Trump Chucks Paper in Disgust While Shaming Media

Trump is absolutely savage

The media has taken its coverage of coronavirus to a crazy new level.

Our press is spreading so much panic around the virus that it’s causing mass hysteria nationwide, with businesses temporarily shutting down and people buying toilet paper in mass quantities.

Seriously? What’s up with the toilet paper?

Wouldn’t it be ironic if traces of the COVID-19 virus were found in toilet paper?

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The American media have increasingly contextualized the illness’ U.S. spread in terms of the Trump administration’s response. Since Feb. 25, Donald Trump has been mentioned in a quarter to a third of U.S. news coverage of the virus, reflecting the stakes for his presidency. Globally, a quarter of economic news coverage mentions the coronavirus in some way, reflecting its outsized impact on the world economy.

Looking closely at the timeline above, both online news and online search interest appear to increase at nearly the same time in January, with news coverage slightly beating search interest during last week’s surge. Television news did not begin paying serious attention to the virus until Feb. 24.

Zooming in to the period when interest really accelerated, the timeline below compares the hourly Z-scores (UTC, also referred to as Greenwich Mean Time) of worldwide Google Trends search interest and online news coverage from Feb. 18 to Feb. 25, using a six-hour rolling average to smooth the data. [Real Clear Politics]

President Trump seems to be just as annoyed as everyone else about the media’s obsessive coverage and he ripped them an absolute new one at today’s presser.

But the best part is when he actually threw down his paper in disgust.

Watch the video:

Trump is absolutely savage.

And the American people love it!

This piece was written by Sophie O’Hara on March 15, 2020. It originally appeared in and is used by permission.

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