Friday, February 17, 2017

John Adams cp Donald Trump

"The liberty of the press is essential to the security of freedom in a state: it ought not,
therefore, to be restrained in this commonwealth."
— John Adams, Massachusetts Constitution of 1780


David in Cal said...

For the President to criticize news media in no way restricts Freedom of the Press. The media remain free to report whatever and however they like.

Furthermore, Presidential criticism of media is normal. E.g., Presidents Obama and Clinton criticized Fox News and Rush Limbaugh from time to time.

Layzej said...

Fox News anchor Chris Wallace warns viewers: Trump crossed the line in latest attack on media "Context was important, Wallace said. All presidents fight with the media, but Trump had taken it a step further in making them out to be “the enemy,” he added."