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>>>DONALD TRUMP IS REACHING FOR>>>DONALD TRUMP IS REACHING FOR THE REMOTE CONTROL. THE REMOTE CONTROL. THE LOVE AFFAIR BETWEEN TRUMP THE LOVE AFFAIR BETWEEN TRUMP AND FOX NEWS. AND FOX NEWS. TRUMP CALLED INTO FOX’S RADIO TRUMP CALLED INTO FOX’S RADIO SHOW TO SAY THIS. SHOW TO SAY THIS.>>AMONG MY WORST POLLS ALWAYS>>AMONG MY WORST POLLS ALWAYS IS FOX. IS FOX.>>I USED THE SAY YOU WERE A>>I USED THE SAY YOU WERE A SOLID SIX OR SEVEN BUT YOU ARE SOLID SIX OR SEVEN BUT YOU ARE GETTING BETTER. GETTING BETTER. TRUMP LASHED OUT ON TWITTER TRUMP LASHED OUT ON TWITTER SAYING THAT FOX NEWS IS NOT SAYING THAT FOX NEWS IS NOT WORKING ANYMORE. WORKING ANYMORE. HIS ADMINISTRATION MAINTAINS A HIS ADMINISTRATION MAINTAINS A REVOLVING DOOR WITH THE FOX’S REVOLVING DOOR WITH THE FOX’S SCREEN ROOM. SCREEN ROOM. ALL REMAINING DEFENDERS OF THIS ALL REMAINING DEFENDERS OF THIS PRESIDENT, THE LAST SEVERAL PRESIDENT, THE LAST SEVERAL WEEKS, SOME HOSTS AND GUESTS WEEKS, SOME HOSTS AND GUESTS HAVE CRITICIZED TRUMP SETTING HAVE CRITICIZED TRUMP SETTING HIM OFF. HIM OFF. WATCH. WATCH.>>HE SEEMS TO AT THIS POINT TO>>HE SEEMS TO AT THIS POINT TO BE THE ODD MAN OUT ON A LOT OF BE THE ODD MAN OUT ON A LOT OF ISSUES THERE WHETHER IT IS IRAN ISSUES THERE WHETHER IT IS IRAN OR CLIMATE CHANGE AND FACT SOME OR CLIMATE CHANGE AND FACT SOME PEOPLE ARE CALLING IT THE G-6 PEOPLE ARE CALLING IT THE G-6 PLUS ONE. PLUS ONE.>>MOST OF THE KANDSCANDIDATES O>>MOST OF THE KANDSCANDIDATES O HEAD TO HEAD WOULD BE DONALD HEAD TO HEAD WOULD BE DONALD TRUMP. TRUMP.>>THE PRESIDENT ALSO SAYS IN A>>THE PRESIDENT ALSO SAYS IN A TWEET THAT THE WALL IS GOING UP TWEET THAT THE WALL IS GOING UP RAPIDLY. RAPIDLY. IT IS NOT. IT IS NOT. AS WE JUST REPORTED THERE IS NO AS WE JUST REPORTED THERE IS NO NEW WALL. NEW WALL.>>I AM JOINED BY PROGRESSIVE>>I AM JOINED BY PROGRESSIVE ACTIVIST AND AUTHOR JEREMY COHN. ACTIVIST AND AUTHOR JEREMY COHN. HOW DO YOU LOOK AT THIS? HOW DO YOU LOOK AT THIS?>>HE’S TAKING SHOTS.>>HE’S TAKING SHOTS. IT IS KIND OF A HEAD AND IT IS KIND OF A HEAD AND SHOULDER. SHOULDER. OH, WE DO JOURNALIST AND WE ARE OH, WE DO JOURNALIST AND WE ARE NOT PROPAGANDA. NOT PROPAGANDA. THIS IS MUCH MORE DETAILED AND THIS IS MUCH MORE DETAILED AND FEROCIOUS NOW. FEROCIOUS NOW. E E YOU START TO WONDER IF HE’S IN A YOU START TO WONDER IF HE’S IN A THICK BUBBLE AND PARANOIA THICK BUBBLE AND PARANOIA INSECURE BUBBLE THAT HE BELIEVES INSECURE BUBBLE THAT HE BELIEVES FOX NEWS IS AFTER HIM. FOX NEWS IS AFTER HIM. IT MAY BE THE LATEST EXAMPLE OF IT MAY BE THE LATEST EXAMPLE OF HIS DECENT INTO MADNESS IF HE HIS DECENT INTO MADNESS IF HE THINKS EVERYONE FOR 24 HOURS THINKS EVERYONE FOR 24 HOURS SHOULD SOUND LIKE SEAN HANNITY. SHOULD SOUND LIKE SEAN HANNITY. THIS IS INTERESTING. THIS IS INTERESTING. I DON’T KNOW WHERE HE’S GOING TO I DON’T KNOW WHERE HE’S GOING TO TURN. TURN. NO ONE ELSE GIVES HIM THAT NO ONE ELSE GIVES HIM THAT GOD-LIKE COVERAGE LIKE FOX NEWS. GOD-LIKE COVERAGE LIKE FOX NEWS. IF HE’S GOING TO TURN ON FOX IF HE’S GOING TO TURN ON FOX NEWS, THERE IS NOTHING ELSE FOR NEWS, THERE IS NOTHING ELSE FOR HIM TO WATCH. HIM TO WATCH.