Nixon was talking to one person when he called the press his enemy. Trump was talking to 25 million.
"Lord knows Barack Obama criticized Fox News. … But it’s different from saying that we are an enemy of the American people,” Wallace said Sunday on “Fox & Friends.”
Priebus echoed his boss's criticisms, dismissing recent media stories as “stupidity” and blasting the use of anonymous sources.
Yep. We “won."
"When you look at history, the first thing that dictators do is shut down the press,” McCain told Chuck Todd in an interview for NBC's “Meet the Press.”
Democrats need their base to see them resisting.
C-SPAN ranked the presidents. I did some further data digging.
Jefferson is celebrated as a champion of a free press. But he also wrote that “nothing can now be believed which is seen in a newspaper."