There is a grain of truth in every joke. Or, as may be the case here, an entire granary.
Donald Trump struck a nerve on Sunday morning when his recently ramped up attacks on the media in general — and CNN in particular — took a troubling turn. In a single tweet, the only person in the world with the power to authorize U.S. nuclear strikes implicitly endorsed violence against the free press.
Let’s let this statement from the “modern day presidential” White House speak for itself first.