At his big presser to address his donations to vets’ groups today, Donald Trump complained that the media is being “nasty” and isn’t giving him credit for giving the money. But as CNN’s S.E. Cupp explained earlier tonight, that’s not how this works.
She said that while Trump might complain, it’s actually the role of the press to ask tough questions of people running for the highest office in the land, and not––as Trump would like––say “thank you” to him for doing a good thing.
“That’s not the role of the media,” Cupp said, “to thank the presidential nominee for raising money. It’s not the job of the media to heap praise upon him.”
She concluded that the GOP presidential nominee is “fundamentally confused about the role of free press.”