Only Donald Trump is capable of routinely insulting himself without even noticing, even after it’s been widely pointed out by the media and other Twitter users.
Earlier today, Trump decided to close out the week and spend his Sunday going off about the “Fake News Media” again — and like many of his attacks, he accidentally made himself look even worse.
Proving that he really doesn’t have the intelligence or self-awareness to notice how damaging his tweet is to his presidency, Trump tweeted:
So many positive things going on for the U.S.A. and the Fake News Media just doesn’t want to go there. Same negative stories over and over again! No wonder the People no longer trust the media, whose approval ratings are correctly at their lowest levels in history! #MAGA“
Trump accused the media of ignoring all of the ‘positive’ things going on during his presidency (to be honest, that’s a very short list) and only publishing the “same negative stories.” Ironically, Trump also pointed out that the media’s approval ratings “are correctly at their lowest levels in history!” As usual, Trump has no poll or source to back this up.
This is hilarious, because Trump’s approval ratings are STILL at a historic low, and they’re not going up any time soon. In comparison, Americans have never trusted the free press more. Thanks to Trump’s presidency, Americans have far less trust in their government than ever, and have turned to the media for the truth. And while Trump loves to report about the “failing” media and claims that its ratings are dying, quite the opposite is true. For example, The New York Times (which has regularly been attacked by Trump) recently reported that is subscriptions are at an all-time high. Many other media outlets have also seen substantial increases.
This attack shows just how nervous Trump is about the negative but true coverage he’s getting over his many scandals.
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