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MRC founder and president Brent Bozell was interviewed by Pat Robertson on The 700 Club on Wednesday about his new book (with co-author Tim Graham) titled Unmasked: Big Media's War Against President Trump. When asked what explains the media's extreme antipathy to this president, Bozell had a three-fold answer:
1. He was challenging Obama's legacy, and Hillary Clinton, who was going to solidify that legacy of fundamentally transforming America.
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2. They believed they created this monster, the reality-show TV star on The Apprentice who became president.
3. He declared war on the media like no one before him, and they didn't like it, because "they're arrogant, and they're aloof, and they think they are beyond reproach."
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Then Robertson asked for an example of the press going too far in attacking the president:
BRENT BOZELL: Let me give you a good one. Shortly after the election, Brian Ross of ABC reported breathlessly that it turns out that Michael Flynn, Trump's foreign policy adviser, had indeed gone to Russia, had been sent by Donald Trump to Russia to speak with the Russians. This was the absolute evidence of collusion. When this story came out, among other things, the market dropped 300 points, so billions of dollars was lost on the market, everyone reported it breathlessly on their own -- CNN, Headline News, that sort of thing. Turned out there was one little problem with that story. Donald Trump sent Michael Flynn to Russia after he was elected,...
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