Anti-Trump Republican Explains Why Conservatives Distrust the Media, Rest of Panel Declares Code Red


During Sunday's edition of AM Joy, anti-Trump Republican Strategist managed to make some good points about why conservatives distrust the media. "there are instances where conservatives have felt more and more slighted to point that they say, you know what, when you as a journalist speak, I'm not going to listen to you because I think you're lying." He cited the media's portrayal of Mitt Romney as a sexist because of his "binders full of women" comment as an example; arguing that the media's overreaction to Romney's comment led conservatives to dismiss hysterical criticism of conservatives, valid or not, as "crying wolf."  Fellow panelist Eric Boehlert proceeded to basically dismiss Siegfried's argument, stressing that journalists have an obligation to save America from President Trump: "that's an interesting example and we can have a discussion on whether that was played the right way. We are so far beyond that now. Trump is a pathological, mentally unstable person and that's what journalists should be saying every day."  The third panelist, Maria Hinojosa agreed, saying "we cannot just sit back and let (Trump's lying) be some kind of normality." As Siegfried highlighted that "69 percent of Americans in the past ten years have said they no longer trust the media," guest host Jonathan Capehart cut him off; citing time constraints.

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