‘Forget the Press, Read the Internet’: Trump Advises Supporters To Ignore Mainstream Media
During his rally in Colorado earlier today, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said that the press cannot be believed, so it is best not to read anything from them. Instead, it is best to just “read the internet.”
“Forget the press, read the internet, study other things” Trump told the crowd. “Don’t go for the mainstream media. Most of them, good news, most of them fortunately won’t be around much longer.”
Trump: "Forget the press — read the internet, study other things" pic.twitter.com/ImWZCA96Ei
— Bradd Jaffy (@BraddJaffy) October 18, 2016
Trump also said that he gets a “lot of honesty from the internet,” as if the internet was once singluar source for information.
Donald Trump in Colorado: "Forget the press, read the Internet. I get a lot of honesty over the Internet. I do get some dishonesty, too.” pic.twitter.com/zE9Uk3Wnqo
— Ryan Parker (@TheRyanParker) October 18, 2016
There was a decent amount of reaction to Trump’s comment today.
— Colin Jones (@colinjones) October 18, 2016
"Forget the press, read the Internet" is the perfect summation of the Trump phenomenon. Translated: Forget the truth, read the lies. https://t.co/B700lJfRJJ
— Ben White (@morningmoneyben) October 18, 2016
Trump in Colorado, on what could be his campaign mantra: "Forget the press, read the internet, study other things."
— Ashley Parker (@AshleyRParker) October 18, 2016
Trump is now in Las Vegas as he prepares for tomorrow’s presidential debate, the third and final of the election season.
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