Should Trump Leave The Press Alone?

Former President George W. Bush’s senior advisor Karl Rove firmly believes that President Trump should refrain from his anti-media rhetoric like calling the press the “enemy of the people.”

Rove stated, “Look I think this is over the top. Every president has a problem with the media. I was in the White House for seven years and I didn’t like the coverage they gave George W. Bush particularly the liberal “New York Times” but I think the president is better if he makes his case on a case-by-case basis. That is to say when they say something that is wrong and then he respectfully disagrees with them.”

“I think calling names is not helpful to our country from any side. Calling them the enemy of the people that just grates on me. I grew up during the time of the Cold War. That is a phrase that was used by Stalin against the enemies of the communist regime. I think the president would be well advised to tone down the rhetoric.”