Steve Bannon

Where have you read this before? Media is real ‘opposition party’

Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump?s combative chief strategist, said his administration considered the media to be America’s real “opposition party”.

In a rare interview with the New York Times, Mr Bannon said: “You?re the opposition party. Not the Democratic Party. The media is the opposition party.

“They don?t understand this country. They still do not understand why Donald Trump is the President of the United States. That?s why you have no power. You were humiliated.”

He said the media should “keep its mouth shut and just listen for a while”.

Fat chance. ? The media, as an opposition party, are trying to create outcomes. ?They aren’t interested in listening. ?They are interested in placing their thoughts into the readers’ minds to replace the thoughts of the politicians they don’t agree with. ? Read more »

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