90 Miles From Tyranny : GENIUS MOVE: Trump Will Skip White House Correspondents Dinner - Again

Friday, April 6, 2018

GENIUS MOVE: Trump Will Skip White House Correspondents Dinner - Again

Every year, the White House press corps throws itself a gaudy party oozing with excess. Known as the White House Correspondents' Association (WHCA) dinner, the event has turned into a week long party overflowing with booze and, weirdly, even corporate sponsorship.

And just like last year, President Trump wants no part of the mess.

"The White House has informed us that the president does not plan to participate in this year's dinner," WHCA President Margaret Talev said in a statement. Instead, Press Secretary Sarah Sanders will "represent the administration at the head table," Talev said.

The White House press corps is overpopulated by the heavily liberal mainstream media. And like in year's past, the MSM will laud and praise members of the MSM. At this year's dinner on April 28, the association will honor CNN with its biggest award for the liberal network's January 2017 report on how the intelligence community believed Russia had compromising information on Trump.

Seriously.

Lester Holt of NBC News will receive an award, as New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman -- who Trump has described on Twitter as a “Hillary flunky” who "knows nothing about me" -- will be honored with an award for showing “her deep understanding of what makes President Trump tick,” WHCA judges said.

No, really.

The dinner has a long history, and usually, the president of the United States roasts the media in a good-hearted way. But the event became more and more partisan during the two terms of George W. Bush, and then fell completely political during Barack Obama's presidency, turning into a liberal lovefest.

Meanwhile, the entertainment at the dinner has become highly partisan, as well. In 2017, the WHCA decided to pick comedian and “The Daily Show” correspondent Hasan Minhaj. He was predictably unfunny. He joked about...Read More HERE

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