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Wed Jun 28, 2017, 07:31 PM

Reporter Who Called Out Sarah Huckabee Sanders: "I can't take it anymore. We're bullied every day."

“We are bullied and browbeaten every day ― and I’ve pretty much had enough of it.”

Brian Karem, the reporter who scolded deputy White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders for attacking the press during a briefing Tuesday, says he’s had enough of the White House’s “bullying.”

The Montgomery County Sentinel executive editor warned that the White House’s aggressive behavior toward the media is unconstitutional and sabotages the First Amendment.

“For the government to sit there and undermine, essentially what is very essential checks and balances system ― it’s disheartening,” Karem said on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” Wednesday. “It’s unnerving. I can’t take it anymore. It’s nuts.”

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Karem condemned the president’s latest tweets on Wednesday and encouraged his fellow reporters to push back against Trump-led efforts to weaken the Fourth Estate

“We’ve been called the ‘enemy of the people’ from that White House,” Karem said. “We’ve been told that we’re fake media. We are bullied and browbeaten every day ― and I’ve pretty much had enough of it.””

“It’s not good for this country,” he added. “It’s got to be stopped and ... more of us have to stand up to it every day."

Video and more at link:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/brian-karem-sarah-huckabee-sanders-trump_us_595390cfe4b02734df2ebcd5?section=us_politics

He's calling for the media to stand up. Imagine what they could do if they did.

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Reply Reporter Who Called Out Sarah Huckabee Sanders: "I can't take it anymore. We're bullied every day." (Original post)
Amaryllis Jun 2017 OP
guillaumeb Jun 2017 #1
underpants Jun 2017 #2
Lyricalinklines Jun 2017 #5
politicat Jun 2017 #20
perdita9 Jun 2017 #3
GusBob Jun 2017 #4
Alice11111 Jun 2017 #6
BigmanPigman Jun 2017 #7
Amaryllis Jun 2017 #10
Amaryllis Jun 2017 #13
Initech Jun 2017 #8
zz-la Jun 2017 #9
bdamomma Jun 2017 #11
SCVDem Jun 2017 #12
SergeStorms Jun 2017 #14
ProudLib72 Jun 2017 #15
Amaryllis Jun 2017 #16
ProudLib72 Jun 2017 #19
lindysalsagal Jun 2017 #17
RestoreAmerica2020 Jun 2017 #18

Response to Amaryllis (Original post)

Wed Jun 28, 2017, 07:34 PM

1. Far too many media types are willing to be abused and lied to if it guarantees

them ratings. Like Leslie Moonves, they are willing to do anything for the bottom line. It is not simply the clowns on FAUX News who cooperate willingly.

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Response to Amaryllis (Original post)

Wed Jun 28, 2017, 07:38 PM

2. A reporter from Playboy leads the way

Good for him

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Response to underpants (Reply #2)

Wed Jun 28, 2017, 09:11 PM

5. I'm laughing so much at the irony! I love these moments especially nowadays! Eom

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Response to underpants (Reply #2)

Wed Jun 28, 2017, 11:34 PM

20. Who knew Playboy and Teen Vogue and Vanity Fair would be our watchdog media?

We slipped into a low probability universe.

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Response to Amaryllis (Original post)

Wed Jun 28, 2017, 07:51 PM

3. Resistance is easier at the beginning than at the end

Nice to see the press step up and join the millions of Americans who have protested this administration from the start.

Tyrants never know how much power they have until they push. I'm so glad I went to Washington in January with record numbers of my fellow citizens and pushed back. It probably kept things from becoming worse than they are.

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Response to Amaryllis (Original post)

Wed Jun 28, 2017, 08:12 PM

4. Reap your whirlwind Dr Frankenstein. The media foisted this monster upon us

While bringing out the torches for the "witch" and her emails

Trump is a media creation for 2 years they slobbered over his every fart.

I just read that network viewership is up something like 35%.

Trump is a bonanza for the media.

He is also playing you like a fiddle.

Stop whining Brian

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Response to Amaryllis (Original post)

Wed Jun 28, 2017, 09:12 PM

6. Thank you for calling out on specific things every chance you have.

Bravo!
He wants to destroy freedom of the press, obviously.
As long as Fox keeps on smoozing him and lying and distorting, we are at a huge disadvantage

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Response to Amaryllis (Original post)

Wed Jun 28, 2017, 09:21 PM

7. He was just on Anderson Cooper and said people have been giving him gifts

to say thanks. People are grateful someone finally stood up to this scam.

