Rush Limbaugh: Trump’s Presser Was Effective Because His Supporters Really ’Needed It’

While President Trump‘s media-bashing press conference yesterday was pilloried by the mainstream press, a lot of conservative media figures loved it, especially Rush Limbaugh who called it particularly “effective.”

He elaborated on those remarks today on his radio show, explaining that the heated presser was “effective in rallying his voters, effective in rallying his supporters, ’cause they needed it.”

“Trump supporters, Trump voters have been watching this past month go by with these incessant, endless allegations of incompetence,” Limbaugh said, “and Trump had been tweeting and reacting to it. But they needed this, and that’s why I referred to it as effective because it clearly, clearly was, and they were discombobulated by it, flabbergasted by it.”

Limbaugh also said he thinks that the media will never be on the “same stage” as Trump because they live in a completely separate world. He also said they have “no desire” to learn anything about his voters outside of their preconceived notions.

Limbaugh’s praise of the press conference led to President Trump tweeting this out:

You can listen above, via The Rush Limbaugh Show.

[h/t Daily Rushbo]
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