‘Do your job! America is on to you!’: Right-wing radio host Laura Ingraham gets loudest and longest applause of the Republican convention by bashing the media, by David Martosko.
A conservative talk radio host brought the Republican National Convention to its feet – and earned the week’s loudest and longest sustained applause – by chastising the hundreds of reporters gathered in Cleveland to hear a night of speeches.
They know the media are PC and completely in bed with the Democrats. It’s so obvious, but what can we do? Start up non-PC media of our own! I can only afford a website…
GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump has made press-bashing a regular feature of his campaign rallies, but Laura Ingraham’s clobbering was the week’s first sign of conservatives’ open warfare’ against media bias.
She yelled at journalists for failing to uncover corruption in the Obama administration, saying part of Trump’s rise can be traced back to his willingness to say what their editors won’t print.
The cheers were deafening.
Comments about Clinton start 6:50.
After a speech that focused on the loss of American greatness and the evils of runaway government power, the frequent Fox News Channel guest host and Sunday-morning ABC News contributor looked up to the balcony where journalists’ eyes glared down.
‘To all my friends – they’re way up there – in the press. I see you! Hello! Hello!’ she taunted.
‘To all my friends up there in the press: You all know why, in your heart, Donald Trump won the nomination. You know it. You know why he won it?’ she asked.
‘Because he dared to call out the phonies, the frauds, and the corruption that has gone unexposed and uncovered for far too long. Too long! Do your job!’