Saturday, February 18, 2017

Trump civics: press enemy of the people?

Trump tweeted:

JFK responds with a basic lesson in civics:

Or in text:
It is never pleasant to be reading things frequently that are not agreeable news,but I would say it is invaluable arm of the presidency as a check really on what is going on in administration.
Even though we never like it, and even though we wish they didn’t write it, and even though we disapprove, there isn’t any doubt that we could not to the job at all in a free society without a very, very active press.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Trump civics: stock tips

Today, there was this exchange on Twitter from Press Secretary Sean Spicer:

Short answer:
There's no such thing as 'stock tips'. It's something the gullible believe in, like astrology. Smart people invest in a few low-cost index funds. Thus, US Weekly totally burned Spicer.