>>IS THIS A CHANGE FOR FOX>>IS THIS A CHANGE FOR FOX TOWARDS PRESIDENT TRUMP? TOWARDS PRESIDENT TRUMP? IT IS ALWAYS A FEW POCKETS OF IT IS ALWAYS A FEW POCKETS OF INDEPENDENCE IF YOU WANT TO CALL INDEPENDENCE IF YOU WANT TO CALL IT WITH CHRIS WALLACE. IT WITH CHRIS WALLACE. OVERALL IS THIS A CHANGE FOR FOX OVERALL IS THIS A CHANGE FOR FOX NEWS POSITION TOWARDS TRUMP? NEWS POSITION TOWARDS TRUMP?>>I WAS A FOX NEWS COMMENTATOR>>I WAS A FOX NEWS COMMENTATOR FOR A COUPLE OF YEARS. FOR A COUPLE OF YEARS. I HAPPEN TO BE A PROUD OF THOSE I HAPPEN TO BE A PROUD OF THOSE POCKETS OF INDEPENDENCE. POCKETS OF INDEPENDENCE. THEY HAVE THREW OUT BOTH THEY HAVE THREW OUT BOTH CAMPAIGNS AND DURING THIS CAMPAIGNS AND DURING THIS ADMINISTRATION. ADMINISTRATION. THERE IS SOMETHING ABOUT THIS THERE IS SOMETHING ABOUT THIS MOMENT AND WHY HE’S CHOOSING MOMENT AND WHY HE’S CHOOSING NOW. NOW. I THINK IT HAS TO DO WITH TWO I THINK IT HAS TO DO WITH TWO THINGS REALLY. THINGS REALLY. ONE IS HE IS JUST THROWING DARTS ONE IS HE IS JUST THROWING DARTS AT EVERYTHING HE CAN FIND TO TRY AT EVERYTHING HE CAN FIND TO TRY TO DISTRACT FROM THE ECONOMY. TO DISTRACT FROM THE ECONOMY. THE FACT THAT HE’S SINKING THE THE FACT THAT HE’S SINKING THE ECONOMY AND PREDICTIONS OF A ECONOMY AND PREDICTIONS OF A RECESSION AND HIS TRADE WAR AND RECESSION AND HIS TRADE WAR AND RECKLESS AND IMMATURE BACK AND RECKLESS AND IMMATURE BACK AND FORTH AND WE ARE SEEING PRESS FORTH AND WE ARE SEEING PRESS ACROSS THE BOARD THAT GROUPS ACROSS THE BOARD THAT GROUPS HAVE BEEN CONVENTIONALLY WITH HAVE BEEN CONVENTIONALLY WITH HIM AND STRONG SUPPORTERS ARE NO HIM AND STRONG SUPPORTERS ARE NO LONGER. LONGER. HE WANTS TO DISTRACT FROM THAT HE WANTS TO DISTRACT FROM THAT STORY. STORY. SECOND, THE OTHER PIECE UNDER SECOND, THE OTHER PIECE UNDER HERE, ESPECIALLY IF YOU SEE HIM HERE, ESPECIALLY IF YOU SEE HIM ATTACKING AROUND THE POLLING ATTACKING AROUND THE POLLING NUMBERS IS HE’S PISSED THAT IT NUMBERS IS HE’S PISSED THAT IT DID NOT LOOK LIKE HE’S GOING TO DID NOT LOOK LIKE HE’S GOING TO WIN REELECTION AND HE DOES NOT WIN REELECTION AND HE DOES NOT WANT ANYONE TELLING THAT STORY. WANT ANYONE TELLING THAT STORY. THIS IS HIM IN FULL FREAK-OUT THIS IS HIM IN FULL FREAK-OUT MODE AND IT IS FUN TO WATCH. MODE AND IT IS FUN TO WATCH.>>TRUMP IS SENSITIVE ABOUT>>TRUMP IS SENSITIVE ABOUT POLLS POLLS POLLS, TAKE A LISTEN AT THIS. POLLS, TAKE A LISTEN AT THIS.>>FOX HAS CHANGED AND MY WORST>>FOX HAS CHANGED AND MY WORST POLLS HAVE ALWAYS BEEN FROM FOX. POLLS HAVE ALWAYS BEEN FROM FOX. SOMETHING IS GOING ON AT FOX AND SOMETHING IS GOING ON AT FOX AND I AM NOT HAPPY WITH IT. I AM NOT HAPPY WITH IT.>>I DON’T BELIEVE IT.