Herr trump was in rare form today. This was his first press conference since July, and he was particularly combative with some members of the press. (He actually called Buzzfeed a "failing pile of garbage.")
Of course, as is always the case with Mr Orangehair, there were lies upon lies during his presser:
"In his first press conference since July, President-elect Donald Trump repeated some false and misleading claims on jobs, health care and his tax returns:
• Trump falsely claimed that there are “96 million really wanting a job and they can’t get [one].” There are roughly 96 million people not in the labor force, but that includes retirees, students and others who don’t want jobs. Only 5.5 million of them want work.
• Trump said that “you learn very little” from a tax return. But experts told us there’s plenty of information to be gleaned from tax returns — such as potential conflicts of interest, charitable giving habits and effective tax rates.
• Trump continues to oversimplify the rise of the Islamic State by blaming
Trump claimed that “nobody even talked about it” when hacked emails showed that
Trump hasn’t held a press conference since July 27, 2016, during the Democratic National Convention. The purpose was to discuss how he would arrange to handle his business affairs while he is president. Trump will take the oath of office on Jan. 20.
But the Republican president-elect was asked a variety of questions on a host of issues, including Russian hacking, the Affordable Care Act and his Cabinet appointments. In several cases, Trump repeated some of the same claims that he had made during the campaign." [Source]
Just trump being trump.
And yet, he is accusing CNN of spreading fake news (CNN denies it), and he is trying to blur the lines between truth and reality, and run a divide and conquer game on the American press.
Sadly, so far, it seems to be working.
*Pic from yahoo.com