Skip to comments.MSNBCâ€™s Town Hall With Donald Trump Was Disgraceful
Posted on 02/18/2016 8:46:20 AM PST by don-o
Is Donald Trump in trouble? After facing hostile questions from Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski Wednesday night--they comprehensively laid out his flip-flops, presented him with damning videotape, and asked him to explain the inconsistencies in detail--Trump was confronted by hostile audience members at MSNBC's televised town-hall forum. When a Muslim questioner got up to ask why he had said such bigoted things about minorities, Trump seemed to struggle while Scarborough forced him to respond. The candidate looked uncomfortable, unhappy, and somewhat lost. It could be a turning point.
If only. Of course, none of this actually occurred Wednesday night, just like it hasn't occurred once this entire campaign season. Instead, Scarborough and Brzezinski hosted what appeared to be a rehearsed and "safe" town hall, in which American voters asked the candidate such hard-hitting questions as "Why did you decide to run for president?" and "how will you set yourself apart" from other Republicans? It was completely worthless television, except in one sense: The program highlighted the many ways in which the media's coverage of Trump has been soft, insufficient, and without substance.
(Excerpt) Read more at slate.com ...
btw, for the many who won't read the source, it concludes that Trump will probably continue to get away with the free media ride.
He has an open invitation to go on Levin's show, but chooses msnbc???
How long was the townhall because I watched an hour long version on YouTube and saw none of that.
Scarborough is a flake and Brzezinski has a past of having close friends in prostitution rings.
Hardly. What Republican watches MSNBC?
So some leftist at Slate is outraged that MSNBC isn’t asking some politician any difficult questions? The irony.
Cruz Bots are up
True. But Trump CHOSE to go with them.
Well, at least some part of the Left Wing Media doesn’t like Donald Trump! You would think that after going all “Code Pink” on GWB, all of State’s staff would just love him!
did he watch the same thing I did?????
I figure it was worth about 2 more points in the polls.
I must have watched a Different version. Did Slate get an unedited, Director’s cut?
Only if, and until, he gets the nomination. The press will turn on him with such a vengeance that it will make Ted Cruz look like a puppy. There is enough ammunition in just the recent nomination race for the press to have non-stop bashing for a decade.
LOL! Has Slate ever watched the Bernie or Hillary’s town halls or the so called Hillary=Bernie “debates”?
Did Chump...sorry, Trump bring along his new friends from Code Pink?
Why should he go on Levin’s show...a guy who sold out and is obviously against him?
A History of Deception
The definitive timeline of what Ted Cruz said and did in the 2013 immigration debate.
I flicked thru the channels one morning and accidently stumbled upon MSNBC, so it does happen.
This just in:
“Trump lambasted by the pundits and the media elites.
He goes up another 5 pts in the polls.
Said pundits and media elites are in a state of shock.
Film at 11.”
> What Republican watches MSNBC?
The purpose was for Ds and indy’s to see Trump. He’s already running for the general election and trying to appeal to non-Rs. Rs aren’t going to vote for a commie or criminal. If Trump can pull in some Ds and most indy’s he got it locked up.
Who would want to go on the show of a known deranged Cruzer like Levin?
The free ride from the MSM will end the second he wins the nomination. That’s when all the ads starring laborers and contractors who were screwed when Trump’s companies declared bankruptcy will start airing.
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