Levin: Hysterical media has forgotten Obama’s actual abuses of the press

· May 24, 2018  
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On his radio show Thursday, LevinTV host Mark Levin called out the legacy media’s hypocritical, pearl-clutching cries that President Trump’s criticism makes him a threat to freedom of the press.

To illustrate his point, Levin read aloud from a 2016 New York Times column entitled “If Donald Trump Targets Journalists, Thank Obama.” The piece lays out in detail the litany of actual abuses President Obama and his administration carried out against the press and its sources.

The anti-Trump crowd seems to have forgotten all of this. Or they just don’t care.

“The man who did more in modern American history to abuse the media, to abuse freedom of the press, to criminalize and charge, punish and imprison matters related to reporting than any modern president is celebrated by the media,” Levin remarked.

“Donald Trump hasn’t done any of this,” Levin concluded. “And yet Donald Trump is said to threaten freedom of the press because he dares to defend himself publicly.”

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Author: Nate Madden

Nate Madden is CRTV’s congressional correspondent. Follow him @NateMaddenCRTV or send tips to [email protected].