‘The GOP Needs to Abandon Him’: New York Daily News Says It’s Time to Dump Trump
The left-leaning New York Daily News has unsurprisingly used its Wednesday morning cover to communicate clearly: the time has come to kick Donald Trump to the curb.
The latest flap to plague the campaign of the real estate mogul came when he — in the estimation of many — hinted at the assassination of his political rival Hillary Clinton in the form of second amendment gun owners. “If she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks. Although the Second Amendment people––maybe there is, I dunno…” he told a crowd yesterday.
Despite the campaign’s best back-tracking efforts, the comment has many crying foul. The New York Daily News, one of the two prominent tabloids of Gotham, ran this cover Wednesday morning in direct response:
— New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) August 10, 2016
“When Trump hinted gun-rights supporters shoot Hillary, he went from offensive to reckless. He must end his campaign. If he doesn’t, the GOP needs to abandon him,” reads the subhead.
It’s hardly the first time the publication used it editorial power to voice to slam Trump.
On the morning of May 4th — just hours after Texas Senator Ted Cruz ended his own bid for the Presidency — the Daily News mourned the end of the once-great Republican party with a cartoon elephant in its coffin. In March, the daily took on the threat of a nuclear uncertainty under Trump’s reign, highlighting Trump as being “unfit” and “a danger to the world.”
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