‘Anti-Christ’: NY Daily News Burns Trump with Flaming Cover Over Pope Francis Fight
Donald Trump is now fighting with the holiest man on Earth, so naturally, the New York Daily News had to get in on his war of words with Pope Francis.
The paper hasn’t been very flattering with its coverage of Trump, having attacked him for his proposed Muslim ban, his support from ‘mindless zombies,’ and many other issues of controversy. The Holy Father said Thursday that Trump’s border wall obsession indicated that he perhaps was “not a Christian.” Trump’s response? The Pontiff would rue the day that President Trump was not there to protect the Vatican from ISIS. So, it only makes sense that the Daily News would dish out one of its signature provocative covers to mark the firestorm:
Today’s front page… ANTICHRIST! @Pontifex says @realDonaldTrump is “not Christian”https://t.co/28PNsxV0VG pic.twitter.com/1nT6NpSLw9
— New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) February 19, 2016
Of course, Trump’s supporters didn’t take very kindly to the cover’s message:
@NYDailyNews @Pontifex @realDonaldTrump the pope should stay the hell outa politics.
— J HARMON (@Amongstkingz) February 19, 2016
@NYDailyNews Are you endorsing Trump soon since you can’t seem to sell a paper without discussing him.
— B. Anthony (@BriNYC975) February 19, 2016
@NYDailyNews @Pontifex @realDonaldTrump Shameful use of media. From this Christian: Fuck the media!
— FindingAmericaAgain (@acsim) February 19, 2016
@NYDailyNews @Pontifex @realDonaldTrump and the pope was smacked right back down.. guess you missed that story again NYDailynews. TRUMP2016
— Bridget Sanders (@Bridget00685720) February 19, 2016
@NYDailyNews @Pontifex @realDonaldTrump This is not even journalism, this newspaper wants to be the new Enquirer. Every Front Page Awful.
— Rich Unger (@NightclubGenius) February 19, 2016
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