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Response to BigmanPigman (Reply #7)

Wed Jun 28, 2017, 09:41 PM

10. Good. I hope he becomes a celebrated media guest. It will show others that standing up

gets a positive response.

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Response to Amaryllis (Original post)

Wed Jun 28, 2017, 09:24 PM

8. You can only bully someone for so long before we start fighting back.

We need to kick this administration in the ass hard.

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Response to Amaryllis (Original post)

Wed Jun 28, 2017, 09:30 PM

9. This is what fascism looks like

So nice for Trump to demonstrate it so well. Americans are getting used to it, it has been slowly fed to them over time and now it is becoming harder and harder to fight against. At least for those who are actually willing to fight against it.

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Response to Amaryllis (Original post)

Wed Jun 28, 2017, 09:41 PM

11. tRump

is going by the Putin handbook, to discredit the press. WE need to stop this. The only thing fake is tRump.

I would love to see the press push these jerks back hard........sigh.

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Response to Amaryllis (Original post)

Wed Jun 28, 2017, 09:58 PM

12. Still need some more to commit?

 

“We are bullied and browbeaten every day ― and I’ve pretty much had enough of it.”

Brian Karem

Only 'pretty much'? I suggest you watch "Network"! Now that's how we need to deal with these bastards!

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Response to Amaryllis (Original post)

Wed Jun 28, 2017, 10:23 PM

14. Does anyone think Trump really cares?

Does Trump care what they think? HELL NO, he doesn't! He has FOX "News", Breitbart, InfoWars, Limbaugh, and every other reich-wing suck-ass cretin YEARNING for his every word. And those are THE ONLY "news sources" from which his brain-dead supporters get their news. He's ALWAYS preaching to the choir, and he could care less if the remaining Americans hear a single word he has to say, or not.

He'd certain he can carry the nation with the base he has, and the other racists, xenophobes, and other assorted "deplorables" he can gather along the way. The rest of us are all considered "fake", along WITH the media. He couldn't care less if we live or die, as is evidenced by the wonderful "healthcare" package he's guaranteed us all.

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Response to Amaryllis (Original post)

Wed Jun 28, 2017, 10:31 PM

15. Call them on their bullshit

Imagine if every journalist agreed not to back down but to publish the truth and call then on their lies. Tired of being pushed around? Well then, tell them they are lying and ask them for the truth. Tell them to give you straight answers. In other words, PUSH BACK!

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Response to ProudLib72 (Reply #15)

Wed Jun 28, 2017, 10:56 PM

16. Do you think if they did that, they would end up with only right wing media left and all

others banned? The Trump "admin" don't seem to be very aware of what makes for bad optics.

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Response to Amaryllis (Reply #16)

Wed Jun 28, 2017, 11:10 PM

19. That's what the MSM is afraid of

However, tRump has been calling them "fake" for months now. He has sicced his gang of hoodlums on certain reporters (e.g. Acosta). He doesn't allow video or pictures in press briefings. Journalists are expected to nod their heads up and down while swallowing every lie. So really, what is there to lose? So the first push back from journalists comes from a source outside of the MSM. It makes sense.

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Response to Amaryllis (Original post)

Wed Jun 28, 2017, 11:02 PM

17. Might as well: There's nothing to cover, anyway. He speaks on the Twitter.

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Response to Amaryllis (Original post)

Wed Jun 28, 2017, 11:04 PM

18. Then , boycott, leave, quit and get some ganas!

Then for gods sake, get up and leave, boycott; hold your own damn press conference, on what? Well, on nothing that's what, youve been doing that for months now. Have some dignity! You all need a good dose of ganaas .(Spanish New Mexican colloquialism or slang for balls you know juevos, male junk used to relay boldness, wherewiithall, stength. sorry only one 'a' unable to correct; can be a bad word also, mostly slang, like my very Catholic mother would never use it, it's not proper.) Forget it, if you [the press] dont know what to do at this stage , I have no sympathy. What ? you say, you'll get fired, hell I'd rather pick up dog sh it than sit in that pressroom one more day playing their games... it's a cat and mouse game... they're just messing withh you all. Question: Is it me, are press people just sheep, and is there anyone there that can lead them out of wilderness, called trumpevilvillage? The press can stop this crazy locura today. Enough! Besta!

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