Mainstream media are still in deep denial over President Trump

As we watch the mainstream media deal with the denial of Hillary Clinton’s loss to Donald Trump, we wonder when they will progress through the 5 stages of grief. Those 5 stages are; denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. As you watch the mainstream media in their daily spasms, you can see various levels of the first four symptoms. When will they deal with acceptance? Cal Thomas discusses how their years of lies makes this nearly impossible.

As Written by Cal Thomas for Fox News:

Since Donald Trump’s election, the major media have been trying to figure out what they did wrong, given their fawning coverage of Hillary Clinton and their anti-Donald Trump stories. Didn’t they help twice elect Barack Obama? Why didn’t the formula work this time?

Mostly the media blame voters, talk radio and Fox News, never themselves. One might say they are in denial, a condition that has a medical definition.

The defines it: “Denial is a defense mechanism postulated by Sigmund Freud, in which a person is faced with a fact that is too uncomfortable to accept and rejects it instead, insisting that it is not true despite what may be overwhelming evidence.”

While the major media seek to apply that definition to President Trump — Scott Pelley opened a recent broadcast of the “CBS Evening News” claiming that the president’s statement Monday about unreported terrorist attacks were part of a growing list of comments that prove he is “divorced from reality” — they ought to spend some time looking in the mirror.

Overnight, it seems, major media have become interested in facts following eight years of ignoring lies and dissembling by Democrats and members of the Obama administration, including the president.

The list is long and includes former Sen. Harry Reid’s lies about Mitt Romney, whom Reid falsely accused of not paying his taxes. When asked about it in an interview, Reid said, “I did what was necessary” to defeat Romney in the 2012 presidential race.

Then there were the numerous lies about ObamaCare, the glossing over of anti……


Cal Thomas: The mainstream media are still in deep denial over Trump | Fox News

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