President Donald Trump’s relationship with Fox News Channel sometimes has veered from ally to frenemy in recent months, and today one of its on-air personalitites called POTUS out for his latest snipe at the network.
Trump tweeted this morning that “Fox news is at it again” in response to its report on a new poll that shows him trailing some Democratic challengers, by a lot. In response, host and correspondent Julie Banderas — who has crossed swords with the commander in chief before — tweeted “That is incorrect” and did her level best to explain the concept of polling to him. Here is the exchange (Trump’s tweet is a two-parter):
Where is Schoolhouse Rock! when you really need it?
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Anyway, this isn’t the first time Banderas has stood up for her network in the face of presidential harassment. Back in January — which feels like half a lifetime ago — she smacked back on social media after Trump tweeted that two of her FNC colleagues “have even less understanding of the Wall negotiations than the folks at FAKE NEWS CNN & NBC!” Banderas’ reply: “Bullying journalists is not presidential.”
Now that can put take the fun out of Executive Time.
Meanwhile, Democratic front-runner Joe Biden’s camp couldn’t resist chiming on the latest pearls is what?-dom from the Oval Office, offering this double-digit face slap:
And as David Letterman often used to remind us, “If you’ve ever been polled, you know just how painful that can be.”
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