>>I DON’T BELIEVE IT. I DON’T BELIEVE IT. I DON’T BELIEVE IT.>>WHAT IS GOING ON THERE?>>WHAT IS GOING ON THERE? WHAT DO YOU MAKE OF THAT? WHAT DO YOU MAKE OF THAT?>>SHE’S RIGHT.>>SHE’S RIGHT. THE POLLING THAT’S HIS BREAD AND THE POLLING THAT’S HIS BREAD AND BUTTER. BUTTER. HE LIVES AND DIES WITH THAT. HE LIVES AND DIES WITH THAT. HE WAS 38% VERSES EVERY HE WAS 38% VERSES EVERY DEMOCRAT. DEMOCRAT. IF YOU ARE THE INCUMBENT AND IF YOU ARE THE INCUMBENT AND SITTING AT 38%. SITTING AT 38%. YOU SHOULD FIND OTHER PLANS IN A YOU SHOULD FIND OTHER PLANS IN A YEAR OR SO. YEAR OR SO.>>SIMPLE THINGS LIKE THAT AND>>SIMPLE THINGS LIKE THAT AND THE NUMBERS REALLY THROW HIM THE NUMBERS REALLY THROW HIM OFF. OFF. THE OTHER THING THAT MUST BE SO THE OTHER THING THAT MUST BE SO CONFUSING FOR THE FOX NEWS CONFUSING FOR THE FOX NEWS VIEWERS. VIEWERS. YOU WATCH FOX NEWS AND HARD CORE YOU WATCH FOX NEWS AND HARD CORE VIEWERS HAVE EIGHT OR TEN OR VIEWERS HAVE EIGHT OR TEN OR TWELVE HOURS A DAY. TWELVE HOURS A DAY. IT IS NON-STOP WORSHIP FOR TRUMP IT IS NON-STOP WORSHIP FOR TRUMP AND YOU READ HIS TWEETS AND HE’S AND YOU READ HIS TWEETS AND HE’S SAYING FOX NEWS IS OUT TO GET SAYING FOX NEWS IS OUT TO GET HIM. HIM.>>HE HAS SEAN HANNITY AND ONE>>HE HAS SEAN HANNITY AND ONE OF HIS BIGGEST JUDGE ON SATURDAY OF HIS BIGGEST JUDGE ON SATURDAY NIGHT. NIGHT. CAN THIS PRESIDENT REALISTICALLY CAN THIS PRESIDENT REALISTICALLY WIN REELECTION IF HE DOES NOT WIN REELECTION IF HE DOES NOT HAVE FOX NEWS IN HIS CORNER? HAVE FOX NEWS IN HIS CORNER?>>I STOP MAKING PREDICTIONS.>>I STOP MAKING PREDICTIONS. THE FIRST THING IS WHAT’S TRUE. THE FIRST THING IS WHAT’S TRUE. THIS PRESIDENT CAN NOT, HE THIS PRESIDENT CAN NOT, HE CANNOT WIN REELECTION IF HE CANNOT WIN REELECTION IF HE CONTINUES TO DESTROY THE ECONOMY CONTINUES TO DESTROY THE ECONOMY BECAUSE OF HIS RECKLESS AND ILL BECAUSE OF HIS RECKLESS AND ILL ADVISED ECONOMIC POLICIES IS AN ADVISED ECONOMIC POLICIES IS AN INSULT TO THE WORD ECONOMIC AND INSULT TO THE WORD ECONOMIC AND POLICY. POLICY. THAT’S THE FIRST CASE. THAT’S THE FIRST CASE. IF HE CONTINUES TO TRY TO IF HE CONTINUES TO TRY TO DISTRACT FROM HIS INCREASINGLY DISTRACT FROM HIS INCREASINGLY RECKLESS ECONOMIC POLICIES WITH RECKLESS ECONOMIC POLICIES WITH MORE AND MORE POLICIES OF HATE MORE AND MORE POLICIES OF HATE AND DEMEANING AND DEHUMANIZING AND DEMEANING AND DEHUMANIZING SUCH AS WHAT YOU WERE DISCUSSING SUCH AS WHAT YOU WERE DISCUSSING OF YOUR LAST SEGMENT. OF YOUR LAST SEGMENT. THAT’LL CURVE OUT OF THOSE THREE THAT’LL CURVE OUT OF THOSE THREE TO TEN SWING VOTERS IN THIS TO TEN SWING VOTERS IN THIS COUNTRY. COUNTRY. HE’S ON A PATH, HE ALREADY HAD HE’S ON A PATH, HE ALREADY HAD HAD — HE’S MAKING HIS PATH HAD — HE’S MAKING HIS PATH HARDER. HARDER. WHAT HE’S TRYING TO DO HERE IS WHAT HE’S TRYING TO DO HERE IS LITERALLY SHOOT THE MESSENGER LITERALLY SHOOT THE MESSENGER AND HOPE THAT THE PEOPLE DON’T

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