Trump’s Latest Video Says Journalists Are The Enemies
The President waited a full two days to condemn white supremacists following the violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, this weekend. The protests didn't stop him from posting a new promotional video on his personal website, however. The video touts what Trump sees as his successes while denouncing the media as "enemies" who want the President to fail.
Take a look at the video here:
As a narrator claims "the president’s enemies don’t want him to succeed," the screen fills with images of famous reporters from network and cable television.
Twitter users are incredibly disappointed with the lack of perspective in Trump's decision to release the video:
Some noticed inaccuracies in Trump's claims of economic growth:
It's also hard to miss the hypocrisy of Trump's message when he releases this ad a day after calling for national unity:
Political commentators are seeing the timing of Trump's video as a sign of weakness:
Whether or not you agree with the contents of the video, everyone seems to agree it was released at the absolutely worst time.