At his first White House briefing, Trump press secretary Sean Spicer drew nervous tweets from the liberal media for calling on sources outside their comfort zone. He didn’t start with the usual alphabet: AP, ABC, CBS, NBC. He started with the New York Post, whose representative asked him when Trump would start building that wall he promised on the southern border.
New York Times reporter Michael Grynbaum tweeted within minutes: “Priorities, Day 1: Spicer calls on NY Post, CBN, Univision, Fox News. So far top newspapers & broadcast networks shut out.”
CNN media reporter Brian Stelter was wowed: “He’s literally AND symbolically going over the heads of the reporters from the biggest newspapers and TV networks.”… [read more]
lhwm notes: Looks like President Trump is good at going against the grain. Finally good old fashioned competition.