrender monkey. How many South Vietnamese died because of this gutless cunt?

jeff montanye's picture

far far fewer than died because john foster dulles refused to shake ho chi minh's hand in geneva, figuratively and literally.

the war was lost by the french at dien bien phu in '54 and was unwinnable after that.  and won for what?  did you think the vietnamese wouldn't be willing to work for pennies to make fruit of the loom t shirts?  that's exactly what they are doing today.  likely they'll follow the example of china following the example of south korea and taiwan following japan.

all the dead and should have been dead bodies after '54 are a tragic waste.  humanitarian war?  go check out afghanistan, iraq, libya, syria and ukraine.  

 "it violated an established strategic injunction against committing U.S. military power to a large-scale land war on the mainland of Asia. Since World War II, U.S. military leaders, including Omar Bradley, Douglas MacArthur, and Matthew Ridgway, had cautioned against ground combat involvement in wars on the Asian mainland, where, it was felt, U.S. naval and air power's effectiveness would be diluted, and where Asian foes could exploit their great superiority in manpower and bog the United States down in a protracted conflict."  (The Wrong War, Why We Lost in Vietnam By JEFFREY RECORD)

Gilnut's picture

Vietnam was unwinnable because of the cultural differences between asians and europeans.  Europeans talk about a war of attritian in a figuratively sense, Asians are willing to go the distance.  THAT lost the war in Vietnam, you'd have thought that the Europeans would have learned after Korea.  

shovelhead's picture

Actually, after Tet Offensive, Americans could have easily won the war in Vietnam because of the devastating losses Of the North and the Cong but American losses, while significantly less by at least a factor of 10 was still too much for Amarica to endure and the will to continue was lost.

Sector Catalyst's picture

The Vietnam War was designed to be unwinnable to sustain profits for the military industrial congressional media banking complex on both sides.

kenlej's picture

It's called HEROIN!!! U don't read much ALT NEWS do u Now it's been 14yrs in Afghanistan for the same thing "HEROIN" Now do u get it!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Clashfan's picture

Allegedly Cronkite was the voice of the Moloch owl at the Bohemian Grove.

VinceFostersGhost's picture



Cronkite would gladly sit at the right hand of satan.


Watch and weep "news people".

SeaFever's picture

OMG--I knew he was in their bag but didn't know it was to that extent.  That's pure evil.

SeaFever's picture

OMG--I knew he was in their bag but didn't know it was to that extent.  That's pure evil.

VinceFostersGhost's picture



The MSM makes Bagdad Bob jealous


Now there was a genuine guy......honest as the day is long. You don't see too many newspeople like that around anymore.

eatthebanksters's picture

Go Donald Trump!!! Fight these losers!  Give us the voice we never had!!! Curb stomp these lying turds!  Keep it up!  MAGA! 

IntTheLight's picture

I don't tweet. But I'd like to email reporters but few give out their email. And many block comments. The media can not handle the truth. They are so accustomed to destroying people that they are in shock that Americans wish them destroyed.

They were given a right to publish but refuse the responsibility of reporting.

GreatUncle's picture

More effective way is hit them with a fucking club ... e-mails is so fucking worthless.

IntTheLight's picture

Unfortunately, I not only do not have their email address, I don't have their home address. I'm opposed to clubbing baby seals but clubbing journalists? I'll have to weigh the ethics of that.

jeff montanye's picture

imo that is virtually what is going on here: 

a virtual clubbing, in public, of the unworthy zionist legacy media.

busting 9-11 ups it to kim jong-un's anti-aircraft artillery at close range.

watch and see, if we're lucky enough.  and so far we have been quite lucky indeed: internecine warfare in the government, shaping up as fbi, doj vs. cia, nsa, etc. not one month in.  more fun than many honeymoons.

RevIdahoSpud3's picture

I am much older than you ITL and from the wisdom of age I can tell you that  it is OK to club journalists. One of the few acts of clubbing that is not criminal.

Allen_H's picture

Its a bit of a stretch calling them journalists. You do not need to worry about that, club 'em.

soyungato's picture

Clubing their dog will do the trick as well but it is illegal so dont do it. It is call cruelty to animals. Come to think of it are fake Journalists animals ?

nightwish's picture

Does tearing the country apart in the interests of the elites using propaganda and false narratives make a group the enemy of the people? Fuck yes it does. Our country is wrecked, possibly for good.

The Alarmist's picture

And this is news?  Did Trump merely restate the obvious for the slower among us?

DogOfSinope's picture

Just in: WSJ publicly endorsed by the Daily Stormer! Therefore, WSJ must be Hitler!


AllTimeWhys's picture

Trump is a master troll, he sends one tweet knowing the idiots are going to pounce and screech all over it, looking like idiots.

Escrava Isaura's picture

Sorry, I disagree. That message wasn’t for the media.

It was for the American people.


JonNadler's picture

it was about time somebody this high  up said it

eatthebanksters's picture

So many will feign being offended by Trumps's tweet...but everyone should read the nutball tweets responding to his!  This is fucking priceless!  Trump is bitch slapping these fuckers and does not care one bit!!

Phil Free's picture

Trump, the Honey Badger!!  :D

Bluecoffeecup's picture

It's so funny to watch them fall all over themselves. They are being neutered in front of everybody. Funny!

VinceFostersGhost's picture



Trump, the Honey Badger!!



chubbar's picture

They are all ball-less little cunts anyway. Not one of those fuckers can think for him/herself. All they do is read a teleprompter spewing lies and hatred. Fuck them, I hope they all end up blowing queers down by the wharf for their next job, hopefully soon.

Wakemaker's picture

Time to rescind the telecommunications act of 1996 and apply monopoly laws.

We had specific laws so a few corporations could not own the media. The TC act of 1996 ended that and we got what our forefathers feared.

jeff montanye's picture

as jesse said, the clintons were to soft political corruption what henry ford was to automobile production: they industrialized it.