by Daily Bell Staff
The Daily Bell
Trump revokes Post press credentials, calling the paper ‘dishonest’ and ‘phony’ … Why did Donald Trump revoke The Post’s media credentials? … Donald Trump said Monday that he is pulling The Washington Post’s credentials to cover his events because he is upset with the newspaper’s coverage of his campaign. – WashingtonPost
Donald Trump is probably justified in revoking the Post’s credentials. It really is a dishonest newspaper that manipulates news on a regular basis.
The Post doesn’t see it that way of course. It treats Trump’s revocation of their credentials as a freedom of the press issue.
In a statement, Post Executive Editor Martin Baron said: “Donald Trump’s decision to revoke The Washington Post’s press credentials is nothing less than a repudiation of the role of a free and independent press.