In a gesture that is only half-surprising, this morning, President Donald Trump tweeted out a thinly veiled threat to pull NBC’s broadcasting license, inferring his reason was the network’s severe Trump administration criticism.
With all of the Fake News coming out of NBC and the Networks, at what point is it appropriate to challenge their License? Bad for country!
Before we start celebrating, let’s stop and think about this. Yes, NBC news and programming tend to be biased against Trump and Republicans, like the rest of the big three. A reasonable person can be honest about that. However, the president doesn’t have the power to shut them down because they’re biased against him. Now, it may be that Trump isn’t serious. This President says a lot of things he doesn’t mean… a LOT of things. However, at some point Trump needs to accept that, as president, his meaningless words carry more weight than most, and it should be beneath his office for a president to behave that way. Besides, the “Gee, this is a nice place! Sure would be a shame if something happened to it” routine that Trump likes to use in making threats is hardly compelling for establishing …
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